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502-852-5286
Louisville, KY 40292

 

 

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2006-07 Kentucky Health Shows - with descriptions

  • HIV and AIDS #201
    Guests: Anna Huang, M.D. Division of Infectious Disease University of Louisville
    AIDS is one of the most common diseases effecting people worldwide. Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Anna Huang from the University of Louisville Division of Infectious Disease about the definition, demographics, transmission, symptoms and treatment of HIV and AIDS.

  • Contact Information: University of Louisville Division of Infectious Disease (502) 561-8844
  • Human Papillomavirus #202
    Guests: A. B. Jenson, M.D. Professor of Vaccinology James Graham Brown Cancer Center

    Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. A.B. Jenson, professor of vaccinology at the James Graham Brown Cancer Center about human papillomavirus. They discuss what it is, how it is transmitted and how the virus relates to cervical cancer. Dr. Jenson also talks about his revolutionary development of a vaccine to treat cervical cancer.

  • Contact Information: James Graham Brown Cancer Center (800) 802-8152
  • Pelvic Floor Injuries During Childbirth #203
    Guests: Michael Heit, M.D., Ph.D. Urogynecology Specialists of Kentuckiana, PLLC

    Problems can sometimes arise for women during childbirth. Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Michael Heit from Urogynecology Specialists of Kentuckiana, PLLC about the injuries that are typically associated with childbirth. They discuss the prevelence, treatment and prevention of the common problems.


    Contact Information: Urogynecology Specialists of Kentuckiana, PLLC (502) 897-2392 www.mybladderdoctor.com
  • Autism #204
    Guest: Judith A. Axelrod, M.D. Developmental Pediatrician Square One Anne Gregory, President FEATof Louisville, Inc. Brandi Crawford, Program Director Turning Point for Autism, Inc.
  • Today, one in 166 people is diagnosed with autism. Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with three experts about the specifics of autism. They discuss the characteristics, detection and treatment of this neuro-developmental disorder.
  • Contact Information: Square One (502) 896-2606 www.squareonemd.com FEAT of Louisville, Inc. (502) 609-2901 www.featoflouisville.org Turning Point for Autism (502) 899-9128 www.turningpoint1.org
  • Shoulder Injuries #205
    Guest: Kittie George, M.D. Orthopedic Surgeon Louisville Bone & Joint Specialists David Boyce, PT,Ed.D,OCS,ECS Orthopedic Physical Therapist Physical Therapy Plus
  • Are shoulder or rotator cuff injuries reserved specifically to the athlete? Dr.. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Kittie George, orthopedic surgeon with Louisville Bone & Joint Specialists and David Boyce, orthopedic physical therapist with Physical Therapy Plus about rotator cuff injuries. They discuss the anatomy of the shoulder, the types of common shoulder injuries as well as the treatment and prevention of rotator cuff injuries.

    Contact Information: Louisville Bone & Joint Specialists, PSC (502) 897-6579 www.lbjs.net Physical Therapy Plus (502) 896-6686 www.ptpluslouisville.com
  • Artherosclerosis and Other Vascular Diseases #206
    Guest: Nicholas P. Xenopoulos, M.D., FACC Cardiovascular Specialists, PSC
  • Artherosclerosis is the most common medical problem we face today. Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Nicholas Xenopoulos from Cardiovascular Specialists, PSC talk about causes,effects, and prevention of Artherosclerosis and othe vascular diseases. They also discuss the latest non-invassive procedures that are used today to repair blood vessels effected by these diseases.

    Contact Information: Cardiovascular Specialists, PSC 1-800-844-0566
  • Farming Related Injuries #207
    Guests: Deborah B. Reed, Ph.D., MSPH, RNC University of Kentucky College of Nursing
  • Farming has one of the highest injury rates of ant occupation. Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Deborah Reed from the University of Kentucky School of Nursing about the various injuries and illnesses that are specific to farming in Kentucky.

    Contact Information: University of Kentucky College of Nursing www. mc.uky.edu/nursing
  • Alzheimer's Disease #208
    Guests: Deborah D. Danner, Ph.D. Sanders-Brown Center on Aging University of Kentucky Jo Anna Hudson, R.N. Sanders-Brown Center on Aging University of Kentucky
  • Alzheimer's Disease is a growing problem within our communities. Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with two experts from the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging about the diagnosis, risk factors and prevention of Alzheimer's Disease. They also discus family issues that are presented as a result of this debilitating disease.

  • Contact Information: Sanders-Brown Center for Aging (859)257-1412 ext. 271 www.mc.uky.edu/coa
  • Violent Deaths in Kentucky #209
    Guest: Sabrina Walsh, MPH Project Manager Kentucky Violent Death Reporting System University of Kentucky
  • Violence in the home is a very serious problem in today's society. Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Sabrina Walsh from the Kentucky Violent Death Reporting System at the University of Kentucky about the increase in violence in the home here in Kentucky. They discuss the types, common instances, and prevention of violence in the home.

    Contact Information: University of Kentucky Kentucky Violent Death Reporting System (859)257-6711
  • Traffic Safety #210
    Guests: Jeff W. Gardner Traffic Safety Manager AAA Kentucky
  • The number one cause of death among young people today is motor vehicle accidents. Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Jeff Gardner with AAA Kentucky about AAA Kentucky's initiative to promote and instruct driving safety. They discuss many of the situations that young drivers need to avoid to protect themselves, thier passengers, and other drivers from automobile crashes.

