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The Prism Podcast

The Prism Podcast, hosted by Dr. Grant Ritchey and Dr. Clay Jones.  Analyzing the spectrum of science based medicine, critical thinking, and science communication since 2013.


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Dec 29, 2017

Dr. Steven Salzberg is the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, and Biostatistics at Johns Hopkins University. From 2005-2011 he was the Horvitz Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at the University of Maryland,...

Oct 17, 2017

Scott Krugman MD joins Clay and Grant to discuss SIDS  (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) and SUIDs (Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths).


Scott Krugman, MD, MS, FAAP, is chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. Dr. Krugman graduated from Dartmouth Medical School and completed his...

Oct 5, 2017

Kevin Klatt and Katherine Pett join us to discuss all things nutrition.  Katherine reviews the White Paper she co-wrote discussing the Seven Countries Study, then we all dive in and take the movie "What The Health" to task for its slanted (and false) science, its fearmongering, and its inappropriate framing of a complex...

Sep 11, 2017

Grant and Clay sit down with Dr. Jens Foell to discuss Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  What is it, how is it used, and how is it misused in the lay public and in alt-med?


Jens studied psychology at the University of Tübingen, Germany, and got his PhD in neuropsychology from Heidelberg University, Germany. His...

Jul 10, 2017

Dr. Stephen Hupp joins Clay and Grant to talk about some of the myths surrounding child development- from believing that vaccines cause autism to the Scared Straight Program to whether letting a baby "cry it out" is psychologically damaging.

Stephen Hupp, winner of a Teaching Recognition Award in 2011, is a Professor in...