The Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell is taking health education to the airwaves with the launch of their new weekly, half-hour radio show, Well Said with Dr. Ira Nash, scheduled to premiere on Monday, Feb. 11, at 4 p.m. on WRHU 88.7 FM, Radio Hofstra University, an award-winning radio station celebrating 60 years of broadcast this year.
Well Said host, Ira Nash, MD, a professor of cardiology at the Zucker School of Medicine and executive director of Northwell Health Physician Partners, says the radio show is an outreach opportunity for the medical school to educate people of all walks of life about issues related to health and wellness. The program will also highlight the wealth of knowledge, expertise, and resources available in the local area.
“We are fortunate to have access to a huge pool of experts from both Hofstra and Northwell in addition to public advocates who can provide reliable insight on a wide range of subjects in health, medicine, and well-being,” said Dr. Nash who maintains an active clinical practice in cardiology. “Our goal is to provide a valuable and accessible education service to the community by covering topics in an informative yet entertaining way.”
Initial broadcasts of Well Said will cover health matters that are provocative and timely, including the vaccination debate, vaping, medical marijuana, opioid use, prostate cancer, women’s heart health, caring for an aging parent, and how to make the most of your visit with your doctor explained Dr. Nash. “We look forward to receiving questions and suggestions from our listeners and addressing issues on the show important to them.”
Episodes of Well Said will be available on medicine.hofstra.edu/WellSaid beginning Feb. 11. To send comments, questions or suggest topics for future broadcasts, listeners are encouraged to email [email protected].