OOMPH! Podcast

OOMPH! is a podcast developed by the WVU ICRC. Listeners can enjoy a frank and informal conversation with injury control researchers which can help them think about the field in a new way. We also go off topic... a lot. Think you won't laugh during a podcast on injury control? Give us a try!

Graduating Student Edition: Dr. Sara Warfield

Most Recent Episode

The WVU Injury Control Research Center (WVU ICRC), host of the OOMPH! podcast, takes pride in the accomplishments of its students. The hosts of OOMPH! talk with Dr. Sara Warfield, who will receive her PhD in May 2019. Dr. Warfield has been an essential member of the WVU ICRC team for years and has gathered some fascinating experiences to share with listeners. She will talk about her academic journey and, more specifically, her research into opioid use disorder. In addition, she shares her insight about substance abuse and mental health. Tune in for an interesting episode!

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A Talk with Cap featuring Dr. Rob Bossarte

Did you know that WVU ICRC Director, Dr. Rob Bossarte, used to serve in the CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service? Listen to our latest podcast to hear some of his stories from this time and the path to his current research interest in suicide prevention. We also chat about prairie dogs… tune in to find out why!

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WVU ICRC Year in Review 2018

WVU ICRC faculty and staff were busy in 2018 with their research, outreach, and educational activities. Tune in to learn what we have been up to this year and plans for a productive 2019. We promise a laugh or two… and a shout out to our international listeners! #wemakeinjurycool #askWVUICRC This episodes ICRC crew: Dr. Robert Bossarte (Director, WVU ICRC), Dr. Dan Shook (Director of Mountain Safe - outreach arm of the WVU ICRC), Dr. Cara Stokes (post-doctoral fellow), Sara Warfield (PhD student), Bonnie Grimm (WVU ICRC program assistant) and Dannell Boatman (WVU ICRC Education Core Lead)

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Mindful Recovery with Professor Laura Lander, Dr. Keith Zullig & Meghan Tuscano

Can mindfulness prevent people with opioid use disorder from relapsing while in recovery? Our guests, Dr. Keith Zullig, Professor Laura Lander, and Meghan Tuscano, are exploring that possibility with an innovative study at West Virginia University. Take a centering breath and listen to the OOMPH! team as they explore the link between mindfulness and recovery. #wemakeinjurycool #askWVUICRC This episodes ICRC crew: Dr. Robert Bossarte (Director, WVU ICRC) and Dr. Dan Shook (Director of Mountain Safe - outreach arm of the WVU ICRC)

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Summer Intern Edition: Caitlin Bossarte & Olivia Novais

The WVU ICRC, the host of OOMPH!, takes pride in the work of our students. We invited two undergraduate students to spend their summer with us learning about survey research, the opioid epidemic, suicide prevention, public policy, health disparities and more. Listen to Caitlin Bossarte and Olivia Novais talk about their experiences and what they have learned in the most recent episode of OOMPH!.

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Conversations with Robin: Photovoice Project

This episode focuses on “Unseen Morgantown,” a photovoice project produced by the WVU ICRC and Milan Puskar Health Right.

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Be Nice to Drug Users with Dr. Robin Pollini

Dr. Robin Pollini, Associate Director of the WVU Injury Control Research Center (ICRC) and Associate Professor with the WVU School of Medicine, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry, joins the ICRC crew to discuss drug abuse, stigma, and harm reduction programs.

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Graduating Student Edition: Mr. Dana Dandeneau

Mr. Dandeneau graduated in May 2018 with his MPH in Epidemiology at WVU. Listen to Mr. Dandeneau talk about his work with substance abuse and harm reduction programs and how he plans to pursue public health in the field. You will also learn a bit about Poughkeepsie, New York!

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Summer Intern Edition: Caitlin Bossarte & Olivia Novais

The WVU ICRC, the host of OOMPH!, takes pride in the work of our students. We invited two undergraduate students to spend their summer with us learning about survey research, the opioid epidemic, suicide prevention, public policy, health disparities and more. Listen to Caitlin Bossarte and Olivia Novais talk about their experiences and what they have learned in the most recent episode of OOMPH!.

Listen to Summer Intern Edition: Caitlin Bossarte & Olivia Novais On SoundCloud