Morehouse School of Medicine Launches Health Awareness Television Series on AIB
Ronna Charles Nu’Man
New Community-Focused Series Gives Viewers Information, Resources, and Tips for Healthy Living
ATLANTA – February 11, 2016 – Health Currents, presented by Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), in association with Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasting network, is a new community-focused health series that gives viewers information, resources, and tips for healthy living – everything needed to stay healthy and stay current in today’s world. Topics that are covered in the series range from Heart Health and HIV/AIDS to Mental Health & Stroke. MSM’s panel of medical experts and community leaders provide critical insight into health matters for all age groups with a particular emphasis on communities of color. The series is hosted by Camara Jones, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., who is the current president of the American Public Health Association and a fellow at Morehouse School of Medicine Satcher Health Leadership Institute.
In the premiere episode, “Take This to Heart: Everything You Need to Know About Cardiovascular Health & Wellness”, renowned cardiologist Herman A. Taylor, M.D., director of the Cardiovascular Research Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine and Nanette K. Wenger, M.D., Emeritus, Emory University School of Medicine discuss warning signs, risk factors, and preventive measures for heart disease and other cardiovascular events, a most appropriate and timely discussion in February, National American Heart Month.
Health Currents is a 12-episode health series with new episodes on the second Sunday of every month.
- Series Premiere: Sunday, February 14 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasting network (AIB)
- Episodes will re-broadcast on Mondays at 12:30 p.m. ET and on Fridays at 7:30 p.m. ET
- View on Comcast channel 295 and AT&T U-Verse channel 6. Episodes may be live streamed on aibtv.com as well
- Viewers can watch re-broadcast episodes on msm.edu
About Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasting
Since 1969, as the nation’s largest regional interfaith television network, AIB-TV has provided faith-based communities and non-profit organizations with the ability to communicate and educate viewers throughout the world.
About Morehouse School of Medicine
Founded in 1975, Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is among the nation's leading educators of primary care physicians, biomedical scientists and public health professionals. In 2010, MSM was recognized by Annals of Internal Medicine as the nation’s No. 1 medical school in fulfilling a social mission. MSM faculty and alumni are noted for excellence in teaching, research and public policy, as well as exceptional patient care.
Morehouse School of Medicine is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award doctoral and master's degrees. For more information, please visit www.msm.edu.