Feature Profiles

Darren Whittemore: Aspiring Astronaut Turned Dermatopathologist

Apr 08, 2021 at 11:54 pm by pj

Darren Whittemore, DO, is U.S. Board Certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and Dermatopathology. He completed his fellowship in Dermatopathology at the University of Te.... Read More

Taking the Reins, Looking to Grow

Mar 25, 2021 at 01:16 am by pj

Lora Parahovnik, PhD, named CEO at Accel Research Sites   Arriving only a year ago just as the Covid-19 pandemic was ramping up, Lora Parahovnik, PhD, was named CEO of.... Read More

Greg Osmond, MD, a Rising Leader in Digital Dermatopathology

Mar 17, 2021 at 10:32 pm by pj

  Meet Dr. Greg Osmond, a board-certified pathologist, dermatopathologist, and expert on cutaneous diseases. He is also the chief medical officer and cofounder of Pathol.... Read More

In Other Words: Reducing Maternal and Infant Healthcare Disparities Is On Us

Mar 05, 2021 at 04:52 pm by pj

  This month we shine the spotlight on Dr. Meg Prado, President of Women’s and Children’s Services at Envision Healthcare, a leading national medical group..... Read More

Over 200 Days in the NICU, A Pandemic, and the App that Helped My Family Get Through It

Mar 02, 2021 at 10:28 am by pj

  By LAURA FREELAND   In December 2019, my husband and I were busy getting ready for the holidays. Yet, this year was a little different from years past because I.... Read More

Totally at Home in Florida

Mar 01, 2021 at 01:01 am by pj

  Adam Parker, DO, has always been interested in helping and healing people. Growing up around a family friend who was a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) helped him s.... Read More

Making a Change in a Trying Time

Jan 26, 2021 at 06:03 pm by pj

 Dr. Luis Serrano moves to a new area and practice in the middle of a pandemic.   A pandemic is not the time to be moving and joining a practice, but in tha.... Read More

When COVID Deaths Aren’t Counted, Families Pay the Price

Jan 19, 2021 at 06:50 pm by pj

  By Melissa Bailey and Eli Cahan, Kaiser Health News     On Sundays, Bishop Bruce Davis preached love. Through his Pentecostal ministry, he o.... Read More

In Other Words…To Screen or Not to Screen?  That is no Longer the Question

Dec 15, 2020 at 04:37 pm by pj

  With RICK RAMNATH, MD   This month we shine the spotlight on Dr. Rick Ramnath, a principal at NeuroSkeletal Imaging in Orlando, Merritt Island and Melbourne, wh.... Read More

I Found My Secret to Feeling Younger and Stronger. The Pandemic Stole It Away.

Dec 15, 2020 at 04:02 pm by pj

  By Bruce Horovitz, Kaiser Health News Back in early January, before COVID-19 was as familiar as the furniture, I went in for my annual physical. My doctor looked.... Read More

A Child’s Death in the Heartland Changes Community Views About COVID

Dec 08, 2020 at 04:47 pm by pj

By Sara Shipley Hiles, Kaiser Health News WASHINGTON, Mo. — In August, local officials in this small city an hour west of St. Louis voted against requiring residen.... Read More

In the Modern Approach to Diabetic Management, What Does ‘Good Control’ really Mean?

Nov 23, 2020 at 01:26 am by pj

“In Other Words” with Matthew Shlapack, MD  In the Modern Approach to Diabetic Management, What Does ‘Good Control’ really Mean?   Dr. Mat.... Read More

Pharma Pro Brings Experience to Digital Pill Company

Nov 17, 2020 at 11:44 am by pj

  Valerie Sullivan was recently appointed President and CEO of central Florida-based digital health company etectRx. With its roots at the University of Florida’s.... Read More

Seniors Form COVID Pods to Ward Off Isolation This Winter

Nov 03, 2020 at 05:53 pm by pj

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News  Over the past month, Dr. Richard Besdine and his wife have been discussing whether to see family and friends indoors t.... Read More

Drawing Inspiration at an Early Age: Nemours’ Dr. Margaret Baldwin revels in helping kids be kids

Oct 12, 2020 at 01:26 am by pj

    Most people probably recall very few memories of being two years old, let alone making a major career decision at that age. But pediatric orthopedic surgeon Ma.... Read More

Lifetime Experiences Help Older Adults Build Resilience to Pandemic Trauma

Oct 11, 2020 at 05:01 pm by pj

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Older adults are especially vulnerable physically during the coronavirus pandemic. But they’re also notably resilient.... Read More

Slathered in Sunscreen as a Child; Advanced Dermatology as an Adult

Sep 19, 2020 at 06:17 pm by pj

Joanna McGetrick, MD, has a passion for protecting her patients   Board-certified dermatologist Joanna McGetrick, MD, was highly aware of the sun’s dangers long.... Read More

Everything Passes but Memories Live Forever

Sep 07, 2020 at 02:02 pm by pj

How to Show a Terminal Family Member They’re Not a Burden   By ELLEN KLEIN   For terminally ill patients, the fear of becoming a burden on family members i.... Read More

Analysis: You’ve Checked for Fever. Now, What’s Your Risk Tolerance?

Aug 25, 2020 at 01:31 pm by pj

  By Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News As some parts of America gingerly begin to open up after months of near-total lockdown, people have questions. Will it.... Read More

Four Women are Redefining What it Means to be a Urologist 

Aug 20, 2020 at 08:31 am by pj

    These physicians at Orlando Health are unique in their specialty   Everybody has a heart.  Everybody has lungs. Everybody has a digestive tract.... Read More