The Science of Communicating Science: Dr. Susmita Pati on the Alan Alda Center’s Work

The Science of Communicating Science: Dr. Susmita Pati on the Alan Alda Center’s Work

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Susmita Pati, Chief Medical Program Advisor for the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University, founded by the legendary actor and PBS science show host who felt science and health professionals needed to learn better communication skills. The “Alda Method” applies traditional actors’ training like improvisation and other speaking techniques to improve the ability of health care and science professionals to better disseminate their complex information.

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