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Utah Public Radio Welcomes Dr. Zorba Paster, MD


Friday, Oct. 04, 2013


October 4, 2013

Source: Utah Public Radio

Contact: Nora Zambreno, (435) 797-9507, nora.zambreno@usu.edu




Dr. Zorba Paster, MD, family physician and host of national talk show “Zorba Paster on Your Health” will visit Logan and Moab as a guest of Utah Public Radio. Paster’s stay in Utah is made possible by Intermountain Logan Regional Hospital, Utah State University-Moab and Moab Regional Hospital.

 

 

               
In Logan, Paster will be featured on “Access Utah,” UPR’s weekday call-in program,  Thursday, Oct. 17, 9 to 10 a.m. Later that morning, the public is invited to attend a presentation given by Paster at 11:45 a.m. The free presentation, “Living a Long, Sweet Life,” includes lunch for the first 100 people who register and will take place at Intermountain Logan Regional Hospital, 500 E. 1400 North, Logan, Classroom 1.

 

               
A benefit dinner for Utah Public Radio will also be held Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. at Herm’s Inn in Logan in conjunction with Paster’s visit. Cost is $75 per person and proceeds will support UPR’s programming fund and educational mission.

 

               
In Moab, Dr. Paster will give a presentation Friday, Oct. 18, 5:30 p.m. at Moab Regional Hospital. His address, “Three Simple Steps to Ultimate Health,” will be followed by a reception at 6:30 p.m. Both are free and open to the public.

 

               
A guided benefit hike in Arches National Park and lunch are scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 19. The group will depart for hiking at 8:15 a.m. Cost is $150 per person.

 

               
More information about all activities and registration for the Logan and Moab events can be found at the UPR website (www.upr.org) or by calling (435) 797-9507.

 

               
Zorba Paster is a public radio show host, broadcast journalist, author, university professor and practicing family physician. He has been answering callers’ medical questions on health, fitness and nutrition on National Public Radio nationwide for the last 20 years.

 

                He has authored two books, “The Longevity Code — Your Personal Prescription for a Longer, Sweeter Life,” published by Random House and “Heart Healthy (Low-fat, Guilt-free & Tasty) Recipes from the Kitchen of Zorba Paster.” He also writes “Top Health,” a newsletter read by two million people monthly.

 

               
Additionally, Paster is clinical professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Practice at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He is also a principal investigator for research at the Dean Foundation in (Middleton, Wis.).

 

               
He has lectured extensively nationally and internationally on health and wellness topics as well as medically related issues on fitness and aging, pain and depression.

 

               
Recently, Paster has worked with the Tibetan government in exile and Johns Hopkins International to develop a comprehensive TB eradication program for the Tibetan diaspora.

 

               
Paster received his medical degree from the University of Illinois Medical School in Chicago. He completed his family medicine training at Dalhousie University (in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada). He is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice, a father of four and married to Penny Paster.

 

               
“Zorba Paster on Your Health” is broadcast on Utah Public Radio Friday mornings at 10 a.m. UPR is heard in Cache Valley at 89.5 and 91.5 FM. The station frequency in Moab and Castle Valley is 88.7 FM. A complete list of UPR’s FM frequencies is available at the UPR website (www.upr.org).

 

               
A service of Utah State University, Utah Public Radio is a National Public Radio member station in the Department of Journalism and Communication of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.



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