Health Chats

Sepsis- Prevention and Recovery

September is Sepsis Awareness Month and we’d like to invite you to a Health Chat on the Prevention and Recovery of Sepsis, presented by Dr. Devang Gujarathi, Johnston Health Hospitalist.

Dr. Gujarathi is passionate about patient education in hopes of having patients make the best health-related decisions for themselves.

Colorectal Cancer- Preventable, Beatable, Treatable

Wednesday, October 3
Noon- 1 p.m., Johnston Medical Mall Auditorium

Dr. Aaron Leininger will give a presentation on colorectal cancer and how you can treat this disease.

Dr. Leininger has a personal passion about the importance of colon cancer screening as this terrible disease has affected his family directly through his mother-in-law, a two-time colorectal cancer survivor.

Derailing Diabetes- One Complication at a Time

Wednesday, November 14
11- 12:30 p.m., Johnston Medical Mall Auditorium

Multi-specialty panel discussion on diabetes.

Past Health Chats


Gregory Tayrose, MD & Aaron Leininger, MD – Osteoarthritis and Treatments
Louisa Sherrill, Registered Dietician – In Defense of CARBS


Kimetha Fulwood – Smoking Cessation
Dennis Koffer, MD – Five Wishes Program
Douglas Fein, MD & Marvaretta Stevenson, MD – Screening Offer Hope for Lungs


Nicole Collins, MD – Recognizing Dementia: Signs and Symptoms
Jodi Bailey, MD – From Puberty to Menopause: A Look at What’s Important in Women’s Health
Matthew A. Hook, MD – Heart Health and Peripheral Artery Disease
Anshul Rao, MD – What is a Rheumatologist?


Raj Majithia, MD – An Hour Inside the Gut
Kumari D. Verghese, MD – Behavioral Health
Marc S. Stevens, MD – Bone and Joint Health: Nutritional and Surgical Treatment