Pretty in Pink Podcast
Summary: Welcome to the Pretty Pink Podcast where we discuss real life issues and provide insight that empowers you to make better decisions. The Pretty in Pink Podcast is your go-to podcast for all things women. On our podcast, we sit down with experts on Mondays and Thursdays to discuss topics from love, sex and relationships to gynecologic issues such as endometriosis and fibroids. Your host, Dr. Ruthie O. Arumala, is a Georgetown University trained Ob/Gyn with a passion to discuss health and lifestyle issues in a way that is accessible to every woman. You can expect a down-to-earth conversation about pertinent, common feminine-focused topics with tangible takeaways that will undoubtedly improve your life. Join women all over the globe who do not want to wade through the random information on the internet. Instead they would rather get real information from an expert. It is now YOUR turn to be part of this exciting movement.
In this episode Dr. Claudia Arumala picks up right where she left off. She shares her story on why she chose medicine, her pathway as a female in the medical field; both in Nigeria and here in America and the ongoing discrimination that women of color face in the field. She also drops gems for future generation doctors, on how to surmount inevitable obstacles and practice excellent patient care.
I want you to meet Dr. Arumala! No not me, my momma! The original!!!! In this episode,Dr. Claudia Arumala, double board-certified family physician & geriatrician or just mummy to me, will be dropping incredible gems inspired by her myriad of life experiences. In part 1, we discuss love, marriage, motherhood and loss. Can't wait to share my fav person with you.
In this episode, we sit down with contemporary illustrator and visual artist Andrea Ballo to discuss her work. Mrs. Ballo's work depicts the glory and essence of the black female. Due to failures in corporate America, Mrs Ballo was catapulted into chasing her dreams of creating art full time. This captivating story of trials and triumphs will inspire you to chase your dreams with reckless abandon.
It has been recently publicized that Black Female Physicians only comprise of 2% of the physician population. Most of these women share a common path laced with discrimination, unnecessary hurdles, and microaggressions. In this episode, we discuss real life experiences with @brownskinderm (Dr. Adel, Derm) and @sweatandscalpels (Dr. Mare, Obgyn).
The last 15 days has forced America to universally face its' ubiquitous problem: the racial divide. George Floyd's senseless horrific murder captured on video sparked the focus on police killing unarmed black humans. In this episode, Dr. Chi and I narrate the stories of 6 black unarmed women murdered at the hands of American Police. Raw. Unedited. Emotional! Say her name!
When starting the journey to become a physician there are many medical school options: MD in the US, DO in the US, MD abroad or MBBS abroad. In this episode we speak with 2 current medical students, future Drs. Osose & Michelle about their different journeys.
Some women are absolutely certain they do not want more (or any children). They may approach their gynecologist and request (or demand) that their tubes are tied (female sterilization). In this episode, we discuss early female sterilization with Dr. Charis Chambers, board-certified Ob/Gyn and Peds-Adolescent Gyn.
1 in 8 American women will be diagnosed with Breast Cancer during her lifetime. In this episode, we chat with Infections Disease Physician, Breast Cancer Survivor/Thriver/ Advocate, Dr. Adams. This inspiring story is one every woman should listen to.
Raising Daughters in this era may or may not be prove difficult to you. In this episode we chat with Internist/ Pediatrician Dr. Vanessa Nzuh. As both a physician and a mother of a beautiful girl, Dr. Nzuh has a unique insight. We hope this episode encourages and enlightens you.
Hair is such an important aspect of our appearance. It is indeed our crown. In this episode, board-certified dermatologist and author Dr. Crystal Aguh shares her personal hair journey and invaluable tips on how to maintain a healthy mane.
Growing up African in America has proven to be an interesting journey. In this episode, I discuss the shares trauma and triumphs with fellow Nigerian-American, Miss Chibuzo Ononiwu. We hope this episode explores some tough childhood bullying issues in our community while encouraging you that achievement is on the other side.
Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a National Athletic Champion? A world record holder? In this episode, we explore the work ethic, determination and secrets behind Ms. Samantha S. Calhoun's journey to weightlifting championship.
How honest are you about your attitude, knowledge and practices when it comes to sex? In this episode, we discuss the lies/myths revolving around sex with sexual expert, author and university professor Dr. Hareder McDowell.
Life has its ups and downs. It's twists and turns. In this episode, we explore an encouraging approach to life despite disappointments with cosmetic gynecologist and practice owner, Dr. Daisy Ayim.
Fibroids are the most common benign tumor of the uterus (womb) that affects women. In this episode, we discuss advances in the management of fibroids with minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon, Dr. Soyini Hawkins.