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Health Talks

Join the College of Health Solutions for Health Talks, our free webinar series exploring timely issues in health and health care. Experts from a variety of backgrounds share evidence-based information to help health professionals and community members address the challenges facing people to stay healthy.

These virtual events are offered as part of our mission to support the health of our communities and are open to anyone who seeks information and knowledge.

Each webinar is offered at no charge and approved for one free continuing education credit.

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The Supreme Court: Health Impacts of Five Cases
Thursday, April 18, noon–1 p.m. MST (Arizona time)

Join us for an exploration of the public health and health care impacts of five key Supreme Court cases centered on core constitutional and other issues with significant health implications and effects concerning reproductive rights, online misinformation, homelessness, and regulatory authorities. Learn about the implications for individual and population health from experts, and get your questions answered.



James G. Hodge, Jr., JD, LLM
Peter Kiewit Foundation Professor of Law
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Center for Public Health Law and Policy
Arizona State University

Jennifer Piatt, JD
Research scholar
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Center for Public Health Law and Policy
Arizona State University

Swapna Reddy, JD, DrPH, MPH; moderator
Clinical associate professor
College of Health Solutions
Arizona State University

Upcoming Health Talks

Please join us in the fall when Health Talks will resume!

Continuing education information

Each webinar is offered at no charge and approved for one continuing education credit.


In support of improving patient care, Arizona State University is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

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As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Arizona State University is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Board's (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Arizona State University maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1 credit hour of continuing education credits per individual session. 

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This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

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Health Talks archive

March, 2024
Caring for the Caregivers: A Dive into Workplace Well-being

February, 2024
Ethics of AI in Medical Education: Pros and Cons

January, 2024
Using AI to Improve Medical Education and Clinical Outcomes

Sept. 14, 2023
Decoding Genetics: Direct-to-Consumer Testing and Services in Arizona

Oct. 19, 2023
Exposing Cancer: Examining the Impact of Environmental and Occupational Factors

Nov. 16, 2023
Psychedelics as Therapeutics: Current Science and Clinical Applications

Jan. 19, 2023
24/7 Care Anywhere: Harnessing the Power of Mobile Devices and Wearables

Feb. 16, 2023
Health Policy in Arizona: A Lane for Health Care Professionals

March 16, 2023
Hear and Now: Innovations in Speech and Hearing Science

April 20, 2023
It’s 4/20 Somewhere: The Highs and Lows of Medical Marijuana

Aug. 25, 2022
Heat and Health: How to Help Vulnerable Populations

Sept. 15, 2022
Understanding Monkeypox: Status and Prevention

Oct. 27, 2022
Veterans Health: Supporting the Transition to Civilian Life

Dec. 8, 2022
Vitamin Supplements and Precision Health: Insights and Uses

Jan. 20, 2022
Mandates: Why Are They a Health Care Issue?

Feb. 17, 2022
What’s the Truth? Understanding Statistics and Evidence-Based Medicine

March 17, 2022
Using Telehealth for Better Health Outcomes

April 21, 2022
Using Big Data to Improve Population Health

Sept. 23, 2021
Race, Equity and Health in the COVID Era

Oct. 21, 2021
The Heat: Effects and Risks of Climate on Health Outcomes

Nov. 18, 2021
The Current State of COVID-19 Vaccination: Protecting Children and Adults Across the Globe

Dec. 9, 2021
The Health of the Health Care Workforce

January 21, 2021
Dueling Epidemics: The Opioid Crisis in the Era of COVID-19

February 18, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccination: Benefits, Risks, Hesitancy and Next Steps

March 18, 2021
COVID-19 Variants: What Should You Know?

April 15, 2021
Alzheimer's Disease: A Discussion of Context, Communication, Care and COVID-19

June 17, 2021
Tackling COVID-19 Health Disparities: The Role of Community Health Workers

September 17, 2020
From Bench to Bedside in the COVID-19 Era: The Role of Testing in Clinical Care and Public Health Surveillance

October 22, 2020
Health Information and Misinformation During COVID-19: What Can We Believe?

November 19, 2020
Behavioral Medicine and COVID-19 Risk Reduction: From Evidence to Practice

December 10, 2020
COVID-19 Is Surging: How Do We Plan and Prepare?

June 4, 2020
COVID-19 and Vulnerable Populations, Part 1: The effects on older adults

June 18, 2020
COVID-19 and Vulnerable Populations, Part 2: The effects on racial and ethnic minorities

July 23, 2020
Data to decisions: Using information to take action during COVID-19

April 2, 2020
The COVID-19 Pandemic: Causes, Testing Options and Care

April 17, 2020
COVID-19 and effective diagnostics: The key to recovery of health, society, and the economy

May 8, 2020
COVID-19: What does the science say about reopening?

May 21, 2020
Food and Nutrition during COVID-19