Health Chats

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.

Speakers Will Include:

  • Eric M. Janis, MD, FACC Cardiology
  • Jennifer Williamson Jordan, MD, Ophthalmology
  • Bessaliea Giffin, DPM, Podiatry

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