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PHN Podcast: Exposing the Misconceptions of Tobacco and Nicotine Addiction

Published: Apr 1 2022 | Under: PHN Podcast | Tags: ,

PHN Chief Medical Officer, Dr. George Garrow, is joined by Katie Gassner, a Nationally Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist and Program Director for Tobacco Control in Mercer and Lawrence Counties, as they discuss the misconceptions surrounding tobacco and nicotine use. Dr. Garrow and Katie discuss the following topics: What exactly is nicotine? What are the available […]


PHN Podcast: Discussing the Social Determinants of Health

Published: May 11 2021 | Under: Community Health PHN Podcast | Tags:

PHN Chief Medical Officer Dr. George Garrow is joined by Michael Wright, former Chief Executive Officer of the Shenango Valley Urban League, as they address inequities in healthcare in our community and introduce the formation of a health equity response team. Dr. Garrow and Michael discuss the following topics: What health disparities are people in […]


PHN Podcast: Recruitment in 2020

  Primary Health Network’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. George Garrow and PACHC’s Director of Pennsylvania’s Primary Care Career Center, Judd Mellinger-Blouch, discuss provider recruitment during a pandemic. Some of the questions addressed include: How has the pandemic impacted recruitment? Have we noticed a change in the candidate pool because of the pandemic? Has telemedicine presented […]


PHN Podcast: The Importance of Childhood Immunizations

Published: Dec 3 2020 | Under: Health Parenting PHN Podcast Prevention | Tags:

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to alarming declines in well-child visits and routine immunization rates. This raises the risk for outbreaks and places further strain on our nation’s health care system. To increase the awareness of childhood immunizations, Dr. Garrow, PHN’s Chief Medical Officer, and Dr. John Cunningham, PHN Pediatrician, discuss and provide information on: […]


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