The Jewish Hospital - Mercy Health Offers Twice Monthly Walk with a Doc Sessions at Kenwood Towne Center in June
Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that The Jewish Hospital continues its free Walk with a Doc program at Kenwood Towne Center with two sessions in June.
The popular walks take place every other Thursday from 9-10 a.m. at the mall, which is located at 7875 Montgomery Road. Walkers will meet at The Jewish Hospital’s Walk with a Doc booth located in front of Anthropologie near Nordstrom’s inside entrance. New walkers get a free t-shirt and a pedometer to log their steps.
Mercy Health Physician Barry Brook, MD, who practices from Mercy Health - Kenwood Internal Medicine, leads the Thursday, June 8 walk from 9-10 a.m. He will discuss common summer hazards, such as sunburn, bug bites and poison ivy, and how to treat them.
Mercy Health Physician and bariatric surgeon Yasir Khan, DO, who practices from Mercy Health - Weight Management Solutions locations in Kenwood and Fairfield, leads the Thursday, June 22 walk from 9-10 a.m. He will discuss the role robots play in robotic-assisted general surgeries and hernia repairs.
Led by a variety of physicians and other health professionals representing a wide array of health, wellness and fitness-related expertise, the walks start with a brief and informative talk on the doctor’s area of specialty before walking.
The program is free and does not require pre-registration.
“The Jewish Hospital’s Walk with a Doc series brings healthcare experts directly to a group of savvy, health-conscious women and men who can ask questions while learning about a wide variety of topics. The relaxed and welcoming setting also includes the opportunity to get some exercise,” said Pat Davis-Hagens, Mercy Health Central Market President and CEO of The Jewish Hospital. “We hope you’ll join us!”
Mercy Health - Cincinnati will announce future walks and details will also be available at the Walk with a Doc website, www.walkwithadoc.org. If you miss a walk, Mercy Health - Cincinnati is live streaming the walks on its Facebook pages (search for “Mercy Health – Cincinnati”), with the videos also available to watch any time at your convenience.
Walk with a Doc is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.