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Norman Regional Health System’s Krishna Vedala, MD, MPH, Dipl. ABOM and Raghuveer Vedala, MD, FAAFP, Dipl. ABOM discuss trending healthcare topics through conversations on Vital Visions: The Vedala Brothers Podcast. The Norman Regional providers, and brothers, hope to use their podcast to help patients start conversations with their primary care provider about difficult questions they may have. No topics are off-limits as the Vedala brothers hope to foster open communication for improved patient-centered care. Vital Visions with the Vedala Brothers is a project that the physicians have wanted to start for a while, dating back to their days in medical school. With the Vedalas’ dream for this podcast coming to life, they will be able to bridge the gap between providers and patients, providing helpful and valuable information to the public. If you have any questions or topics you would like discussed on a future episode, email VitalVisionsPodcast@nrh-ok.com. If you wish to remain anonymous, please note it in body of the email. The information in this show is not to be used as medical advice. Please consult with your physician. Norman Regional is hiring! See all our open opportunities here: careers.normanregional.com/careers-home Vital Visions: The Vedala Brothers Podcast is brought to you by Norman Regional Health System, a multi-campus system that serves the healthcare needs of south central Oklahoma. It is currently comprised of two acute-care hospitals and over 60 outpatient clinics in Norman, Oklahoma and the surrounding region. The Norman Regional Hospital campus is licensed for 219 beds and offers a full range of services. The Norman Regional HealthPlex campus is licensed for 168 acute care beds. The health system also operates two freestanding emergency room plus facilities: Norman Regional Moore, in Moore, Oklahoma, and Norman Regional Nine in southeast Norman. Norman Regional Health System also provides outpatient diagnostic centers, emergency medicine services, physician services, centers of excellence, medical equipment supplies, a primary care network, telehealth services and employer health services. The Health System has grown to employ more than 3,500 people and have 356 physicians credentialed on the medical staff. Norman Regional is transforming healthcare in the community it serves with the Inspire Health plan. The plan has five core components, which you can learn more about here: NormanRegional.com/InspireHealth. Links: Visit Norman Regional’s website See Krishna Vedala, MD, MPH, Dipl. ABOM See Raghuveer Vedala, MD, FAAFP, Dipl. ABOM Follow Norman Regional on social

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Norman Regional Health System’s Krishna Vedala, MD, MPH, Dipl. ABOM and Raghuveer Vedala, MD, FAAFP, Dipl. ABOM discuss trending healthcare topics through conversations on Vital Visions: The Vedala Brothers Podcast. The Norman Regional providers, and brothers, hope to use their podcast to help patients start conversations with their primary care provider about difficult questions they may have. No topics are off-limits as the Vedala brothers hope to foster open communication for improved patient-centered care. Vital Visions with the Vedala Brothers is a project that the physicians have wanted to start for a while, dating back to their days in medical school. With the Vedalas’ dream for this podcast coming to life, they will be able to bridge the gap between providers and patients, providing helpful and valuable information to the public. If you have any questions or topics you would like discussed on a future episode, email VitalVisionsPodcast@nrh-ok.com. If you wish to remain anonymous, please note it in body of the email. The information in this show is not to be used as medical advice. Please consult with your physician. Norman Regional is hiring! See all our open opportunities here: careers.normanregional.com/careers-home Vital Visions: The Vedala Brothers Podcast is brought to you by Norman Regional Health System, a multi-campus system that serves the healthcare needs of south central Oklahoma. It is currently comprised of two acute-care hospitals and over 60 outpatient clinics in Norman, Oklahoma and the surrounding region. The Norman Regional Hospital campus is licensed for 219 beds and offers a full range of services. The Norman Regional HealthPlex campus is licensed for 168 acute care beds. The health system also operates two freestanding emergency room plus facilities: Norman Regional Moore, in Moore, Oklahoma, and Norman Regional Nine in southeast Norman. Norman Regional Health System also provides outpatient diagnostic centers, emergency medicine services, physician services, centers of excellence, medical equipment supplies, a primary care network, telehealth services and employer health services. The Health System has grown to employ more than 3,500 people and have 356 physicians credentialed on the medical staff. Norman Regional is transforming healthcare in the community it serves with the Inspire Health plan. The plan has five core components, which you can learn more about here: NormanRegional.com/InspireHealth. Links: Visit Norman Regional’s website See Krishna Vedala, MD, MPH, Dipl. ABOM See Raghuveer Vedala, MD, FAAFP, Dipl. ABOM Follow Norman Regional on social

