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Men's & Women's Health Forums

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  • Event Type:Baxter Regional Community Event
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Held in conjunction with the 40th Annual Health Fair & Expo, the 2019 BRMC Women’s and Men’s Health Forums will be held Thursday, April 25 at the Baxter County Fairgrounds. Beginning at 8 a.m., these health experts specializing in women's health will serve on a Q & A panel:

  • Dr. Andrea Bounds, Family Medicine/Obstetrics
  • Dr. Harley Barrow, Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Dr. Brad Coleman, Dentistry
  • Dr. Jennifer Foster, Surgery
  • Dr. Allison Booth, Ophthalmology
  • Jessica Johnson, APRN, Family Medicine/Geriatrics

Special guest speaker LaDonna Gatlin will begin at 9 a.m. A seasoned professional and dynamic speaker, LaDonna is the sister of the legendary Gatlin Brothers, who learned firsthand that we can’t live someone else’s dream… that in order to be our absolute best, we must find our own voice and “sing our own song." Her presentations resonate with audiences all over the country because, simply put, she makes people laugh, lightens their load, and leaves them with a song in their hearts. She educates, inspires, entertains, and is an unforgettable experience for her audiences. Ladies, you won't want to miss this!

The KTLO Expo will re-open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and feature health information, education, and give-a-ways with local vendors. Snacks and coffee will be available for all Health Forum attendees.

The Men’s Health Forum presented by the Mruk Family Education Center on Aging will begin at 2 p.m. with Bob Knight, owner/general manager of KTLO, Classic Hits 101.7 and The Boot, as the keynote speaker. A native of Mountain Home and a founding member of the Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, Bob is the KTLO morning radio show personality and the voice of a familiar friend to the many residents of Baxter County who start their day tuned to KTLO. He is a veteran of the U. S. Navy and has made many contributions locally and statewide in broadcasting, economic development, volunteerism, education, and healthcare. He is president of the Mountain Home Education Foundation and a State Commissioner on the Arkansas Tourism and Travel Commission. Bob is sure to entertain attendees with his infamous wit and entertaining anecdotes.

A Men's Health Panel will begin at 3 p.m. and include this panel of local experts for a Q & A session:

  • Dr. Ronald Tilley, Pain Management
  • Dr. Mike Risk, Dentistry
  • Dr. Tim Paden, Family Medicine
  • Dr. Mark Ungerank, Chiropractic Care
  • Dr. Matthew Taylor, Audiology
  • Dr. Allan Gocio, Neurosurgery
  • Dr. Malachi McCurdy, Surgery

The Men's and Women's Health Forums are free of charge and open to the public. Come out for a full day of fun and great information for all ages!

Registration
  • Price: Free
  • Registration Instructions: No Registration Required