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 podcast, Dr. Michelle Mielke, a Mayo Clinic epidemiologist and an author on a study published recently in American Academy of Neurology, explains how memory testing is used to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease. Also on the podcast, Dr. Matthew Carlson, a Mayo Clinic otorhinolaryngologist, and Dr. Aniket Saoji, a Mayo Clinic audiologist, discuss cochlear implants for adults. Then Dr. Richa Sood, a Mayo Clinic general internal medicine physician, explains why optimism is good for your health. And Dr. Paul Friedman and Dr. Suraj Kapa — both Mayo Clinic cardiologists — explain how artificial intelligence (AI) and an EKG can predict your physiological age.