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PBC Stories

PBC Stories

What is PBC Stories?

PBC Stories Online is a spiritual successor to a series of interdisciplinary, oral storytelling programs held at the Phoenix Bioscience Core from 2019 - 2023. In seeking to carrry forward the original goals of the series, PBC Stories Online links viewers to video stories by people who have lived the challenges of being a healthcare system that is oftentimes discriminatory and harmful to the very people it seeks to serve.

Click the next tab, VIDEOS, to see the stories that have been linked so far.

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The following videos are selected because hey are presented BY people who can speak directly about their own experiences.

How autism freed me to be myself - Rosie King, TEDMED 2014


Why autism is often missed in women and girls - Kate Kahle, TEDxAustinCollege


How racism harms pregnant women -- and what can help - Miriam Zoila Pérez, TEDWomen 2016


How barbershops can keep men healthy - Joseph Ravenell, TED2016


Lose Hate Not Weight - Virgie Tovar, TEDxSoMa 2017


The aesthetics of survival - Hari Nef, TEDxConnecticutCollege 2016


Why is it so hard for trans people to get healthcare?


The ruralities of autism - Amy Price Azano, TEDxVirginiaTech 2016


Why I train grandmothers to treat depression - Dixon Chibanda, TEDWomen 2017


The hidden role informal caregivers play in health care - Scott Williams, TED@Merck


The Brain on Poverty - Jessica Sharpe, TEDxGreenville 2018


The problem with race-based medicine - Dorothy Roberts, TEDMED 2015



How I learned to communicate my inner life with Asperger's - Alix Generous, TEDWomen 2015



Can a teddybear change how children relate to their own disease? - Aaron Horowitz, TED@IBM, 2015


Science didn't understand my kids' rare disease until I decided to study it - Sharon Terry, TEDMED 2016


What happens when you have a disease doctors can't diagnose - Jennifer Brea, TEDSummit 2016


No longer afraid: an undocumented immigrant's experience in American health care - Denisse Rojas Marquez, TEDMED 2018


Healing through story: Unpacking Indigenous resiliency and hope - Annie Belcourt, TEDxArlee 2015


How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime - Nadine Burke Harris, TEDMED 2014


The trauma of systematic racism is killing Black women. A first step toward change... - T. Morgan Dixon & Vanessa Garrison, TED 2017


Our treatment of HIV has advanced. Why hasn't the stigma changed? - Arik Hartmann, TEDxVermilionStreet 2016


I Am Not A Monster: Schizophrenia - Cecilia McGough, TEDxPSU 2018