Bradford, PA – The November Walk with a Doc event, a program that is coordinated through a partnership between the Guidance Center and Bradford Regional Medical Center (BRMC) is taking place this Thursday, November 3 at Richard E. McDowell Trail on Campus Drive. The walk starts at 5 pm and is open to anyone.
Participants will get to walk with the general surgeon team from the Upper Allegheny Health System. The team includes Luis Gonzalez, MD, Eduardo Morales, MD, and Kellie Krzos, NP. The providers will talk about a current health topic then participants can spend the rest of the time enjoying a healthy walk at their own pace.
Dr. Morales, a new provider who now lives in Bradford, will be leading the conversation for November health topic. He will be discussing the issue of breast cancer, an important topic as we exit October, National Breast Cancer Awareness month.
The walk is free and open to anyone. If interested, please register at walkwithadoc.org/Ewaiver.
With fall weather approaching an alternate indoor location has been reserved for the event in the case of inclement weather. The location is the University of Pitt at Bradford Fitness Center located at 300 Campus Drive, Bradford, PA 16701. Any changes in the location will be announced on the Walk with a Doc Bradford Facebook Page the day of the event.
About The Guidance Center:
The Guidance Center (TGC) is located in Northwest Pennsylvania and offers a wide variety of community based behavioral health, prevention, education and crisis services to individuals of all ages. Established in 1984 and serving over 6,000 individuals per year, TGC employs a staff of approximately 200. The majority of services are based in McKean County with some specialized programs offered in seven neighboring counties.
About Bradford Regional Medical Center:
BRMC is a member of Kaleida Health, Buffalo, NY, and part of the Upper Allegheny Health System, which includes Olean General Hospital. Founded in 1887, Bradford Regional Medical Center is an acute care community hospital that also has a 95-bed skilled nursing facility (The Pavilion), and a comprehensive inpatient and outpatient behavioral health program, including one of the few dual diagnosis units in Pennsylvania, Ohio and New York.
About Walk with a Doc:
Walk with a Doc (WWAD) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire communities through movement and conversation with physician-led walking groups. Walk with a Doc was started in 2005 by David Sabgir, MD, a board-certified cardiologist in Columbus, Ohio. To learn more, go to the Walk with a Doc website.
Photos Provided: Eduardo Morales, MD, Luis Gonzalez, MD and Kellie Krzos, NP will lead the Walk with a Doc program on November 3.