Public Health, Mediterranean Nutrition & Olive Oil - Dr Tassos C. Kyriakides: Biostatistician at Yale | MC Pod S01E3
In this episode, Dr Kyriakides talks about biostatistics and Public health, while highlighting the pivotal importance of data presentation and the power of saying “I don’t know..”. He also introduces the Olive Wellness Institute and talks about the many health benefits of Mediterranean Nutrition, Olive oil, Olives, Olive leaf extract and the Olive tree itself.
Dr Tassos C. Kyriakides, a biostatistician/epidemiologist, provides methodological and statistical consulting in the design, execution and analysis of multiple collaboratory clinical research projects. He has an interest in the history of medicine, social determinants of health and the socio-cultural dimension of the benefits of Greek/Mediterranean nutrition. He also leads the efforts to establish the Yale Olive Institute.
MedConceptions LinkTree: https://linktr.ee/MedConceptions
Olive Wellness Institute: https://olivewellnessinstitute.org/
02:03 What a biostatistician does
05:02 Manipulating Data and finding the truth
09:27 The failures of Public Health
12:30 It's ok to say “I don’t know..”
14:21 Olive Wellness Institute
21:09 Mediterranean nutrition
24:43 Health Benefits of Olive Oil
28:18 Busting Olive oil Myths
31:11 Extra Virgin Olive oil Vs Virgin Olive oil
33:59 Olives, Olive Tree and its Leafs
37:27 How to get involved with Biostatistics
40:22 Personal Questions
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