[Podcast] Circadian Rhythm, Inflammation and Disease — Dr. Ali Keshavarzian

The Scope with Dr. K — Episode 31 On this episode of The Scope With Dr. K, Dr. Kosinski delves deeper into wraparound services for gastrointestinal care through the lens of chronobiology. In a freewheeling discussion with gastroenterologist Ali Keshavarzian, MD, professor at Rush Medical College and director of the Rush Center for Integrated Microbiome […]

[Podcast] Managing the Mind-Gut Connection — Dr. Laurie Keefer

The Scope with Dr. K – Episode 29 On this episode of The Scope With Dr. K, Dr. Kosinski kicks off a new, three-part series on wraparound care with gastrointestinal health psychologist Laurie Keefer, PhD, who discusses how behavioral health support can dramatically improve outcomes for patients with complex chronic conditions like inflammatory bowel disease […]

[Podcast] Building Community and Equity in GI Care — Melodie Narain-Blackwell

[Podcast] Building Community and Equity in GI Care — Melodie Narain-Blackwell The Scope with Dr. K – Episode 27 On a recent episode of The Scope With Dr. K, Melodie Narain-Blackwell, a Black and Indian patient-turned-advocate, shares her harrowing, decades-long journey to diagnosis with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) — and what she’s doing to make […]

[Podcast] Can’t Do It Alone – Dr. Amy McKenzie

[Podcast] Can’t Do it Alone – Dr. Amy McKenzie The Scope with Dr. K – Episode 27 On the latest episode of The Scope with Dr. K, Dr. Lawrence Kosinski interviews Dr. Amy McKenzie, Associate Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Clinical Partnerships at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.  In her role, Dr. McKenzie […]

[Podcast] No Cutting Corners – Dr. Mark Jansen

[Podcast] No Cutting Corners – Dr. Mark Jansen The Scope with Dr. K – Episode 26 On the latest episode of The Scope with Dr. K, Dr. Lawrence Kosinski interviews Dr. Mark Jansen, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. In his role, Dr. Jansen supervises clinical strategy, population […]

[Podcast] Aligning for the Future – Dr. David Johnson

[Podcast] Aligning for the Future – Dr. David Johnson The Scope with Dr. K – Episode 25 On the latest episode of The Scope with Dr. K, Dr. Lawrence Kosinski interviews Dr. David Johnson, Medical Director of Value Transformation at Blue Cross NC. In his role, Dr. Johnson provides a clinical perspective for the design […]

[Podcast] If You Build It, They Will Come – Florence Kariuki

[Podcast] If You Build It, They Will Come The Scope with Dr. K – Episode 24 On the latest episode of The Scope with Dr. K, Dr. Lawrence Kosinski interviews Florence Kariuki, RN, Chief Clinical Officer at Health Recovery Solutions (HRS). Prior to joining HRS, Kariuki was Director, New Models and Episodes of Care at […]

[Podcast] Building Trust – Dr. Cheryl Pegus

[Podcast] Building Trust The Scope with Dr. K – Episode 23 On the latest episode of The Scope with Dr. K, Dr. Lawrence Kosinski interviews Dr. Cheryl Pegus, Executive Vice President of Health & Wellness at Walmart. Prior to joining Walmart, Dr. Pegus was President of Consumer Health Solutions and CMO for Cambia, where she […]

[Podcast] Finding the Cure – Laura Wingate

[Podcast] Finding the Cure The Scope with Dr. K – Episode 22 On the latest episode of The Scope with Dr. K, Dr. Lawrence Kosinski interviews Laura Wingate, the Executive Vice President of Education, Support, & Advocacy for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation (CCF). Wingate oversees patient and professional education, state, and federal advocacy, and […]