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Episodes

13: The Cardiology Connection, Part 1

2/20/2024
In Vital Visions' first cardiology episode, the Vedalas speak to Norman Regional’s Archana Gautam, MD. As an interventional cardiologist, Dr. Gautam’s years of experience and accomplishments are evident in this episode. She talks to the brothers about cholesterol, statin medications, coronary calcium scans, AFib, WATCHMAN devices, SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP 1 medications. This episode is full of useful information that our listeners of all ages should absolutely hear! Guest Bio: Archana Gautam, MD, is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Echocardiography, and Nuclear Cardiology. She is an interventional cardiologist who completed her residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and her fellowship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Dr. Gautam was also an assistant cardiology professor in academic medicine at OUHSC. She has conducted numerous research studies and been published multiple times. Dr. Gautam's special interests include coronary artery stent, peripheral artery angioplasty and stent, carotid angioplasty and stent, atrial septal defect repair, patent foramen ovale closure and varicose vein treatment. Links: Archana Gautam, MD Heart Care at Norman Regional Heart Plaza location page Norman Heart & Vascular Associates, Heart Plaza Norman Heart & Vascular Associates, Heart Plaza (Cardiovascular Surgery) Blog - Patient Living With Less Worry, Medication After WATCHMAN Procedure This podcast is for educational purposes only. The information in this show is not to be used as medical advice. If you are needing medical care, please consult with your physician. Norman Regional is hiring! See all our open opportunities here: https://careers.normanregional.com/careers-home/

Duration:00:32:15

12: Removing Bodily Interference with Chiropractic Care

2/1/2024
Welcome back, friends! The Vedalas are BACK for season 2 of Vital Visions. For the first episode of the season, the brothers sit down with Norman Regional's very own chiropractor, Angela Schmidt, DC. Dr. Schmidt talks about what drew her to become a chiropractor, what it was like completely switching careers to pursue chiropractic care, what an office visit looks like with her, how chiropractic care can help patients and more. Don't miss this episode full of valuable information regarding our spine health! Guest Bio: Angela Schmidt, DC is a doctor of chiropractic who is certified by the Oklahoma Board of Chiropractic Examiners. She earned her Doctorate and Bachelor of Science degrees in Anatomy and Health and Wellness from Parker University in Dallas. She was one of a select few chosen for the prestigious opportunity to complete her clinical internship abroad in Bogota, Colombia treating Olympic and high-performance athletes. “Chiropractic changed my life,” said Dr. Schmidt. “I wanted a more natural way to relieve my back and neck pain and chiropractic care not only gave me that relief but my seasonal allergies disappeared! That’s when I knew there was more to this healing art and followed my calling to help others through chiropractic the way it helped me.” Dr. Schmidt provides specific chiropractic adjustments to help patients of all ages feel and function their best. She specializes in: Acute and chronic pain, Back pain, Family care, Headaches and migraines, Neck pain and whiplash, Newborn care and pediatrics, Pregnancy, Posture and ergonomics, Sciatica and Wellness care. Dr. Schmidt is certified in Webster Technique, a specific chiropractic sacral analysis and adjustment, through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA). “Patients can expect me to listen with compassion, serve with gratitude and deliver the best possible care so they may experience health at their fullest potential,” said Dr. Schmidt. Traveling, hiking, gardening and yoga are a few of Dr. Schmidt’s favorite activities. She also enjoys nature and making memories with her husband and son. Links: Angela Schmidt, DC Norman Regional Chiropractic and Wellness Clinic Blog: Magic Touch with Norman Regional Chiropractic Care This podcast is for educational purposes only. The information in this show is not to be used as medical advice. If you are needing medical care, please consult with your physician. Norman Regional is hiring! See all our open opportunities here: https://careers.normanregional.com/careers-home/

