2008 Episodes

Episode 251: December 15-28, 2008

Topic:

Heart Health & Treatments

Guests:

Raul Alonso, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Cardiologist

Romualdo Segurola, Jr., M.D.
Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeon
Palmetto General Hospital

Episode 250: December 1-14, 2008

Topic:

Broward County Medical Examiner and Trauma Services Office

Guests:

Joshua Perper, M.D., LL.B., M.Sc.
Chief Medical Examiner

Stephen Cina, M.D.
Deputy Chief Medical Examiner

Episode 249: November 17-30, 2008

Topic:

Stroke - Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

Guests:

Jonathan Harris, M.D., Medical Director
North Broward Comprehensive Stroke Center

H. Murray Todd, M.D., F.A.A.N., Medical Director
North Broward Neurological Institute and Memory Disorder Center

Episode 248: November 3-16, 2008

Topic:

Obesity & Bariatric Surgery

Guests:

Jorge Sosa, M.D., F.A.C.S., Medical Director
Bariatric Surgery Center, Palmetto General Hospital

Episode 247: October 20 - November 2, 2008

Topic:

Healthy Americans Act

Guests:

Rosebud Foster, Ed.D, Professor of Public Health
Family Medicine
NSU Health Professions Division

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D)

Episode 246: October 6-19, 2008

Topic:

Hospital Outcomes and the Lifeguard System

Guests:

Thinh Tran, M.D., Chief Quality & Patient Safety Officer
Clinical Performance Improvement
Baptist Health South Florida

Loren Nelson, M.D., EICU Medical Director
Department of Lifeguard Operations
Baptist Health South Florida Lifeguard

Episode 245: September 22 - October 5, 2008

Topic:

Osteopathic Medicine

Guests:

Elaine Wallace, D.O. Chair & Professor
NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine

David Boesler, D.O. Associate Professor
NSU Osteopathic Medicine

Episode 244: September 8-21, 2008

Topic:

Epilepsy Foundation & Florida Neuroscience Institute

Guests:

Mary Gomez, Program Coordinator
Epilepsy Foundation, Florida

Eduardo Locatelli, M.D., M.P.H.
Neurologist
Florida Neuroscience Center

Episode 243: August 25 - September 7, 2008

Topic:

Docs for Tots and Pediatric Issues

Guests:

Wil Blechman, M.D., Director
Docs for Tots Florida

Rogerio Faillace, M.D., FAAP, Assistant Professor
Pediatrics
Nova Southeastern University
College of Osteopathic Medicine

Episode 242: August 11-24, 2008

Topic:

Tinnitus & Hearing Solutions

Guests:

Paul Davis, PhD, Associate Professor
NSU Department of Audiology

Erica Friedland, Au.D., Chair
NSU Department of Audiology

Episode 241: July 28th - August 10, 2008

Topic:

Vision Care Services and Solutions

Guests:

Linda Rouse, O.D., Chief Operations Officer
NSU Eye Care Institute

Annette Watkins, Co-host “Cooking Without Looking”

Episode 198: July 14-28, 2008

Topic:

Spinal Therapies

Guests:

Jeffrey Cantor, M.D.
Orthopedic Surgeon and Spine Specialist

Kevin Cairns, M.D., M.P.H.
Physiatrist and Pain Management Specialist

Episode 240: June 30 - July 13, 2008

Topic:

Internal Medicine and Clinical Research

Guests:

Robert Hasty, D.O., FACOI,
Assistant Professor, NSU Internal Medicine
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency, Palmetto General Hospital

Gary Hill, D.O., FACOI
Assistant Professor
Director of Medical Education and Program Director
Internal Medicine Residency Program
NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine

Broward General Medical Center - Broward Health

Episode 239: June 16-29, 2008

Topic:

Nutrition and Exercise

Guests:

Marilyn Gordon MS, RD, LD/N
Registered Dietician, Licensed Dietician/ Nutritionist
Nova Southeastern University

Steve Pfister PT, MS, OCS
Director of Rehabilitation
Nova Southeastern University

Episode 238: June 2-15, 2008

Topic:

Addressing the Nursing Crisis

Guests:

Diane Whitehead, R.N., M.S.N., Ed.D.
Associate Dean & Professor
NSU College of Allied Health and Nursing

Wendy Thomson, R.N., M.S.N., B.S.B.A., IBCLC
Assistant Professor, Technology Coordinator
NSU College of Allied Health and Nursing

Episode 237: May 19-31, 2008

Topic:

Sports Medicine

Guests:

Frank Walters, Ph.D., A.T.C., Director
Sports Medicine, Broward Health

Manish Gupta, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon
Sports Medicine Specialist, Broward Health

Episode 236: May 5-18, 2008

Topic:

Osteoporosis

Guests:

Kenneth E. Johnson, Jr., D.O., FACOOG
Director of the NSU Women’s Center and Associate Professor
NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine

Monica Warhaftig, D.O., FAAFP, Assistant Professor
NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine

Episode 235: April 21 - May 4, 2008

Topic:

Organ Donors, Organ Transplants and Hospice Care

Guests:

Wendy Barfield, RN, Director
Gold Coast Home Health & Hospice

Audra Hutton Lopez, ARNP, FNP, MSN
Transplant Services
Broward General Medical Center

Episode 234: April 7-20, 2008

Topic:

Substance Abuse

Guests:

James Hall, Center Director
NSU Center for the Study of Prevention of Substance Abuse

Raymond Ferrero III, JD, Assistant Professor
NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine

Director, Addiction Recovery Legal Services, LLC.

Episode 233: March 24 - April 6, 2008

Topic:

Pediatric & Neonatal Care

Guests:

Richard Auerbach, M.D., Chief of Staff
Joe DiMaggio’s Children’s Hospital

Richard Perryman, M.D., Chief of Cardiac Surgical Services
Joe DiMaggio’s Children’s Hospital

Episode 232: March 10-23, 2008

Topic:

Pharmaceuticals & Over-the-Counter Products

Guests:

Betty J Harris, Pharm.D., Assistant Dean
Experiential Ed. & Student Services
NSU College of Pharmacy

Richard Finkel, Pharm.D. Assistant Professor
NSU College of Pharmacy

Episode 231: February 25 - March 9, 2008

Topic:

Cancer Care & Gilda's Club

Guests:

Israel Wiznitzer, M.D., Medical Director
Clinical Research
Broward General Medical Center

Shelley Goren, CEO
Gilda's Club South Florida

Episode 230: February 11-24, 2008

Topic:

CPR Update

Guests:

Maureen Campbell, D.O., FACEP Medical Director
NSU EMS Education and Training

Kevin Nugent, REMT-P, Director
NSU EMS Education & Training

Episode 229: January 28 - February 10, 2008

Topic:

Autism

Guests:

Susan Kabot, Ed.D., CCC-SLP Director
Clinical & Therapeutic Services
NSU Mailman Segal Center

Deborah Mulligan, M.D., FACEP, Director and Professor
NSU Child Health Policy Institute

Episode 228: January 14-27, 2008

Topic:

Neurosurgery and the Gamma Knife

Guests:

Azik Wolf, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Neuroscience Center at Doctor's Hospital

Steven De Prima, M.D.
Neuroscience Center at Doctor's Hospital

Episode 227: December 31, 2007 - January 13, 2008

Topic:

New Treatments for Thyroid Conditions

Guests:

R. Mack Harrell, M.D.
Fort Lauderdale Endocrine Surgery

David Bimston, M.D.
Broward Surgical Associates.