THE TRUTH EVERY DAY HEALTH

 

Welcome to our Every Day Health feature brought to you by the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network.

                                                                                                                                         

MKE in the Morning Host, Melanie Ricks, and The Truth in the Afternoon Host, Dr. Ken Harris, will provide monthly two-minute medical “Every Day Health” interviews relating to various topics. The Truth’s platform can help bring awareness and education to the Black community, which is crucial.

 

The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network Community Spotlight

 

Richelle Webb Dixon

Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer at Froedtert Hospital

 

One organization leading the way in terms of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is Froedtert Health. Joining us now is Richelle Webb Dixon, senior vice president and chief operating officer of Froedtert Hospital, with a 101.7 The Truth Community Spotlight. Richelle Dixon discusses the ongoing efforts in the Milwaukee community to eradicate racism. Click the link above to listen to the Community Spotlight brought to you by Froedtert Health.

 

 

Listen to the interviews below: 

 

April 2022

Olushola Akinshemoyin Vaughn, MD

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Dr. Olushola Akinshemoyin Vaughn/Cancer Screenings #1

Dr. Olushola Akinshemoyin Vaughn/Cancer Screenings #2

The Truth in the Afternoon Host, Dr. Ken Harris, sat down with Olushola Akinshemoyin Vaughn, MD, a dermatologist with the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network to discuss the drop in cancer screening rates. The drop has caused significant concern in the community, where there are greater obstacles to cancer prevention, detection, treatment and survival. Click the audio links above to hear Dr. Ken talk about this issue with Olushola Akinshemoyin Vaugh, MD. In their chat, they also preview a special event at Gee’s Clippers on April 30th.

 

May 2022 

Joshua Field, MD, MS 

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Dr. Field/Sickle Cell Awareness #1

Dr. Field/Sickle Cell Awareness #2

MKE in the Morning Host, Melanie Ricks sat down with Joshua Field, MD, MS, an assistant Professor and hematologist with the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network to discuss what sickle cell disease is, who it predominantly affects and Wisconsin’s only adult Sickle Cell Clinic. Click the audio links above to hear Melanie Ricks talk about this concern that primarily affects the Black/African American population.