The Jewish Hospital - Mercy Health Offers Twice Monthly Walk with a Doc Sessions at Kenwood Towne Center in January
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 January.
The popular walks take place every other Thursday from 9-10 a.m. at the mall (unless otherwise noted). 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 colon and rectal surgeon John Cullen, MD, who practices from Mercy Health colorectal and general surgery locations in Kenwood, leads the Thursday, January 11 walk from 9-10 a.m. He will discuss colorectal cancer.
Orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Marc Galloway, MD, who is the head team physician for the Cincinnati Bengals and practices from Mercy Health – Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine locations in Mason, Ohio and Crestview Hills, Kentucky, leads the Thursday, January 25 walk from 8-9 a.m. (note earlier start time). He will discuss managing knee pain in active patients.
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 offers a balance of dialogue, education and exercise. People who like to ask questions and learn about a range of health topics are always welcome at Walk with a Doc,” said Pat Davis-Hagens, Mercy Health Central Market President and CEO of The Jewish Hospital. “Join us for vivacious conversations and strolls.”
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.