April 20, 2022

PPE waste with Dr. Forbes McGain

DEA podcast hosts Dr. Kaiya Ferguson and Dr. Karin English meet with Dr. Forbes McGain, DEA member, anaesthetist, intensivist and hospital sustainability expert. This episode focuses on PPE waste and the structural and organi...

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Feb. 1, 2022

Healthy Environments and Lives Network (HEAL)

In this episode hear about the new national network Healthy Environments and Lives (HEAL) with Professor Sotiris Vardoulakis and cohosts Kaiya Ferguson and Karin English. The vision of the Healthy Environments And Lives (HEAL...

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Dec. 4, 2021

COP26 and climate change policy

In this episode you’ll be updated on the latest key changes in climate change policy at an international and national level and how they relate to health. In particular, hear about COP26, including a background on what the C...

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Oct. 12, 2021

Environmental impacts in pregnancy with Dr. Kristine Barnden

In this episode, Dr. Kaiya Ferguson and Dr. Beau Frigault discuss the latest environment and health news, including the recent DEA and AMA open letter to Scott Morrison requesting Australia lift it's commitment to reduce gree...

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Sept. 20, 2021

The Tarkine with Dr Lydia Birch and medical student Hannah Birch

In this episode, Dr Kaiya Ferguson and Dr Beau Frigault discuss the latest IPCC report, before diving into an interview with Dr Lydia Birch and her sister and medical student Hannah Birch about the Tarkine native forest in Ta...

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Aug. 2, 2021

Health professionals: strengthening climate change knowledge and advocacy

Clearly you’re listening to this podcast because you’re concerned about climate change and health! Even with a high level of concern, we all struggle at times to take action. If you’ve wondered why, listen to this episode! ...

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June 17, 2021

Diet, health and the environment with Dr. Michael Schien

Join us on this episode, as we’ll help you feel very virtuous by learning how to change your diet (or your patients' diets) to benefit yourself and the planet! Karin, Kaiya and guest GP Michael Schien share some very simple t...

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May 7, 2021

DEA 20th anniversary episode

Join us as we celebrate DEA's 20th anniversary with Denise Cauchi, John Van Der Kallen and Georgia Brown.

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April 8, 2021

Climate change and sport in Australia with Dr. Martin Rice and Dr. Beau Frigault

In this episode of the podcast, join Beau as he talks with Martin about the impact of climate change on sport in Australia and the role that sport has to play in tackling climate change. The discussion covers the report relea...

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March 18, 2021

Net Zero Emissions for Australia’s healthcare sector with Dr. Eugenie Kayak

Towards net zero emissions in healthcare The changing climate is exposing our patients and communities to more frequent and intense extreme weather. Health professionals are increasingly treating climate-related illnesses, an...

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Dec. 22, 2020

Sustainable menstrual products

It's an episode all about sustainable menstrual products. What do doctors need to know about them? What are they? Why do people use them? Are they safe? What are the environmental benefits? Can you do pilates with them? We t...

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Nov. 16, 2020

Your daily dose of nature with Dr. Dimity Williams and Steven Wells the Gardener

On this episode, we talk about how nature is good for you and your patients! Ever wondered what your daily dose of nature should be? Join us and Dr. Dimity Williams, DEA member, and Steven Wells, a therapeutic horticulturali...

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Oct. 14, 2020

Body Count with Paddy Manning

Join us as we talk to author Paddy Manning about the book body count - a book about the personal impacts of climate change. This book features many DEA members!! Body Count by Paddy Manning: https://www.simonandschuster.com.a...

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Sept. 2, 2020

Medical education and more with Georgia Behrens

Join us as we talk to doctor in training Georgia Behrens about the importance of the youth movement for action on climate change and incorporating the environment and health into medical education. CALLING MEDICAL STUDENTS TO...

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Aug. 10, 2020

Healthy Recovery with Professor Haswell

Interested in learning more about why DEA is supporting the call to #TurnOffTheGas? Then join us on this episode as we talk to Professor Melissa Haswell about the health effects of gas! https://turnoffthegas.good.do/turnoffth...

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July 5, 2020

EPBC Act with Dr Barraclough

In this episode we discuss the review of the Environmental Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act with Dr. Katherine Barraclough Hear about why biodiversity is important for health and how Australia needs to improve environ...

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June 8, 2020

COVID-19 and air pollution and the organisational review with Dr. Frigault

DEA's first podcast Discussing the new air pollution special interest group, COVID-19 + air pollution and DEA's organisational review. Welcome! Hosts this show: Kaiya Ferguson + Karin English Guests: Beau Frigault Music: www....

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