Join Sugar Land’s First “Walk With a Doc” Event Oct. 14

 Oct. 6, 2015 

  • WHAT: Sugar Land residents of all ages are encouraged to lace up their walking shoes and join physicians of Physicians at Sugar Creek, including Heather Hamilton, MD, for Sugar Land’s FREE monthly Walk With a Doc Texas events.    
      
  • WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 14, 5:30-6:30 pm, followed by the second Wednesday of each month (same time) 
      
  • WHERE: Physicians at Sugar Creek, 14023 Southwest Frwy., Sugar Land, TX  77478 
      
  • WHO: Physicians at Sugar Creek doctors, including family physician resident Heather Hamilton, MD, and any community members interested in participating

The Walk With a Doc concept is simple: Physicians organize walks in their communities and invite their patients and their patients’ families to join them. Walk With a Doc is overseen by a national nonprofit organization to get people active and healthy.

This is a FREE program, and preregistration is not required. Future walks will be announced via the Walk With a Doc website.

TMA is the largest state medical society in the nation, representing more than 48,000 physician and medical student members. It is located in Austin and has 110 component county medical societies around the state. TMA’s key objective since 1853 is to improve the health of all Texans. TMA Foundation raises funds to support the public health and science priority initiatives of TMA and the family of medicine. To learn more, visit the TMA website.

Walk With a Doc is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages, and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle to improve the health and well-being of the country. Walk With a Doc was started in 2005 by David Sabgir, MD, a board-certified cardiologist in Columbus, Ohio, who practices with the Mount Carmel Health System. To learn more, go to http://walkwithadoc.org/. 

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Contacts:
Brent Annear (512) 370-1381; cell: (512) 656-7320; email: brent.annear[at]texmed[dot]org

Marcus Cooper (512) 370-1382; cell: (512) 650-5336; email: marcus.cooper[at]texmed[dot]org

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