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WBOI Presents: Issues & Ales Discussion on Rural Healthcare

In our final Issues & Ales conversation of 2018, our panel examines rural healthcare

On November 14, WBOI hosted our quarterly Issues & Ales panel discussions at Joseph Decuis in downtown Roanoke.

Our second hour focused on healthcare in rural areas, and what impact geography can have on health outcomes.

Our panelists include:

Doug Powers, Attorney at Beckman Lawson in Fort Wayne.

Dr. Tom Hayhurst, Pulmonologist and healthcare advocate.

Dr. John Walker, Retna Specialist and healthcare advocate.

If you missed the discussion, you can hear it in full here:





Special thanks to Greg Case for running sound at Joseph Decuis. Our theme music is by Mark Waldick. Additional music is by Mark Waldick and Noah Campodonico.

Rebecca manages the news at WBOI. She joined the staff in December 2017, and brought with her nearly two decades of experience in print journalism, including 15 years as an award-winning reporter for the Journal Gazette in Fort Wayne.