In this short wrap up episode, hosts Levi Sowers and Brandon Rea look back on the season. They discuss what surprised them about starting a podcast, some of the difficulties experienced as novice podcasters, and some of the striking takeaways from the interviews. Partway through their recording, the hosts acquired higher quality microphones, put clicking pens away. Brandon even found his voice a bit more.

This podcast journey began with the hosts introducing ourselves, where they come from, what they do, and how they got to this point in time. Early on, they said they weren’t certain how many people would be interested in talking. That uncertainty didn’t last very long. They said all their guests this season were great, and they feel privileged to be able to provide a platform for sharing their stories.

Though they are only scratching the surface, they said they feel like they gained a deeper understanding into the experiences of Veterans suffering from traumatic brain injury, post traumatic headache, migraine, and kidney disease. Even better, being able to give Veterans a platform to share these experiences as well as researchers and healthcare providers to convey their work to aid our Veterans was a wonderful undertaking.
Next season, they will discuss topics such as drug addiction, glaucoma, chronic pain, and suicide. Listeners can look forward to these episodes and more around June 2020.

The hosts thank everyone for listening and look forward to producing many more episodes.

In case you missed it, click here for Vets First Podcast S:1 E:1: Formation of Vets First Podcast

Vets First Podcast S:1 E:2: Life after traumatic brain injury is available here.

Vets First Podcast S:1 E:3: Dr. Randy Kardon, VA Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Visual Loss is available here.

Click here for Vets First Podcast S:1 E:4: Life after successful treatment of post-traumatic headache.

Vets First Podcast S:1 E:5: When our blood filtration system goes bad: two Veteran viewpoints on kidney disease

Vets First Podcast S:1 E:6: Extraordinary circumstances: Son donates kidney to father and Jack Jones receives the first Hepatitis C positive kidney

Click here for Vets First Podcast S:1 E:7: Pioneer in kidney transplant: Dr. Christie Thomas

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Published on Nov. 19, 2020

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