The Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and WRHU Radio Hofstra University have partnered to take health education to the airwaves with Well Said with Dr. Ira Nash. Well Said host, Ira Nash, MD, a professor of cardiology at the Zucker School of Medicine and executive director of Northwell Health Physician Partners. He says the show is an outreach opportunity for the medical school to educate people of all walks of life about issues related to health and wellness. The program will also highlight the wealth of knowledge, expertise, and resources available in the local area.
Family Planning and Women’s Health: Clinical Implications of Dobbs v Jackson
Well Said has invited Dr. Sharon Gerber, Director of Complex Family Planning, Northwell Health and Assistant Professor at the Zucker School of Medicine and Cassandra Montgomery, a patient of Dr. Gerber to discuss the profound effects the overturning of Roe v Wade has had not only on reproductive rights but on women’s health overall.
Heat-related Illness and Injury
Well Said has invited Dr. Frederick Davis, Associate Chair of Emergency Medicine at LIJ, as well as associate professor of Emergency Medicine at the Zucker SOM and an assistant professor at the Hofstra Northwell School of nursing to talk about the effects exposures to high temperatures and heat waves have on our health.
COVID Vaccination with Sandra Lindsay
Well Said has invited Sandra Lindsay, a nurse who manages the Critical Care inpatient units at Long Island Jewish Medical Center as well as the first person in the United States to receive the COVID vaccine outside of a clinical trial. Sandra has played a critical role in the battle against COVID-19 and who continues to make major contributions to public health and wellbeing.
Well Said has invited Dr. Peter Silver, Senior Vice President, Chief Quality Officer, and Associate Chief Medical Officer at Northwell Health and Associate Professor at the Zucker School of Medicine to discuss what Monkeypox is; the severity of this outbreak; and what we can do to slow it down.
Well Said has invited Dr. Blanka Kaplan, Allergy and Immunology Specialist and an Assistant Professor at the Zucker SOM to explain how and why our immune systems react to medications and the potential consequences.
Well Said has invited Dr. Richard Furie, Chief of the Division of Rheumatology at Northwell Health and a Professor at the Zucker SOM to explain the ins and outs of Lupus, a disease that affects 1.5 million Americans and the progress physicians are making in determining its causes and triggers.