Published on November 14, 2017

Thank You for Your Community

We appreciate the support from the following physicians who participated in our community events.

Drew S. Allen, DO, FACC Drew S. Allen, DO, FACC

Dr. Allen, Meritas Health Cardiology, presented The Benefits and Risks of Exercise on the Adult Athlete’s Heart, at the Cardiac Speaker Series event in October. He described how athletes can keep their competitive edge while keeping their hearts healthy.

Crystal D. LaGalle, DO Crystal D. LaGalle, DO

Dr. LaGalle, Meritas Health North Kansas City, presented Vaccines: They’re Not Just for Kids at September’s community Lunch and Learn. She brought attendees up to date on the specific immunizations adults need and discussed their importance.

Maruthanal_AncyAncy Maruthanal, MD

Dr. Maruthanal, Meritas Health North Kansas City and Club W’s medical director, presented at the September Club W event, Live Healthy: Stay Healthy in Your 70s and Beyond. She shared insights on the importance of staying social, working out, boosting brain cells and keeping bones healthy for women in their 70s.

Christopher L. Wise, MDChristopher L. Wise MD

Dr. Wise, Drisko, Fee & Parkins, presented Hip Health, at October’s community Lunch and Learn. He discussed common risk factors associated with hip fractures and osteoporosis screening and treatment.