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Public Health Epidemiology Conversations Podcast


Episode #354 Digital Health Strategy, With Craig DeLarge, MPH, MBA

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Our guest on this episode, Craig DeLarge, is a Digital Health Strategist, Researcher and Educator. He joins us to discuss some of the innovative work he is doing in the space of information technology, digital, and mental health. Tune in as Craig shares his approach to empowering people to correctly use technology to support their health rather than diminishing it. Sharing the impactful story of how a family member’s struggles sparked his passion for understanding and supporting mental health initiatives. Craig shares his efforts to be of loving service. He also tells us about his educational newsletter and explains the advisory and educational aspects of his public work. Lastly, we explore the power of storytelling to change the minds and hearts of decision-makers. Craig is an innovative leader, an inspiring public health professional, and a loyal listener, fan, and colleague. Tune in today to hear all this and more.

Meet Craig DeLarge

Craig A. DeLarge is a digital healthcare strategist and mental health advocate & educator at The Digital Mental Health Project, where he produces education and research helping to improve the "responsible" adoption of digital technology in behavioral health services & therapies. In his career, as a digital & healthcare marketer, strategist, and educator, he has worked in world-class firms like Novo Nordisk, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck & Co., Takeda, and Johnson & Johnson. He has also taught marketing, communications, leadership, and business ethics at several colleges, including Temple University, Philadelphia University, Chestnut Hill College, St. Joseph’s University, and Penn State University.

Craig's career is focused on “improving health” & “developing leaders”. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Marketing and Design Management from Philadelphia University (USA) (BSc), from the University of Westminster (UK) (MBA) and King’s College, London (MPH). He is also a certified professional coach and published author of The WiseWorking Handbook (2014). He resides in Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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Conversation Highlights

  • A re-introduction to Dr. Hughes Huntley and her work in public health

  • The guest joining the conversation: Craig DeLarge, Digital Health Strategist, Researcher, and Educator

  • Craig’s background and the experiences that led to him and his wife starting the digital health Project

  • Craig’s introduction to the world of public health through a role he was offered in Singapore

  • The problem Craig is most passionate about: digital health literacy

  • Advisory and educational aspects of Craig’s work

  • Stress tech literacy and tech-enabled wellness

  • The kind of change at the heart of public health efforts

  • How storytelling can touch the mind and the heart of decision-makers

  • Reframing history as hope

  • Why Craig considers his role as providing loving service

  • Advice for others: patient persistence and networking

“The capacity to tell epidemiological stories that touch the mind and the heart of decision-makers [will] result in us achieving the [health] objectives that we are trying to achieve .” — Craig DeLarge

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