Dr. Holly Peek, Mental Health Expert & @PsychGumbo

Janet Kennedy, Host of Get Social Health interviews Dr. Holly Peek, Psychiatrist, podcaster, television commentator and Resident Physician.

Dr. Peek graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in May 2012 with dual degrees, Doctor of Medicine and Master of Public Health concentrating in Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences. She is currently a Tulane resident physician in psychiatry working in the hospitals and clinics of New Orleans.

social media for healthcareAs a medical student, Holly was the originator, producer, and host of the health and medical radio segment, Holly on Health, for WTUL Radio, New Orleans, interviewing local, state, and national experts on health and healthcare related topics for Generation Y. She also maintained a Holly on Health blog and social networking sites.

In January 2013, she retired Holly on Health and revamped her health column as Psych Gumbo. Along with the Psych Gumbo health column, she co-hosts and produces a Psych Gumbo talk show on WTUL Radio, focusing on mental health for the Tulane and New Orleans community.

Janet and Holly talk about mental health, social media and how to impart information on a sensitive topic such as mental health via social media.

Visit our resources page for more valuable (and free!) resources on social media and digital health:

Dr. Holly Peek’s website: PsychGumbo.com

Blast from the past: Holly on Health

Psych Gumbo Radio Show

Our Guest Social Media Tipster: Shaka Jordan.

Appreciation to guest Dr. Holly Peek, for her insights and information.

Intro and closing voice artist Donovan Corneetz 

Tulane University student newspaper The Hullabaloo

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