Duration:00:42:38

11: A Look Back on Season 1 *BONUS EPISODE*

12/29/2023
As we wrap up 2023 and Season 1 of Vital Visions with the Vedala Brothers, Dr. Krishna and Dr. Veer look back on some of their favorite moments from this season’s episodes. This podcast is for educational purposes only. The information in this show is not to be used as medical advice. If you are needing medical care, please consult with your physician. Norman Regional is hiring! See all our open opportunities here: https://careers.normanregional.com/careers-home/

Duration:00:17:57

10: Pioneering Norman Regional with the NRH Foundation

11/14/2023
The Norman Regional Health Foundation plays a pivotal role in Norman Regional Health System’s growth and momentum forward. The Drs. Vedala bring in Erin Barnhart, Executive Director of the NRH Foundation for the last episode of Season 1 of Vital Visions. Erin talks about how the Foundation funds employee grants and awards scholarships, the Equipped For Tomorrow Campaign, and much more. Hear about all the amazing opportunities the Foundation provides to Norman Regional and its healers! Guest Bio: Erin Barnhart has been leading the Norman Regional Health Foundation as its Executive Director since 2014. Her 20 years experience in working with nonprofit organizations began with event coordination for the American Heart Association. After moving to Norman, OK, she worked for Cleveland County Habitat for Humanity and the Center for Children and Families. Prior to working in the nonprofit field, Erin managed the NCAA's Corporate Partner program for Host Communications, a Lexington, KY sports marketing company. She is a member of the Norman Rotary Club, a sustaining member of the Junior League of Norman and a graduate of Leadership Norman. Born and raised in West Virginia, Erin graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and a Master's Degree in Sports Marketing from West Virginia University. She is the proud mom of two adult children, Blake and Grace. Links: NRH Foundation Equipped For Tomorrow Campaign This podcast is for educational purposes only. The information in this show is not to be used as medical advice. If you are needing medical care, please consult with your physician. Norman Regional is hiring! See all our open opportunities here: https://careers.normanregional.com/careers-home/

Duration:00:33:22

9: Conversations with Our CEO, Part 2

10/26/2023
In last week’s episode, you got to meet Norman Regional Health System’s President & CEO, Richie Splitt. Richie is back with the Vedalas for part two of his episode. In part two, the three talk about Norman Regional’s partnership with OU Stephenson Cancer Center, Obesity Medicine at Norman Regional’s Journey Clinic, The Norman Way, Richie’s big moments as CEO, AI in healthcare and more. Listen to Conversations with Our CEO, Part 2 to hear this compelling episode. “We can do more together than apart.” – Richie Splitt, President & CEO Guest Bio: Richie Splitt, FACHE is the President and Chief Executive Officer at Norman Regional Health System. He leads a team of more than 3,500 healers to fulfill the health system’s mission of serving its community as a leader in health and wellness care. Splitt joined Norman Regional in 2013 as the chief administrative officer of the Norman Regional HealthPlex (168 beds) and Moore Medical Center (44-beds). After one week on the job, an EF-5 tornado destroyed the beloved Moore facility. This tragic and momentous event revealed Splitt’s character as a strong, effective and engaging leader in times of crisis. Splitt helped Norman Regional and its communities find hope, healing, pride and even joy in the face of adversity. In 2017, Splitt was appointed to chief executive officer of the Norman Regional Health System. During his time as President and CEO, NRHS has received numerous clinical recognitions and experienced tremendous growth. Norman Regional has a net revenue of $450 million, 555 licensed beds at its two main campuses, 17 primary care clinics and 25 specialty clinics. Splitt has also led new growth in areas such as population and telehealth – including a direct-to-consumer app called Norman Regional Virtual Care, primary care clinic expansion, and a new transformative campus plan named Inspire Health. Helping others to heal has always been a passion for Splitt. He began his career as a physical therapy technician, providing care to patients for nearly a decade before transitioning into management. Splitt earned his Master of Science in Health and Exercise Science from the University of Oklahoma and his Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma City University. He is board certified in healthcare management and an American College of Healthcare Executives fellow. In 2020, Splitt was named Oklahoma’s Most Admired CEO by The Journal Record in the non-profit category. Links: Norman Regional Health System Norman Regional’s Team The Norman Way Inspire Health Richie’s LinkedIn This podcast is for educational purposes only. The information in this show is not to be used as medical advice. If you are needing medical care, please consult with your physician. Norman Regional is hiring! See all our open opportunities here: https://careers.normanregional.com/careers-home/

