Harlem Word

Harlem Word: Organic Soul Chef, Madea Allen-Gueye shares anti-stress strategies and diet know-how

Madea Allen is a personal chef and certified holistic health coach.

Harlem Word: Monique Hedmann, MPH, shares how she became interested in a career in health

Monique Hedmann, MPH, is a public health researcher, poet, community health advocate, and premedical student in the Northern Manhattan community. Here, we meet Monique as she talks about her interest in public health and her inspirations.

Harlem Word: Tracy Pierre-Louis helps young people get tested for HIV, and to earn some cash or prizes if they qualify

Tracy Pierre-Louis is the Care Coordinator for Project STAY (Services to Assist Youth).

Harlem Word: Pam Koch tells us what a Nutrition Educator does

Pam Koch, EdD, RD, Executive Director of the Center for Food and Environment at Teachers College, which is a part of Columbia University. She talks about how a nutrition educator can help people actually change their food behaviors.

Q: Could you tell us something about yourself and what a nutrition educator does?

Harlem Word: Dr. Sidney Hankerson talks about depression

Dr. Sidney Hankerson is a psychiatrist who is currently working at Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute.  His work focuses on mental health within the African American community.

Harlem Word: Dr. Sidney Hankerson brings ground-breaking mental health programming to NYC African American churches

Dr. Sidney Hankerson is a psychiatrist who teaches at Columbia University and sees patients at the New York State Psychiatric Institute .  His work focuses on increasing access to mental health treatment for African Americans.

Harlem Word: Pam Koch says our food system decides what we eat

Pam Koch, EdD, RD, Executive Director of the Center for Food and Environment at Columbia University’s Teachers College, explains how the food system makes it difficult to make healthy food choices.

Q: What is the biggest challenge for most people who want to make healthy food choices?

Harlem Word: Health Tips from Organic Soul Chef, Madea Allen-Gueye

Madea Allen is a personal chef and certified holistic health coach. She is also a Community Chef and Food Educator with Just Food.

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