The Health Show

President Pasquerella records monthly radio commentaries for WAMC radio's The Health Show.

  • End-of-Life Decisions
    On the January 27, 2011 show, President Pasquerella discusses the negative repercussions in our failure to support end-of-life discussions between patients and their attending physicians.
  • Genetic Testing
    On the December 2, 2010 show, President Pasquerella discussed the ethical ramifications of genetic testing.
  • Testing Student Athletes
    President Pasquerella examined issues surrounding medical testing for student athletes in an October 21, 2010 commentary.
  • AIDS in Africa
    President Lynn Pasquerella discussed the complexities of addressing the HIV/AIDS crisis in Africa in a September 5 commentary.
  • Childhood Obesity
    President Pasquerella tackled the issue of obesity in children and how to reduce it in a July 29 commentary.
  • Organ Donation President Pasquerella spoke about organ donation in a commentary broadcast on June 17.
  • Mothering, Class, and the Law
    In a Mother's Day commentary, President Pasquerella '80 confronted issues of mothering, economics, and the law.
  • Aging Prisoners and Health Care
    In March, President Pasquerella addressed the societal challenge of providing free health care to aging prisoners.
  • The Ethics of Overtreatment
    In January, President Pasquerella discussed how the decision to aggressively treat or not treat a patient can be filled with moral and ethical dilemmas.
  • WAMC Interview
    In a far-ranging interview in January, 2010 with WAMC's Alan Chartock, President Lynn Pasquerella talked about MHC, women's education, medical ethics, and why she loves baseball.