Duration:00:28:42

8: Conversations with Our CEO, Part 1

10/19/2023
Meet Norman Regional Health System’s President & CEO, Richie Splitt! Richie joins the Vedalas for a special two-part episode. In part one, the three talk about Richie’s career and his calling into healthcare and administration, why he calls Norman Regional employees healers, the Inspire Health strategic plan, things that excite him about the future of Norman Regional and more. Tune in to Conversations with Our CEO, Part 1 to hear this insightful episode. In the famous words of Richie Splitt, Be Well. Guest Bio: Richie Splitt, FACHE is the President and Chief Executive Officer at Norman Regional Health System. He leads a team of more than 3,500 healers to fulfill the health system’s mission of serving its community as a leader in health and wellness care. Splitt joined Norman Regional in 2013 as the chief administrative officer of the Norman Regional HealthPlex (168 beds) and Moore Medical Center (44-beds). After one week on the job, an EF-5 tornado destroyed the beloved Moore facility. This tragic and momentous event revealed Splitt’s character as a strong, effective and engaging leader in times of crisis. Splitt helped Norman Regional and its communities find hope, healing, pride and even joy in the face of adversity. In 2017, Splitt was appointed to chief executive officer of the Norman Regional Health System. During his time as President and CEO, NRHS has received numerous clinical recognitions and experienced tremendous growth. Norman Regional has a net revenue of $450 million, 555 licensed beds at its two main campuses, 17 primary care clinics and 25 specialty clinics. Splitt has also led new growth in areas such as population and telehealth – including a direct-to-consumer app called Norman Regional Virtual Care, primary care clinic expansion, and a new transformative campus plan named Inspire Health. Helping others to heal has always been a passion for Splitt. He began his career as a physical therapy technician, providing care to patients for nearly a decade before transitioning into management. Splitt earned his Master of Science in Health and Exercise Science from the University of Oklahoma and his Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma City University. He is board certified in healthcare management and an American College of Healthcare Executives fellow. In 2020, Splitt was named Oklahoma’s Most Admired CEO by The Journal Record in the non-profit category. Links: Norman Regional Health System Norman Regional’s Team Inspire Health Richie’s LinkedIn This podcast is for educational purposes only. The information in this show is not to be used as medical advice. If you are needing medical care, please consult with your physician. Norman Regional is hiring! See all our open opportunities here: https://careers.normanregional.com/careers-home/

Duration:00:25:51

7: Functional Medicine - It Starts with Your Gut

10/5/2023
Amanda Sadler, MD sits down to speak with the Vedalas about her journey to Functional Sports Medicine. Dr. Sadler tells us her life story going from athlete to medical school student, triathlete trialing for the Olympics to resident doctor and physician. Dr. Sadler’s path was a bit unconventional for a doctor, but her journey made her the physician she is today. You’ll learn valuable information about gut health and Dr. Sadler’s NMotion clinic in this captivating episode of Vital Visions! Guest Bio: Amanda Sadler, MD, is a functional sports medicine physician with Norman Regional’s NMOTION clinic. Her special interests include: Concussion management, Gait analysis, Girls & women in sports, Gut health in athletes, Nutrient therapy, Sports performance & optimization, Specialty testing, Ultrasound guided injections & injection therapies Dr. Sadler graduated from medical school at the University of Oklahoma and completed her residency at the Great Plains Family Medicine Program. She completed her fellowship training through the University of Oklahoma Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship program. Dr. Sadler herself comes from an athletic background, participating at the highest levels of competition including being a member of Team USA. Dr. Sadler has earned more than 30 international podium finishes, the world’s fastest IronMan swim time, more than 20 IronMan finishes and has served on the Sam’s Club: Healthy Living Made Simple advisory board, the NCAA Athlete Advisory Committee and the USA Olympic Triathlon Strategic Planning Committee. Links: Amanda Sadler, MD NMotion Website NMotion Location page Blog – Doctor Amanda Sadler shares her vision Blog – Sports Injuries: Sprains and Strains This podcast is for educational purposes only. The information in this show is not to be used as medical advice. If you are needing medical care, please consult with your physician. Norman Regional is hiring! See all our open opportunities here: https://careers.normanregional.com/careers-home/

