Every Friday, starting July 24, 2009, the recognized and highly respected Dr. Lipschitz
will produce a special report that will air exclusively on KARK 4 News at 5:00. The weekly segment, titled Health Matters with Dr. David, will tackle hot topics making news
in the medical community and give viewers an insider's look at the healthcare
system. Viewers will then be able to ask Dr. David questions about the topic
either by phone or email.
KARK 4 News Director Rob Heverling is excited about the partnership and says, "KARK 4
is all about being Local and we know
that healthcare is a major issue here in Arkansas, so being able to get the most respected and
recognized doctor in Arkansas
is a huge advantage for KARK 4."
Heverling went on to say, "There is so much value in what Dr. David
brings to our newscast. His passion for educating people about healthcare is
inspiring. I believe our viewers will appreciate his honesty and immediately
notice that Health Matters with Dr.
David is different than any other health report around."
In addition to the special
reports on KARK 4 News at 5:00,
Dr. David will appear live on KARK 4's Arkansas at Noon
every Friday, directly targeting the 50+ audience and educating them on
achieving lifelong health through proactive wellness management.
Dr. Lipschitz can hardly wait to make his debut on KARK 4 News saying, "I'm thrilled to be working with Channel 4, they are giving me the opportunity and platform to achieve one ultimate goal...helping people live longer and healthier. I want to share my all my years of experience and knowledge of the healthcare system with Arkansans because the health decisions they make today will affect their lives forever."About KARK
KARK-TV, Channel 4 is the
NBC network affiliate station serving the Little Rock television market and central Arkansas, owned by Nexstar Broadcasting Group. It is a sister
station to the area's MyNetworkTV affiliate, KARZ, Channel 42. The stations are
under the ownership of Nexstar Broadcasting. Its website is
About Dr. David
David A. Lipschitz, MD, Ph.D
is among the most renowned geriatricians in the world. His simple and
down-to-earth approach relies on two key principles: health and happiness. He
is the Director of The Longevity Center at St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center in Little
recognized as a leader in the field of geriatrics, Dr. David has served as both
Chair of the Research Committee of the American Geriatrics Society and Chair of
the Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs. He is consistently
named one of the "Best Doctors in America," and he has been featured on numerous media
outlets, including the Today Show, discussing various aspects of senior health.
About St. Vincent Infirmary
St. Vincent Infirmary is an
acute care facility that serves as the hub of St. Vincent Health System. Other St. Vincent hospitals include St. Vincent Doctors Hospital in Little Rock; St. Vincent Medical Center/North, in Sherwood; and
St. Anthony's Medical Center, in Morrilton. St. Vincent Health System, sponsored
by Catholic Health Initiatives, employs more than 2,800 people and has affiliations
with more than 650 physicians. Catholic Health Initiatives is a national
not-for-profit health care network.
About Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.
Nexstar Broadcasting Group currently owns, operates, programs or provides sales and other services to 63 television stations in 34 markets in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Texas, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Arkansas, Alabama, New York, Rhode Island, Utah and Florida. Nexstar's television station group includes affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW and reaches approximately 13 million viewers or approximately 11.5% of all U.S. television households.