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August 5, 2022

IN THIS ISSUE: Dr. Jonathan Groner's Columbus Monthly Feature | Another CMA Member is Running for Ohio Legislature | OSU's Mobile Education Kitchen visits COTS | Watch the Columbus Public Health Provider Update about Monkeypox 

CMA Member Featured in Columbus Monthly: 

Viewing Gun Violence Through the Eyes of a Pediatric Trauma Surgeon

“A disease has a vector, and it’s communicable. It can even be recurrent ... Handguns are typically the most common vector, and there’s a lot of them in Columbus. That’s going to be hard to change.”

Take a moment to check out this great feature from Columbus Monthly of CMA member, Dr. Jonathan Groner who is on a mission to address firearm trauma as a public health crisis.  

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Another CMA Physician Running for Ohio Legislature

Following this week’s special legislative primary elections, Ohio voters will now turn to the November general election to choose 99 members of the Ohio House of Representatives.

Columbus Medical Association member, Dr. Anita Somani, is among the candidates in this election. Dr. Somani is the second CMA member physician to be on this year’s November ballot, joining incumbent State Representative, Dr. Beth Liston. Because of legislative redistricting....

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The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center's Mobile Education Kitchen visits COTS

As part of CMA Affiliate COTS', mission to improve the health and safety of our communities, it offers training to its member related to trauma and emergency care and emergency preparedness and response. 

On Tuesday, August 1, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Mobile Education Kitchen provided education on healthy cooking and offered tasty treats. 

Thank you to the following OSU team members for making this fun and educational experience happen!

  • Dave Brue – Associate Director-Culinary Outreach/Chef
  • Cameron Carothers – Sr. Culinary Educator/Dietician
  • Mike Carnahan – Sr. Culinary Educator/Chef
  • Logan Diehl – Senior Outreach Coordinator, Center for EMS
Learn More about COTS

Columbus Public Health's Monkeypox Provider Update Recording 

Earlier this week Columbus Public Health hosted a prover update with Dr. Joesph Gastaldo and others about Monkeypox. 

Check it out! 

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Upcoming Events

The CMA's Women in Medicine Community presents 'The What, How, and Who of Well-being' with Phil Cass, Ph.D.

Friday, September 12 

6:00 pm

Hybrid Event

The CMA's Annual PAC Fundraiser

Thursday, September 22

Craig Barker, MD

Internal Medicine Hospitalist

From our Sponsors: CGS Administrators

Understanding Medicare Wellness Visits: Initial Preventive Physical Exam

For people with Medicare, there are three wellness visits that provide important opportunities to promote good health through disease prevention and detection: the initial preventive physical exam (IPPE), initial annual wellness visit (AWV), and subsequent AWVs.

Also known as the “Welcome to Medicare” preventive visit, the IPPE is an introduction to Medicare and covered benefits and focuses on health promotion, disease prevention, and detection to help patients stay well. It is covered once per lifetime, in the first....

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