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

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WTAM Radio,  home of Akron General Health ConnectionAkron 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.

Dr. Debbie Plate, host of Akron General Health ConnectionHosted 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.

Akron General Health ConnectionIn 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.


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DateTopicSummaryFor More Information
January 31, 2015Advice for Staying Active & Easing Pain: Taking Charge of Your Health Dr.Plate welcomes sports medicine physician Dr. Rachel Hummel for advice on building strength and endurance which is helpful not only in sports but in everyday life. Dr. Plate then welcomes pain specialist Dr. David Leone who talks about the range of pain management options including chiropractic and alternative approaches to pain relief. More about Dr. Hummel

More About Akron General Pain and Spine Institute

February 7, 2015Functional Medicine: What It Means for You & Disease Prevention: Taking Charge of Your HealthDr. Plate welcomes nationally renowned author and physician Dr. Mark Hyman to the program for a discussion on how Functional Medicine can transform our health. Dr. Ellot Davidson from Akron General provides advice for disease prevention and wellness. He'll take your calls and answer questions. More information on Dr. Hyman

More on Dr. Hyman at the Cleveland Clinic

More About Dr. Elliot Davidson

More About Akron General Wellness Services






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