The Jewish Hospital - Mercy Health Offers Twice Monthly Walk with a Doc Sessions at Kenwood Towne Center in February
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 February.
The popular walks take place every other Thursday from 9-10 a.m. at the mall. The mall 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 and cardiology, interventional cardiology, congenital cardiac disease and preventative cardiology specialist Jonathan Rapp, MD, who practices from cardiology locations in Kenwood, Rookwood and Wyoming, leads the Thursday, February 8 walk from 9-10 a.m. He will discuss stroke.
Mercy Health Physician and vascular surgeon Amy Lipscomb, MD, who practices from Mercy Health – Kenwood Vascular Surgery and Mercy Health – Wound Care, The Jewish Hospital, leads the Thursday, February 22 walk from 9-10 a.m. She will discuss the importance of vascular screening.
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.
“This month, The Jewish Hospital’s Walk with a Doc series focuses on cardiovascular wellness as part of February’s American Heart Month observance. We hope you’ll join us for heart healthy education and exercise,” said Pat Davis-Hagens, Mercy Health Central Market President and CEO of The Jewish Hospital.
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.