With thousands of experts from Mayo Clinic campuses in Minnesota, Florida, Arizona, and the Mayo Clinic Health System, Mayo Clinic Radio reaches listeners with an easy-to-understand, friendly approach. High interest topics include the latest news as well as information about exercise, nutrition, prevention and heart health. Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon Tom Shives, M.D. has hosted the hour-long program for two decades.
He and cohost Tracy McCray, a 20-year radio veteran educate and enlighten audiences every week. Mayo Clinic’s first of its kind, Center for Social Media broadens the radio conversation, engaging audiences on Facebook with its Myth or Matter of Fact segment, and on Twitter, using the hashtag #MayoClinicRadio on the Mayo Clinic Twitter page, with hundreds of thousands of followers.
On the Mayo Clinic Radio program, Dr. S. Vincent Rajkumar, a Mayo Clinic hematologist and researcher, discusses herd immunity, antibodies and how the body works to fight off disease. Dr. Bret Petersen, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, will discuss treatment for bile duct cancer. And Dr. Randall DeMartino, a Mayo Clinic vascular surgeon, will explain peripheral artery disease, a common circulatory problem.