02/23/2005

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – From acupressure and herbal supplements to water and magnetic therapy, alternative medicine is a growing compliment to traditional medical treatments.  Two West Virginia University experts will answer viewers’ questions about alternative medicine in a repeat presentation of “Doctors on Call” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, on West Virginia Public Television.

Gregory Juckett, M.D., is a family medicine physician at West Virginia University. He received his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University. He completed his specialty training at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

Bill Reger, Ed.D., is the director of Mon Moves and an associate professor of Community Medicine at WVU. He earned his doctoral degree in exercise physiology from WVU.   

 “Doctors on Call,” with host Dr. Bob D'Alessandri, is a joint production of the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center at WVU (www.health.wvu.edu) and West Virginia Public Broadcasting (www.wvpubcast.org), a statewide network of radio, television, Internet and educational resources.    

            This program is made possible with major support from Mylan Pharmaceuticals and Purdue Pharma. Other underwriters include The Health Plan, HealthSouth Mountainview Rehabilitation Hospital, and the Center for Organ Recovery and Education.

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For more information:
Amy Johns, HSC News Service, (304) 293-1412
johnsa@rcbhsc.wvu.edu
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