Tune in to Southeastern’s Healthy Connection live radio program the 4th Tuesday of each month at 12:30 pm on WAGR 1340 AM. The program features interviews with health care professionals on topics related to healthy living. The show is streams live at www.wagr1340am.com
Healthy Connection radio program-Tuesday, April 23 at 12:30 pm
OB/GYNs Dr. Brandon Locklear and Dr. Meredith Watson-Locklear of Southeastern Women’s Healthcare will discuss women’s health issues as well as what influenced their decision to practice in this region. The show will also stream live at www.wagr1340am.com
Healthy Connection radio program-Tuesday, March 26 at 12:30 pm
Family Nurse Practitioner Heather Jacobs of Lumberton Urology discusses urology services and athletic trainers affiliated with Southeastern Health’s Rehab Services department detail March as National Athletic Trainer Month and how they work with Robeson County High School athletes.
Healthy Connection radio program-Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 12:30 pm
Dr. Richard Beauchemin, of Southeastern Eye Clinic, discussed March as Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month as well as National Save Your Vision Month. Diabetes Community Center Coordinator Lisa Hooks explained the services offered by the center and their efforts to help patients manage the disease.
Healthy Connection: Tuesday, Jan. 22, 12:30 pm
Southeastern Heart Center Director Luanne Kuchler will discuss the services offered by the heart center and its relationship with Duke Medicine. She will also talk about February as Heart Month and the Feb. 9 Women’s Heart Health Event. Spa Supervisor Maureen Metzger will explain the services offered by the Southeastern Lifestyle Day Spa and share information about an infant massage class for mothers and newborns. The show will also stream live at www.wagr1340am.com.
Panel discussion on health in the community
Southeastern Health hosted a panel discussion on health on Wednesday, Jan. 23 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. as part of WARG’s Community Unit Week. The panel included: Community Health Services Coordinator Lekisha Hammonds; Clinical Nutrition Coordinator Pattie Ramsaur; Substance Abuse Coalition Specialist Elizabeth Wright; and Health Promotion Coordinator Whitney McFarland from the Robeson County Health Department.
Dr. Jeff Campbell, of Campbell Ear, Nose and Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery, will discuss a new sinus surgery offered at SRMC (www.srmc.org/sinussurgery) and Unit Manager Wayne Martin (7-Tower) will describe the Paramedic Partners program which was recently funded by the Duke Endowment in cooperation with Lumberton Rescue and EMS. The show will also stream live at www.wagr1340am.com
Marketing Coordinator Ann McLean and Southeastern Hospice Director Vickie Atkinson discuss the upcoming Festival of Trees event as well as the services which benefit from its proceeds, Southeastern Hospice and Camp Care.
The Gift Shop at Southeastern Coordinator Bonnie Biggs discusses the new valet parking service which was implemented recently in partnership with the SRMC Foundation. Certified Nurse Midwife Michelle Cox of Southeastern Women’s Healthcare discusses October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month and explains the role of midwives in women’s health.
Tune in to Southeastern’s Healthy Connection live radio program on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 12:30 pm on WAGR 1340 AM. Dr. Karl Moo Young of Southeastern Medical Clinic St. Pauls will talk about the prevalence of diabetes in our community and some of the challenges of rural health care. Physical Therapist Julie Sawyer of Southeastern’s Rehab Services department will discuss chronic pain and a new fibromyalgia support group. The show will also stream live at www.wagr1340am.com
Emergency Services Physician Assistant Phillip Stephens will discuss the services offered at Southeastern Urgent Care Lumberton and Pharmacist Manager Diedren Deese will explain the benefits of the new Southeastern Pharmacy Health Mall. The show will also stream live at www.wagr1340am.com
Dr. Obiefuna Okoye of Carolina Infectious Disease Consultants and Southeastern Wound Healing Center will be our special guest to discuss infectious disease challenges for our region as well as options for patients with non-healing wounds. Click the player on the side of the page to listen to the audio -->
Two local superstars were interviewed on the June program: Duke Medicine and Southeastern Heart Center Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Terry Lowry discussed the various types of surgical procedures he performs at Southeastern and Baltimore Ravens Fullback Vonta Leach discussed a special event the medical center co-hosted along with his Foundation at the Southeastern Lifestyle Center for Fitness and Rehabilitation in July.
Dr. Brownie McLeod of the Dr. A.J. Robinson Medical Clinic discussed high blood pressure and Dr. Harvey Allen of Southeastern Digestive Health Center discussed digestive diseases and disorders and wellness screenings.
Guests Dr. Marvaretta Stevenson from Gibson Cancer Center discussed Cancer Survivorship; Dr. Richard Beauchemin from Southeastern Eye Clinic discussed eye health and safety, and Southeastern Regional Physician Services Coordinator Fordham Britt shared information about the free community health fair and speakers series planned at CHEC.