Celebrity Diagnosis Highlighted in New Podcast

Celebrity Diagnosis is featured  in a new podcast. Dr. Berman is interviewed by Helen Osborne for her website, Health Literacy Out Loud. Helen Osborne is a nationally-known expert on communicating health and healthcare information and the founder of www.HealthLiteracy.com.

As you know from our mission statement, our goal at Celebrity Diagnosis is to increase health awareness and health literacy by using diseases of famous people as “teachable moments.”  

In this podcast, Dr. B talks with Helen Osborne about ways to make the most of teachable moments and the use of celebrity news to teach about health.

Topics include:

  • How “teachable moments” provide context for new learning
  • Why and how this website connects celebrity with health
  • Lessons learned that all health communicators can apply

Click here to listen to the interview.

Mark Boguski, M.D., Ph.D. is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School and is a member of the Society for Participatory Medicine, "a movement in which networked patients shift from being mere passengers to responsible drivers of their health" and in which professional health care providers encourage "empowered patients" and value them as full partners in managing their health and wellness.

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