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The Johns Hopkins Fighting Frailty Podcast

Ramana Kolady
Fighting Frailty Podcast Host and Student Volunteer
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

The Johns Hopkins Fighting Frailty Podcast series explores exciting areas of aging-related research, with a focus on vulnerability and frailty, with experts from Johns Hopkins and beyond. Hosted by Ramana Kolady, a high school senior and volunteer with the Frailty Science leadership team at Johns Hopkins,  this  series focuses on important issues and challenges people face as they age and looks to science experts for insights on how we can support the well-being of older adults in our community. 
Hosted, recorded, and edited by Ramana Kolady. Written by Ramana Kolady and Brian Buta. Additional editing and music by Brian Buta.


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For the sixth episode of the Johns Hopkins Fighting Frailty Podcast, our host Ramana Kolady, an intern with the Frailty Science team at Johns Hopkins, speaks with Dr. Michele Bellantoni, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on older adults living in nursing homes. This episode was recorded in July 2021. Developed and sponsored by FrailtyScience.org.

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For the fifth episode of the Johns Hopkins Fighting Frailty Podcast, our host Ramana Kolady, an intern with the Frailty Science team at Johns Hopkins, speaks with Dr. Jenna Mammen, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, to discuss hormones and their association with aging and frailty in older adults.  Developed and sponsored by FrailtyScience.org.

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For the fourth episode of the Johns Hopkins Fighting Frailty Podcast, our host Ramana Kolady, a high school senior and intern with the Frailty Science team at Johns Hopkins, speaks with Dr. Karen Bandeen-Roche, Professor and Chair the Department of Biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, to discuss health disparities and their association with frailty in older adults.  Developed and sponsored by FrailtyScience.org.

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For the third episode of the Johns Hopkins Fighting Frailty Podcast, our host Ramana Kolady, a high school senior and intern with the Frailty Science team at Johns Hopkins, speaks with Dr. Thomas Cudjoe, Assistant Professor in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine to discuss social isolation and its association with frailty in older adults.  Developed and sponsored by FrailtyScience.org.

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For the second episode of the Johns Hopkins Fighting Frailty Podcast, our host Ramana Kolady, a high school senior and intern with the Frailty Science team at Johns Hopkins, speaks with Dr. Melissa Hladek, Assistant Professor in the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, to discuss self-efficacy and its relationship to frailty in older adults.  Developed and sponsored by FrailtyScience.org.

 

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Fighting Frailty Podcast, Episode 1:  A conversation about frailty in older adults with Dr. Jeremy Walston, Professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.