On Call with the Prairie Doc: Health and well-being with Dr. Richard P. Holm.
Watch Dr. Richard P. Holm each week on SDPB as he addresses medical and lifestyle issues affecting South Dakotans. Raised in DeSmet and currently practicing internal medicine and geriatric care in Brookings, Dr. Holm produces On Call in Brookings with the assistance of area experts, medical students, and his wife, pediatric nurse practitioner, Joanie Holm. On the program and elsewhere, Dr. Holm and his family have been open about the treatment and choices Dr. Holm made after his 2016 diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.
Join us in June for the following episodes of On Call with the Prairie Doc:
Great Mysteries of Life
Thursday, June 4, 7pm (6 MT)
Dr. Dennis Bielfeldt with the Institute of Lutheran Theology joins Dr. Richard P. Holm to discuss spirituality issues and their impact on health. Watch the meeting of scientific and philosophical minds as the two discuss questions such as, Why are we here? How should we try to live? How do you see God?”
Thursday, June 21, 7pm (6 MT)
Guest Host: Debra Johnston, MD, Avera Medical Group, Brookings
Dr. Debra Johnson hosts Dr. Matthew Owens as they answer the medical questions called in by viewers. Dr. Matthew Owens is a family medicine doctor in Redfield, SD, and practices at Community Memorial Hospital and Redfield Clinic. He received his medical degree from the University of South Dakota-Sanford School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is one of two doctors at Community Memorial Hospital who specialize in Family Medicine.
The Mayo Clinic: A Tradition of Excellence
Thursday, June 28, 7pm (6 MT)
Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Robert Lohr and Dr. Mark Truty join Dr. Richard P. Holm to discuss the history of the Mayo Clinic, when a patient should be referred there, and the ongoing research projects taking place at Mayo. Dr. Robert Lohr specializes in researching Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome (AWS), especially treatment of patients with medical co-morbid, or additional, conditions. Dr. Mark J. Truty performs clinical and translational research in pancreatic, hepatobiliary and gastrointestinal cancers. His clinical research is in the multidisciplinary surgical treatment of advanced gastrointestinal cancers, with a focus on novel preoperative therapies. He also serves as an institutional principal investigator on clinical trials.