Color Me Healthy

Hosted by Karl Shallowhorn

Podcasts

Ep.8 – Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community

In this episode of Color Me Healthy, host Karl Shallowhorn speaks with Community Health Center of Buffalo Internal Medicine Physician, Dr. Kenyani Davis, about the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. In this informative and educational conversation, she shares helpful tips on ways to prevent contracting the virus as well as what to do if you suspect you’ve been exposed. She also provides information to parents on how to help their children cope with this pandemic.

Ep.7 – Osborne Association’s Family Works program

On this episode of Color Me Healthy, host Karl Shallowhorn speaks with Dior Lindsay and Rashaun Smalls from the Osborne Association’s Family Works program. Family Works is an innovative initiative that promotes positive relationships and allows for a sense of connection between those who are incarcerated and their children. Dior and Rashaun also provide other services to the community to help those who are affected by these circumstances.

Ep.6 – Physical Therapy In The African American Community

Did you know that the CHCB offers Physical Therapy treatment? Check out this latest installment of our Color Me Healthy podcast where host Karl Shallowhorn sits down with Director of Physical Therapy, Dr. Darlene Volmy. Listen as Dr. Volmy shares about the wide range of services CHCB provides for her patients across the lifespan.

Ep.5 – Primary Care In The African American Community

Being prepared to meet with your Primary Care Physician is critical in making the best use of the time you have with them. In addition, it helps to know what questions you may want to ask. In this Color Me Healthy podcast, host Karl Shallowhorn speaks with Community Health Center of Buffalo, Inc. provider, Dr. Timothy McDaniel, M.D., to help you be prepared for your next doctor’s appointment.

Ep.4 – Diabetes In The African American Community

Did you know that more than 30 million people in the U.S. have diabetes? With diabetes affecting so many individuals, it is important to take a proactive approach in terms of early intervention and treatment. Join host, Education Program Coordinator, Karl Shallowhorn, as he sits down with Community Health Center of Buffalo Diabetes Educator, Margaret Mersereau, to discuss this topic as well as the services she offers at CHCB.

Ep3. – Mental Health In The African American Community

Check out the latest Color Me Healthy podcast where we flip the script. Community Health Center of Buffalo’s Director of Outreach and Marketing, Karla Thomas, interviews Education Program Coordinator and host Karl Shallowhorn on the topic of mental health in the African-American community.

Ep.2 (pt.2) – Addiction In The African American Community

Hear our part 2 discussion that focuses on substance use disorder and recovery as a significant challenge within our communities today. Chris Thrasher joins us on “Color Me Healthy” to discuss the impact of opioid use in communities of color part 2. He is the senior director of Substance Use and Disorders at the Clinton Foundation. Chris emphasize the importance of a more holistic approach to address all the components of health living by applying the social determinants of health approach.

Ep.2 (pt.1) – Addiction In The African American Community

Dealing with the opioid epidemic. Hear our discussion that focuses on substance use disorder and recovery as a significant challenge within our communities today. Chris Thrasher joins us on “Color Me Healthy” to discuss the impact of opioid use in communities of color. He is the senior director of Substance Use and Disorders at the Clinton Foundation. Chris emphasize the importance of a more holistic approach to address all the components of health living by applying the social determinants of health approach.

Ep.1 – The Community Health Center of Buffalo, Inc: Serving The People

In this inaugural episode of Color Me Healthy, host Karl Shallowhorn speaks with Karla Thomas, Director of Outreach and Marketing from The Community Health Center of Buffalo, Inc, Inc about the extensive healthcare services offered to citizens of Buffalo, Cheektowaga, Lockport and Niagara Falls.