Revealing the Ivory Tower

Revealing the Ivory Tower

If you're looking for an educational discussion about various health- and science-related topics, in a digestible and funny way, this podcast is for you! Tune in to hear interviews, research summaries, and embarrassing stories.

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Recent Episodes

Unpopular Opinions Holiday Episode

Nov. 23, 2022

This short episode will be great as a background for whatever you have going on this week! I asked my Instagram followers what they wanted me to cover in a brief episode while on break this week, and they overwhelmingly said…

Biology, Diabetes, and YouTube

Nov. 9, 2022

Dr. Vanessa, a science communicator, talks about the importance of educating the public about new research in ways that everyone can understand and find interesting. She also shares more specifically why biology is important…

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This is a solo episode where I discuss ethics in psychology, mental health, and medicine. I also review horrifying historical examples of experiments that reflect our collective values. I also make an argument against our ap…

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Dr. Nicole Lippman-Barile, a clinical psychologist, shares all about her unique expertise in the intersection between gut health and mental health. She breaks down helpful and interesting research about what we know and don'…

Call to Action: Medical Residency

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Dr. Laura Vater, a physician, shed light on the horrific working conditions that medical residents sometimes face from multiple sources. She also discusses examples of working conditions and consequences, including ones that…

Alzheimer's, ALS, and Conversion Disorder/FNS

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Dr. Michael Kentris, a neurologist, corrects misconceptions and shares updated research about many important illnesses, including dementia and ALS. He also shares fascinating insights into functional neurological disorder (f…

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Child Trafficking

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