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Humans of Gaming 174 | Gamer Doc on Health and Perseverance


About This Episode

Continuing our series on celebrating women in gaming, Drew Dixon hosts “Gamer Doc”, a medical doctor, a gamer, and someone who has a passion for improving the quality of life for gamers. Using her Twitch channel she hosts sessions recommending the best PC setups, console setups, and general health tips to keep you and other gamers playing as well as possible.

The pair converse about her Christian upbringing and the current state of her faith, the state of the gamer’s stereotype when it comes to personal health, and her determination to become a gamer and doctor despite being told girls don’t play Call of Duty, and doctors don’t play games at all.

The Gamer Doc

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Twitter | @GamerDoc_
Twitch | @TheGamerDoc_



Episode Hosts

Drew Dixon
Drew is the Chief Content Nerd for Love Thy Nerd and the co-host of Humans of Gaming. He is also the editor of Explore the Bible: Students and co-hosts the weekly CaPC Digest podcast for Christ and Pop Culture. Drew has written for Paste Magazine, Relevant Magazine, Christianity Today, WORLD Magazine, and Think Christian. He lives in the Nashville, TN area with his wife and their three children.

Episode Producer

Jonathan Clauson
Chief Audio Nerd
Starting with Clear Channel Radio in the '90s, Jonathan has worked in audio and marketing for 20 years. Credits include stints at EA Tiburon, Christianity Today, Christ and Pop Culture, and freelancing as voice talent for audiobooks and podcast production services.

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