Akron General, a trusted source for hospital and healthcare services, offers radio listeners throughout Northeastern Ohio the latest in health and medical information on Akron General Health Connection, heard every Saturday at 7 a.m. on NewsRadio WTAM 1100.
Hosted by Dr. Debbie Plate, the Akron General Health Connection features health experts from Akron General who discuss breaking medical information, tips for healthy living, and the latest information on programs and services offered through Akron General.
Dr. Debbie Plate is a board-certified family physician practicing at Akron General’s Center for Family Medicine.
She is a Clinical Associate Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program at Akron General and her responsibilities include teaching both residents and students. She also serves as the Family Medicine Clerkship Site Director and the Undergraduate Director, and has been appointed as a Full Professor of Family Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University.
In addition to her role as a teacher, Dr. Plate has a private practice at Akron General’s Center for Family Medicine and enjoys her role as a caring, primary care physician. She attended the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio and completed her family medicine residency at Akron General Medical Center in 1991.
Her interests include women's heart health, geriatric health, patient and medical education, and teaching students and residents to be well-trained and caring primary care physicians.
Dr. Plate is married with two grown children who are in college. She enjoys traveling, playing the piano, hiking and gardening.
Allergy sufferers know our cool and wet spring set the stage for the pollen tsunami we are experiencing, causing runny noses and watery eyes. Allergiest Dr. Bela Faltay joins us Dr. Debbie Plate to discuss options for allergy relief. He will take your calls and answer your questions.
Dr. Tim Brown - What's In Your Medicine Cabinet? Jim Brickman - Soothe
Pharmacy specialist Dr. Tim Brown joins us to talk about the medicines in your medicine cabinet. He will provide the news you need to know about the medicines you've been taking. Then, Grammy nominated recording artist Jim Brickman joins us to talk about his latest project aimed at soothing our stress.