Christian Doctor’s Digest – September 2019
In this month’s podcast, CMDA’s new CEO Dr. Mike Chupp interviews author and physician Dr. Walt Larimore about his new book, Fit Over 50. Next, Dr. David Stevens is joined by Drs. Timothy and Maureen Gaul, the leaders of Medical Education International’s teams to Macedonia. Finally, Vice President for Campus & Community Ministries Bill Reichart interviews Dr. Ron and LeAnne Blackmore about their recent trip to Macedonia.
Meet Our Guests
Walt Larimore, MD, award-winning family physician, bestselling author and educator, has been called “one of America’s best-known family physicians.” Since 2012, he has served as an occupational health physician at Concentra and more recently at UCHealth in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Besides practicing family medicine, Dr. Larimore is also an author, educator and medical journalist. He serves on the adjunct family medicine faculty of the In His Image Family Medicine Residency in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Dr. Larimore is a prolific author, having published more than 30 books, 30 medical textbook chapters and nearly 900 articles in a variety of medical journals and lay magazines. His books have garnered a number of national awards, including a Book of the Year Award from ECPA. Dr. Larimore and Barb, his sweetheart from childhood, have been married since 1973, and they live in Colorado Springs. They have two adult children, two grandchildren and a cat named Jack. Visit his website at www.DrWalt.com. His daily Bible devotional, Morning Glory, Evening Grace, is available at www.Devotional.DrWalt.com.
Drs. Tim and Maureen Gaul met at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, completed their residencies at Geisinger Medical Center and will celebrate their 32nd wedding anniversary this July. Maureen is a general pediatrician who’s been in practice with a multi-person pediatric group in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, while Tim is a family physician with addiction medicine certification presently serving as a faculty member for the UPMC family medicine residency in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. Tim and Maureen have three children, and they attend Harvest Baptist Church in Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania. Their journey into missions began with trips to Ukraine and Nicaragua before committing to the work for Medical Education International in Macedonia.
Dr. Ron Blackmore is a family practice physician with Blue Ridge Family Medicine, a State of Franklin Healthcare clinic in Johnson City, Tennessee. He also serves as the Medical Director with the Physician Assistant Program at Milligan College. His wife LeAnne is an author and speaker. They both teach and lead at their local church and are active in stateside and overseas missions. Ron and LeAnne also have two grown children.