The Jewish Hospital - Mercy Health Offers Twice Monthly Walk with a Doc Sessions at Kenwood Towne Center in August

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 August.


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 Physicians and cardiologist Jon Rapp, MD, who practices from Mercy Health – The Heart Institute locations in Rookwood and Wyoming, leads the Thursday, August 10 walk from 9-10 a.m. He will discuss symptoms and treatment options for heart valve disease.


Mercy Health Physician and family medicine provides James Krempasky, DO, who practices from Mercy Health – Milford Family Medicine, leads the Thursday, August 24 walk from 9-10 a.m. He will discuss the physical and mental benefits of staying active.


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 has been incredibly popular, drawing a growing group of health-conscious women and men who enjoy the informal setting, provider presentations and opportunity to ask questions directly of Mercy Health’s medical experts. Walk with a Doc gives people a chance to learn about a wide variety of health topics and also 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, 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.