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45 Advocating for Reproductive Justice
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Glenmarie Matthews, MD, MBA, MS, Medical Director of the Family Planning Program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Dr. Matthews is also Assistant Professor and Family Planning Specialist in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Matthews speaks about why advocating for reproductive rights is so important to her. Other discussion topics include the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case and its implications; New Jersey’s Freedom of Reproductive Choice Act; and the reproductive injustices facing women and people of color.
Release Date: 11/22/2022; Recorded Date: 10/13/2022
39 Working Across the Aisle: Talking Healthcare & the Future for NJ Residents with Senator Vin Gopal
Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Senator Vin Gopal about his responsibilities as the representative for New Jersey’s 11th legislative district. Sen. Gopal serves as the Senate Majority Conference Leader and was recently named Chairman of the Senate Education Committee. In this episode, Sen. Gopal discusses his accomplishments and future goals as a State Senator, the telehealth legislation that was signed into law in December 2021 and his efforts to bring civility and a bipartisan work ethic to the state legislature.
Release Date: 3/21/2022; Recorded Date: 1/26/2022
38 Spotlight on Cardiovascular Care with Richard Kovach, MD
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with Richard Kovach, MD, an Interventional Cardiologist at Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Brown Mills, New Jersey. Listen as Dr. Kovach speaks about the prevalence of hypertension and obesity in the U.S. that results in increased cases of serious cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Kovach also discusses the variations present in heart health as it pertains to men vs women, as well as in underserved communities, and how primary care physicians can aid their patients in better managing their heart health.
Release Date: 3/14/2022; Recorded Date: 1/26/2022
37 A Legacy of Serving New Jersey: Looking Back at the Career of Senator Christopher ‘Kip’ Bateman
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato PhD, looks back at the career of Senator Christopher ‘Kip’ Bateman as he prepares to retire from the Legislature. Senator Bateman discusses his time and his accomplishments as a public servant and how he aims to continue to impact the lives of New Jersey’s citizens in the future.
Release Date: 12/15/2021; Recorded Date: 10/14/2021
36 Public Health Partnerships and Innovations in New Jersey
Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with former New Jersey Health Commissioner Mary O’Dowd, MPH, about her continued work to improve the state of public health in New Jersey. In this episode, O’Dowd explains her current role at Rutgers as the Executive Director of Health Systems and Population Health Integration at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, and Advisory Member of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Additionally, she speaks about stress and burnout among healthcare providers, the “On the Pandemic” podcast she hosts, featuring Rutgers healthcare experts and their experiences on learning about and adapting to COVID-19, and the recently published book she co-edited on public health leadership.
Release Date: 12/01/2021; Recorded Date: 10/14/2021
35 Orthopaedic Education: What Primary Care Physicians Need to Know about Common Hip Ailments
In this episode of the MDAdvantage podcast, Steve Adubato, PhD, speaks with William H. Rossy, MD, orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the management of all sports-related injuries at Princeton Orthopaedic Associates, PA. Dr. Rossy provides advice to primary care physicians on evaluating patients’ hip pain and when to consider conservative treatment versus referral to a specialist. Dr. Rossy also expands on his experience in treating patients utilizing hip arthroscopy and cartilage restoration procedures, the correlations between age, activity, and potential risk of hip injury, when to use ice or heat when treating muscle injuries, and more.
Release Date: 8/04/2021; Recorded Date: 7/01/2021