Memorial Podcasts

Memorial Podcasts

Memorial Podcasts

Legs of a young man running

Thursday, April 23, 201504/23/2015

Younique – older athletes

Dr. Daniel Adair is co-medical director of Memorial’s SportsCare and a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with Springfield Clinic.


Thursday, April 16, 201504/16/2015

Rachel Bounds – organ donations

Rachel Bounds is a registered nurse and pre-transplant coordinator with The Alan G. Birtch, MD, Center for Transplant Services at Memorial Medical Center.


Thursday, April 9, 201504/09/2015

Kimmy Fairow – Memorial’s Regional Burn Center

Kimmy Fairow is a registered nurse and the nurse manager for Memorial Medical Center’s Regional Burn Center.

Thursday, April 2, 201504/02/2015

Tasha Lancaster – Celebrate the Heart of a Woman

Tasha Lancaster is an exercise physiologist with cardiopulmonary rehab in Memorial Medical Center’s Koke Mill Medical Center building.


Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

Lisa Cline – after stroke

Lisa Cline is a certified recreational therapist specialist with Memorial Medical Center.


Thursday, March 19, 201503/19/2015

Heather Sweet – health of children

Heather Sweet is the MOSAIC project manager for Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois, an affiliate of Memorial Health System.


Thursday, March 12, 201503/12/2015

Celeste Wiley – colorectal cancer

Celeste Wiley is a registered nurse and the community cancer education coordinator in the Regional Cancer Center at Memorial Medical Center as well as the chairperson of the Regional Cancer Partnership of Illinois.

nurse with mask

Wednesday, March 4, 201503/04/2015

Dr. Tamer Abdelhak – endovascular therapy

Dr. Tamer Abdelhak is the medical director for neuro-critical care at Memorial Medical Center as well as the director of neuro-critical care in the departments of neurology and neurosurgery at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.


Thursday, February 26, 201502/26/2015

Alexis Walch – Annual Hospice Gala

Alexis Walch is manager of marketing support for Memorial Home Services, an affiliate of Memorial Health System.


Wednesday, February 18, 201502/18/2015

Kathy Levin – diabetes and children

Kathy Levin is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator, who leads Memorial Diabetes Services, part of the Memorial Weight Loss & Wellness Center.

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