Podcasts

Sharon Manhi and Theresa Hegarty Interview

Sharon Manhi has worked in the NHS for over 20 years initially in primary care and then in 2001 she started work at the Royal United Hospitals (RUH), Bath, NHS Foundation Trust. As an NHS Manager, her experience has been in an operational and quality improvement role and for the last 3 years as Lead for Patient and Carer Experience. Theresa Hegarty has worked in the NHS since 1977 as an Occupational Therapist, leader, manager, and counsellor and as Head of Patient Experience from 2007 - 2015 at the Royal United Hospitals (RUH), Bath, NHS Foundation Trust. For further information please contact: sharonmanhi@nhs.net

Amy Bucher Podcast part 2/2

Amy Bucher, Ph.D., is the Behavior Change Design Director at Mad*Pow in Boston. Amy focuses on crafting engaging and motivating solutions that help people change behavior, especially related to health, wellness, learning, and financial well-being. Previously she worked with CVS Health as a Senior Strategist for their Digital Specialty Pharmacy, and with Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions Group as Associate Director of Behavior Science. Amy spent many years designing and product managing digital health coaching programs such as health risk assessments, chronic health management programs, behavioral health interventions, medication/therapy adherence, and wellness programs. Amy received her A.B. magna cum laude in psychology from Harvard University, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in organizational psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Amy Bucher Interview

Amy Bucher, Ph.D., is the Behavior Change Design Director at Mad*Pow in Boston. Amy focuses on crafting engaging and motivating solutions that help people change behavior, especially related to health, wellness, learning, and financial well-being. Previously she worked with CVS Health as a Senior Strategist for their Digital Specialty Pharmacy, and with Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions Group as Associate Director of Behavior Science. Amy spent many years designing and product managing digital health coaching programs such as health risk assessments, chronic health management programs, behavioral health interventions, medication/therapy adherence, and wellness programs. Amy received her A.B. magna cum laude in psychology from Harvard University, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in organizational psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

David Rakel Podcast part 4&5/5

Dr. Rakel is co-editor of the Textbook of Family Medicine (8thand 9theds), Editor of Integrative Medicine (1-4 eds) and editor-in-chief of Primary Care Practice Update. He has received NIH funding to study the ‘clinician effect’ and to incorporate healing modalities into medical school curricula. His team was awarded a 6-year contract to educate clinicians in the Veterans Health Care Administration towards a Personalized, Proactive and Patient Driven cultural shift in health care delivery. He was one of 5 mentors for the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health student body. He is board certified in family and Integrative medicine and he has been awarded a number of teaching awards including the Baldwin E. Lloyd clinical teacher award, the UW Department of Family Medicine faculty excellence award, the Marc Hansen lecture award, the resident teacher-of-the-year award, The Leonard Tow Faculty compassion award and has been elected to the Gold Humanism medical society. 

David Rakel Podcast part 2&3/5

Dr. Rakel started his career near the Teton Mountains in Driggs, Idaho where he was in rural private practice for five years before completing a two-year residential fellowship in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center. He was the founder and director of the University of Wisconsin Integrative Medicine Program and was awarded tenure in the department of family medicine at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health in 2010. Dr. Rakel recently accepted the position of Professor and Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.