Students Talk Science

Students talk with Dr. Gary Gibbons

Director–National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI),
National Institutes of Health

Priorities for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Protecting the health of the vulnerable and incarcerated
COVID and underlying conditions
COVID, quarantine, physical activity, and heart health
Heart disease and obesity; impacts in minority communities
How NHLBI learned lessons from COVID
Inclusion makes us better at solving problems that affect us all
Scientists need to stay humble and connected to community

Video Collections


In four interviews, students talked with physician/scientists from NIH and elsewhere about past and present
minority healthcare disparities, vaccine access and vaccine hesitancy.

Student Productions

Students produced their own videos about the science of the vaccine and the history of healthcare disparities in minority communities