Everybody Hates Me: Let's Talk About Stigma

Dr. Susan Sherman: Stigma toward sex work, drug use, and the importance of looking people in the eye

November 22, 2020 Dr. Carmen Logie, Canada Research Chair
Everybody Hates Me: Let's Talk About Stigma
Dr. Susan Sherman: Stigma toward sex work, drug use, and the importance of looking people in the eye
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Everybody Hates Me: Let's Talk About Stigma
Dr. Susan Sherman: Stigma toward sex work, drug use, and the importance of looking people in the eye
Nov 22, 2020
Dr. Carmen Logie, Canada Research Chair

Dr.  Susan Sherman is a Professor in the Department of Health, Behavior, and Society at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. Her work focuses on improving the health of marginalized populations, particularly that of people who use drugs and sex workers. Dr. Sherman is interested in the structural drivers of health and risk. You can learn more about the Sparc Center that she co-founded, and find out more about her research here.

Susan discusses stigma toward drug use, sex work, and homelessness. She talks about the connectedness between us, the work it takes to stay alive while living in poverty, and the power of empathy.  Susan describes the importance of looking people in the eye and acknowledging one another's humanity. We discuss how people can pay it forward to be part of the solution.

Episode hosted by Dr. Carmen Logie. Supported by funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation and Canada Research Chairs program. Original music and podcast produced by Jupiter Productions, who have various production services available to support your podcast needs.

Show Notes

Dr.  Susan Sherman is a Professor in the Department of Health, Behavior, and Society at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. Her work focuses on improving the health of marginalized populations, particularly that of people who use drugs and sex workers. Dr. Sherman is interested in the structural drivers of health and risk. You can learn more about the Sparc Center that she co-founded, and find out more about her research here.

Susan discusses stigma toward drug use, sex work, and homelessness. She talks about the connectedness between us, the work it takes to stay alive while living in poverty, and the power of empathy.  Susan describes the importance of looking people in the eye and acknowledging one another's humanity. We discuss how people can pay it forward to be part of the solution.

Episode hosted by Dr. Carmen Logie. Supported by funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation and Canada Research Chairs program. Original music and podcast produced by Jupiter Productions, who have various production services available to support your podcast needs.