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Cleveland Clinic Akron General
Health Connection on WTAM 1100
Saturdays, 7 a.m.

Questions, comments or topics for the show? Fill out this form to connect with Dr. Plate and the Cleveland Clinic Akron General Health Connection.

WTAM Radio,  home of Akron General Health ConnectionCleveland Clinic Akron General, a trusted source for hospital and healthcare services, offers radio listeners throughout Northeastern Ohio the latest in health and medical information on Cleveland Clinic Akron General Health Connection, heard every Saturday at 7 a.m. on NewsRadio WTAM 1100.

Dr. Debbie Plate, host of Akron General Health ConnectionHosted by Dr. Debbie Plate, the Cleveland Clinic 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.


Listen to the Cleveland Clinic Akron General Health Connection podcasts >

 

DateTopicSummaryFor More Information
Dec. 3, 2016Treating DepressionApproximately 14.8 million American adults are living with depression – a common but serious mood disorder that causes severe symptoms that touch every part of your life - how you feel, think, sleep and eat. Dr. Plate talks with behavioral health expert Dr. Amit Anand about treatments for depression. Amit Anand, MD

Cleveland Clinic Awarded $11.8 Million to Study Strategies Against Treatment-Resistant Depression

What is depression?

Dec. 10, 2016Voice DisordersWhether it’s on the job or taking care of a busy family, we use our voices all the time. Most of us don’t think too much about our voices until we lose them temporarily because of illness. Dr. Tim Brown fills in for Dr. Plate and talks with Cleveland Clinic voice specialist Dr. Claudio Milstein about voice and swallowing disorders. Claudio Milstein, PhD

Cleveland Clinic Head and Neck Institute

Cleveland Clinic Voice Center






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