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45 Advocating for Reproductive Justice
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Glenmarie Matthews, MD, MBA, MS, Medical Director of the Family Planning Program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Dr. Matthews is also Assistant Professor and Family Planning Specialist in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Matthews speaks about why advocating for reproductive rights is so important to her. Other discussion topics include the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case and its implications; New Jersey’s Freedom of Reproductive Choice Act; and the reproductive injustices facing women and people of color.
44 Creating a Better Tomorrow
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with New Jersey State Senator Troy Singleton, who represents the 7th Legislative District. Senator Singleton offers insight into the role of state government in moving toward a brighter future, particularly when it comes to healthcare for all Americans, touching on his own roots in public service. Steve Adubato and Senator Singleton explore issues such as exorbitant healthcare costs, healthcare workplace violence and vaccine hesitancy, as well as Senator Singleton’s optimism for creating a “better tomorrow.”
43 Concussions: Adapting to the Individual
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Anthony Alessi, MD, a board-certified neurologist and Director of the NeuroSport program at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Alessi offers insight into what characterizes a concussion and how its definition and treatment options have evolved over time, touching also on advice for physicians treating this type of injury; other conditions with similar symptoms; the importance of relying on a physician for a diagnosis, and more.
42 Physician Impressions: COVID-19, Burnout and Beyond
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Ronnie Bochner, MD, an obstetrician/gynecologist and President of the Medical Staff at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. Listen as Dr. Bochner speaks about his thoughts on the physician's role in the future of healthcare, the ramifications of shifting CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19 vaccinations, how burnout has impacted the careers of healthcare workers, and more.
41 100 Years of Care at Deborah Heart and Lung Center
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Joseph P. Chirichella, President and CEO of Deborah Heart and Lung Center. Learn about Deborah’s history as an acute care specialty hospital focusing on heart disease and vascular care, how genetics factor into heart health, and much more.
40 COVID-19 2022 Update: From Pandemic Fatigue to Optimism for the Future
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Ronald Nahass, MD, President of ID Care. Listen as Dr. Nahass speaks on his experience with COVID-19 over the last two years, updates surrounding a fourth dose of vaccine, how New Jersey’s community immunity has grown through the increase in vaccinated individuals, how he’s cautiously optimistic for the future with COVID-19, and much more.