    Contact Information: AAA Kentucky (800)727-2552 www.aaa.com
  • Depression #211
    Guests: Robert L. Frierson, M.D. Professor, Psychiatry University of Louisville
  • The holidays are a happy and exciting time of year. However for some, the holidays can be very lonely and depressing. Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Robert Frierson, professor of psychiatry at the University of Louisville about the the effects, symptoms, and treatments for depression. They also discuss the prominence of depression around special events.

    Contact Information: Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (502)852-5395
  • Cultural Sensitivity #212
    Guests: Lucy H. Ricketts, MBC Director of Public Affairs Passport Health Plan Loretta Estes Cultural & Linguistic Services Passport Health Plan
  • Overcoming cultural barriers is a growing problem in the are of healthcare. Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with to experts from the Cultural and Linguistic Services of Passport Health Plan about the competence of the healthcare system in addressing concerns of multilingual individuals in our community. They focus on language and health literacy issues facing the multicultural population in Kentucky.

    Contact Information: Passport Health Plan (800)578-0603 www.passporthelthplan.com
  • Dental Implants #213
    Guests: Kenny Livesay, Jr., DMD Oral Surgeon East Louisville Oral Surgery, PLC Chris Freudenberger Territory Manager straumann
  • Kentucky is noted for its poor dental health. Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Kenny Livesay, an oral surgeon with East Louisville Oral Surgery and Chis Freudenberger, territory manager with straumann about using dental implants to improve dental health. They discuss the causes, prevention, and treatment of missing teeth.

    Contact Information: East Louisville Oral Surgery, PLC (502)254-3818 www.eastlouisvilleoralsurgery.com
  • Aggressive Bacteria #214
    Guests: Paul Schulz, M.D. Division of Infectious Diseases University Medical Associates, PSC John A. Van Arsdall, II, M.D. Louisville Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine
  • Are flesh-eating bacteria fact or fiction? Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Paul Schulz with University Medical Associates and Dr. John Van Arsdall with Louisville Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine about the reality of aggressive bacteria. They discuss the development, spread and treatment of some of the more common aggressive bacteria.

    Contact Information: University Medical Associates, PSC (502)562-6510 Louisville Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine (502)581-0087 www.louisvilledoctor.com
  • The Eyes Have It #215
    Guests: Daniel L. Weinberg, OD Advanced Vision of Louisville M. Douglas Gossman, M.D. Oculoplastic Surgeon M. Douglas Gossman, M.D., PLLC
  • The eyes are the window to the soul. Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Daniel Weinberg, optometrist with Advanced Vision of Louisville about development optometry. They discuss methods of improving eye muscle problems and vision problems that relate to learning deficiencies. Dr. Tuckson also talks with M. Douglas Gossman about plastic surgery to the eyes that can improve the looks and function of the eyes.

    Contact Information: M. Douglas Gossman, M.D. (502)495-2122 Advanced Vision of Louisville (502)327-8919
  • Life After Transplants #216
    Guests: Mary Eng, M.D. Transplant Surgeon University Surgical Associates Kathleen Adams Assistant New Director WUKY 91.3 FM Ron Pinchback Transplant Patient Linda G. Toy Transplant Patient
  • Can transplant patients lead normal lives? Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Mary Eng, a transplant surgeon with University Surgical Associates about the recovery of transplant patients after surgery. They discuss the factors involved with physical activity after transplantation. Dr. Tuckson also talks with participants in the 2006 Transplant Games that were held in Kentucky about their experiences at the games.

    Contact Information: University Surgical Associates (800) 872-8033
  • Open-Heart Surgery #217
    Guests: Sam Pollock, M.D. Cardiothoracic Surgeon Kentucky Cardiothoracic Surgery, PLLC Herbert Eggers Chief Perfusionist Louisville Perfusion Services, Inc.
  • What happens during open-heart surgery? Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Sam Pollock, cardiothoracic surgeon and Herbert Eggers, chief perfusionist about the elements of a successful cardiac program. They discuss the functions of the heart and the details of open-heart surgery.

    Contact Information: Kentucky Cardiothoracic Surgery, PLLC (502) 899-3858
  • Preventative Cardiology #218
    Guests: M. Saleem Seyal, M.D. ,FACC, FACP Cardiologist River Cities Cardiology
  • Most cardiac problems can be prevented. Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. M. Saleem Seyal, cardiologist with River Cities Cardiology about how to prevent the development of high blood pressure and lipidemia. They also discuss some of the severe consequences that these conditions have on the heart.

    Contact Information: River Cities Cardiology, MPC (812) 282-1617
  • Stem Cell Research #219
    Guests: Suzanne T. Ildstad , M.D. Director Institute for Cellular Therapeutics University of Louisville
  • What are stem cells? And can they save lives? Dr. Wayne Tuckson talks with Dr. Suzanne Ildstad, director of the Institute for Cellular Therapeutics at the University of Louisville about the function of stem cells. They discuss the potential that stem cells have to regenerate and repair the body.

    Contact Information: Institute for Cellular Therapeutics (877) 453-7823