Health & Well-Being

Speaker Series

In July 2012, Dr. Barry Bittman spoke to the Wood River Valley community on transforming the role of the hospital and take better care of people in our community through a coordinated community care network. Thank you to the Golden Family Foundation for their generous investment in the Health and Well-Being Speaker Series. 

Dr. Zorba Paster
How to Live a Long, Sweet Life

Saturday, May 28, 2011:  As part of the St. Luke’s Wood River Foundation’s 2011 Health and Well-Being Speaker Series, the St. Luke’s Wood River Foundation invited the community to hear Dr. Zorba Paster, an internationally recognized physician, radio talk show host, and author, discuss the secrets of living a long, healthy life. Dr. Paster presented Zorba Paster on your Health, which is broadcast to millions on public radio stations. He also maintains a busy clinical practice in Oregon, Wisconsin and mentors medical students as a clinical professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

These free community events were part of our Health and Well-Being Speaker Series. Check out the trailer for Dr. Davidson's documentary

Dr. Henry Lodge
Younger Next Year: The New Science of Aging

Wednesday, July 27, 2011: More than 450 people gathered to hear Health & Well-Being Series speaker Dr. Henry Lodge, author of Younger Next Year: Live Strong, Fit and Sexy Until You're 80 and Beyond. He discussed Younger Next Year: The New Science of Aging.

Dr. Lodge is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, with additional qualifications in Geriatrics. He has an active practice in Internal Medicine and Prevention, and heads a 23-physician group practice in Manhattan. He is associate clinical professor of medicine at Columbia University and has received numerous awards, and is listed in best doctors in New York, best doctors in America, Who’s Who in Medicine and Health Care, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, and Who’s Who in the World.


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