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Urban Health Radio Archive

On the Air from 2011-2014

Hosted by Wenda Royster, The Urban Health Radio Program provided a straightforward and culturally relevant educational program to address challenges and promote sustainable solutions to address health and health care disparities affecting residents of East Baltimore and other neighborhoods throughout the city.

Wenda Royster hosted the Bon Secours radio show "In the Know" on WOLB, has over 10 years of experience in the field of Radio and Television. She has hosted or co-hosted various Television shows such as “Say Baltimore” on Fox 45 Baltimore and morning fashion segments on WJZ Channel 13 Baltimore. She has hosted teleconferences for the Department of Health and Human Services, organized numerous social marketing campaigns (Smoking Cessation, HIV Testing/Prevention, Obesity, Immunizations for Seniors, and Take Your Loved One to the Doctor Day) using radio, TV, and outdoor advertising for the Baltimore City Health Department, ABC, and various other community based organizations.

The format consisted of four, one hour programs per month, which featured a medical or health professional content expert along with either one or both patient/consumer advocate and/or a Social Worker. Our program coordinator and chief medical consultant was Dr. Malcolm V. Brock, a specialist in thoracic oncology, and Associate Professor of Surgery and Oncology at Johns Hopkins.

Recorded Programs

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2014 Topics

DateTopic and Expert

Topic: Closing Broadcast for Black History Month

Experts: Dr. Janice Clements, Vice Dean for Faculty of the School of Medicine and Dr. Chiquita Collins, Associate Dean for Diversity and Cultural Competence


Topic: Continuation of Black History Month Series

Expert: Dr. Daniel Teraguchi, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Lynn Hall, Second Year Medical Student at Johns Hopkins University – School of Medicine


Topic: Black History Month Series

Expert: Dr. Levi Watkins, Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs


Topic: Heart Disease Prevention and the Impact Among African Americans

Expert: Dr. Marlene S. Williams