Heather PolinskyShifting Mindsets for Better Health Producer
Dr. Heather Polinsky is the Director of the School of Broadcast and Cinematic Arts at Central Michigan University. Before pursuing academia, Dr. Polinsky worked as an audio engineer at SoundTrax Recording Studios in Raleigh, North Carolina.
After the studio hit hard economic times, she pursued her master’s degree researching the economic realities of the media business and further studied media economics and policy in doctoral education.
Dr. Polinsky continues to produce audio projects and research media business trends, economics and policy.
The COVID-19 Pandemic will hopefully be the worst health crisis of the twenty-first century. The pandemic has challenged our health systems. This episode of Shifting Mindsets for Better Health looks at these public health challenges and the power of prevention.
Viruses naturally mutate and COVID-19 is no exception. The hope is that natural immunity and vaccines will prevent further spread this virus. Today on “Shifting Mindsets for Better Health,” we examine how the COVID-19 virus mutates and how mRNA vaccine technology fights it.
The COVID-19 vaccines manufacturers used an emergency use authorization process. Vaccines must gain approval from both the Federal Drug Administration and the Center for Disease Control before it is released to the public. This episode of Shifting Mindsets for Better Health explains the vaccine approval process.