2009 Episodes

Episode 276: December 14-27, 2009

Topic:

Orthopaedics/ Rehabilitation

Guests:

Alan Lazar, M.D., F.A.C.S
NSU Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine

Steve Pfister, P.T., M.S., O.C.S.
Director of Rehabilitation
Nova Southeastern University

Episode 275: November 30 - December 13, 2009

Topic:

Bariatric Surgery and Obesity

Guests:

Jorge Sosa, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Laparoscopic Institute of South Florida

Isolda Lyon, Clinical Dietician, Nutritional Manager
Palmetto General Hospital

Episode 274: November 16-29, 2009

Topic:

Hip Replacement and the Hana Table

Guests:

Bruce Janke, M.D.
East Coast Orthopaedics

Steven Naide, M.D.
East Coast Orthopaedics

Episode 273: November 2-15, 2009

Topic:

Cardiology Update

Guests:

Miguel "Mike" Diaz, M.D.
Palmetto General Hospital

Adalberto Gonzalez-Pantaleon, M.D.
Palmetto General Hospital

Episode 272: October 19 - November 1, 2009

Topic:

Broward Technical Centers

Guests:

Ellen Albano, Assistant Director
Sheridan Technical Center

Barbara Lefkowitz-Zygowsky, R.N., M.S., Head Coordinator
Health Science Department
Atlantic Technical Center & Technical High School

Episode 271: October 5-18, 2009

Topic:

Humane Society of Broward County Animal Assisted Therapy Program

Guests:

Marni Bellavia, Manager, Animal Assisted Therapy Program
Humane Society of Broward County

N.W. Smith, Pet Therapy Volunteer
Humane Society of Broward County

Episode 270: September 21 - October 4, 2009

Topic:

Public Health & Prevention

Guests:

John Pellosie, Jr., D.O., M.P.H., FAOCOPM Interim Chair
Department of Preventive Medicine
NSU College of Osteopathic  Medicine

Cecelia Rokusek, Ed.D., R.D. Executive Director
Education, Planning & Research
NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine

Episode 269: September 7-20, 2009

Topic:

Reconstructing Teeth with Dental Implants

Guests:

William Parker, D.D.S., Chairman
Department of Periodontology
NSU College of Dental Medicine

Mauricio Hervas, D.D.S., M.S., F.A.C.P., Assistant Professor
Department of Prosthodontics
NSU College of Dental Medicine

Episode 268: August 24 - September 6, 2009

Topic:

Fitness & Wellness

Guests:

Eric Shamus, P.T., Ph.D., Associate Professor
NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine

Robert Grosz, Ed.D., Professor
NSU College of Allied Health & Nursing

Episode 267: August 10-23, 2009

Topic:

Nutrition & Dietary Supplements

Guests:

Alix Landman, R.D., MPH, CDE
Registered Dietician/Nutritionist

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

Episode 266: July 27 - August 9, 2009

Topic:

Acute Care of Elderly (ACE) Unit

Guests:

Regina Marranzini, M.D. Geriatrician
Memorial Regional Hospital South

Lori Guarino, R.N.
Memorial Regional Hospital South

Episode 265: July 13-26, 2009

Topic:

Spinal Surgery

Guests:

Jeffrey Cantor, M.D., FAAOS, Orthopedic Surgeon
South Florida Spine Clinic

Episode 264: June 30 - July 12, 2009

Topic:

Health Care Insurance

Guests:

Robert Oller, D.O., CEO
NSU Division of Clinical Operations

Robin Long, MSM, CEBS, GBA, RPA
Deputy Plan Administrator, ICUBA

Episode 263: June 15-28, 2009

Topic:

Robotic Surgery

Guests:

Franc Bourget, M.D.,FACOG
Gynecologist

Michael Zahalsky, M.D.
Urologist

Episode 262: June 1-14, 2009

Topic:

Parkinson's Disease

Guests:

Thomas Hammond, M.D., Neurologist
Neurologic Consultants

Volker De Weijer, DPT
Nova Southeastern University
Physical Therapy Center

Episode 226: May 19-31, 2009

Topic:

Skin Cancer

Guests:

Tracy Favreau D.O., Assistant Director
Clinical Dermatology
Nova Southeastern University
College of Osteopathic Medicine

Nicholas Tranakas, M.D., Oncology Surgeon
Broward Surgical Associates

Episode 261: May 4-17, 2009

Topic:

Sun Exposure Effects on Vision

Guests:

Janet Leasher, O.D., M.P.H.
Director of Community Outreach and Assistant Professor
Nova Southeastern University
College of Optometry

Kimberly Reed, O.D., F.A.A.O., Associate Professor
Nova Southeastern University
College of Optometry

Episode 260: April 20 - May 3, 2009

Topic:

Internet Safety for Children

Guests:

Meline Kevorkian, Ed.D., Executive Director of Academic Review
Nova Southeastern University

Lieutenant Anthony DeMarco
Youth Intervention & Enforcement
Sherriff’s Office Broward County

Episode 259: April 6-19, 2009

Topic:

New Developments in Cancer Treatment

Guests:

Nicholas Tranakas, M.D., Medical Director
Cancer Services
Broward Health

Anurag Agarwal, M.D., Medical Director
Radiation Oncology
Broward Health

Episode 258: March 23 - April 5, 2009

Topic:

Mailman Segal Center for Human Development

Guests:

Roni Leiderman, Ph.D., Dean
Nova Southeastern University
Mailman Segal Center for Human Development

Susan Kabot, Ed.D., CCC-SLP, Director
Clincial & Therapeutic Services
Nova Southeastern University
Mailman Segal Center for Human Development

Episode 257: March 9-22, 2009

Topic:

Heart Attack & CPR Update

Guests:

Maureen Campbell, D.O., FACEP, Medical Director
EMS Education and Training
Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Kevin Nugent, REM-T, Director
NSU EMS Education and Training
Nova Southeastern University
College of Osteopathic Medicine

Episode 256: February 23 - March 8, 2009

Topic:

Sonography

Guests:

Terri William-Weeks, M.D.
Pediatric Radiologist

Maria McGehee, RDMS
Memorial Healthcare System

Episode 255: February 9-22, 2009

Topic:

The Pantry of Broward, Inc.

Guests:

Bruce Harris, Director of Development
The Pantry of Broward, Inc.

Phillip Shailer J.D, Chairman
Board of Directors
The Pantry of Broward, Inc.

Episode 254: January 26 - February 8, 2009

Topic:

Cancer Research and Vaccines

Guests:

Stephen Gavin, RN, BN, CCRP
Director, Oncology Research & Development
Memorial Health System

Michel Vulfovich, MD
Hematologist/Oncologist
Memorial Health System

Episode 253: January 12-25, 2009

Topic:

Geriatric Health Care

Guests:

Diane Sanders-Cepeda, D.O.
Assistant Professor
Department of Geriatrics
Nova Southeastern University

Naushira Pandya, M.D., CMD
Chair & Associate Professor
Department of Geriatrics
Nova Southeastern University

Episode 252: December 29, 2008 - January 11, 2009

Topic:

Wound Care and Diabetes

Guests:

Vanessa Rodriquez, M.D., F.A.C.E.
Endocrinologist
Broward Health

Alan Bassin, M.D., F.A.C.S.
General Surgeon
Broward Health