Duration:00:34:36

6: A Conversation with Colleagues

9/21/2023
Jay Jennings, MD and Aaron Smathers, MD join the Vedalas this week to talk about their experiences together in medical school at OU and now at Norman Regional. The four physicians look back and reminisce on their days spent in lectures and anatomy lab and the professors who helped them get to where they are now. Dr. Jennings and Dr. Smathers share about their lives and specialties, giving patients and physicians tips and advice. We get to learn more about the process of medical school and what it took to get through their classes on this week’s episode, A Conversation with Colleagues! Guest Bios: Jay Jennings, MD, is a general surgeon with Norman Regional’s Oklahoma Surgical Associates clinic. Dr. Jennings attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma and completed his general surgery residency at the University of Missouri. He pursued general surgery as his field of medicine because of his desire to improve patient’s lives in a direct manner. He enjoys having the ability to not only figure out problems for patients but also fix them in a holistic approach. Dr. Jennings said his patients can expect a provider with a strong technical skill set who is fully invested in providing them the best individualized care possible. His special interests include bowel blockages, colon cancer, diverticular disease, emergency general surgery, hernia repair, laparoscopic appendectomies, laparoscopic and open gallbladder surgery and robotic surgery. Dr. Jennings is a sixth generation Oklahoman with strong native ties. Most of his family has dedicated their lives to serving the citizens of Oklahoma in a variety of ways. Dr. Jennings says he is honored to continue this tradition as a surgeon. Aaron Smathers, MD, MS, is a board-certified sports medicine physician at Ortho Central. He attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College Of Medicine and chose to pursue sports medicine because as an athlete himself, he wants to help other athletes overcome the challenges associated with competition. Dr. Smathers said his patients can expect a well-rounded sports medicine physician prepared to take care of any and all active populations. The focus will always be to work together to achieve a patient’s goals. His special interests include non-operative orthopedic care for all ages, endurance sports performance and preparation, ultrasound guided joint and soft tissue injections, non-operative fracture care, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections and concussion management. Dr. Smathers enjoys spending time with family, biking, and playing the guitar. Links: Jay Jennings, MD Aaron Smathers, MD Dr. Jennings’ Clinic, Oklahoma Surgical Associates Dr. Smathers’ Clinic, Ortho Central Blog – Prevent Commotio Cordis in Young Athletes This podcast is for educational purposes only. The information in this show is not to be used as medical advice. If you are needing medical care, please consult with your physician. Norman Regional is hiring! See all our open opportunities here: https://careers.normanregional.com/careers-home/

Duration:00:28:53

5: Confronting Cancer: Oncology Insights

9/7/2023
On this week’s episode, Shari Jones, MD, PhD, joins the doctors to talk about Oncology and Hematology. Dr. Jones of OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center at Norman Regional, talks to Dr. Krishna and Dr. Veer about the importance of screenings, cancer prevalence, treatment and more. We thank Dr. Jones for sharing her knowledge and expertise in Hematology and Oncology with our Vital Visions listeners! Guest Bio: Shari Jones, MD, PhD, specializes in the following types of cancer: Dr. Jones has a PhD in microbiology from the University of Oklahoma. She also received the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award which recognizes graduating students who demonstrate both clinical excellence and outstanding compassion in the delivery of care and who show respect for patients, their families, and healthcare colleagues. A career in oncology was an easy choice for Dr. Jones. “I knew right away in medical school while on rotation in oncology that this would be the field for me,” said Dr. Jones. “I love taking care of people. Also, with all the clinical advances in the field it was natural for me and tailors towards my scientific background.” Dr. Jones is passionate about patient-centered care and education. “The field of oncology is heading toward personalized medicine where we individualize therapy based on a patient’s tumor biology instead of giving everyone the same therapy as what was done in the past. This is very exciting!” Helping patients feel comfortable and limiting their stress and anxiety is a priority to Dr. Jones. “I believe that patients do better during therapy if they understand their disease and treatment. I will spend time with patients to explain every step and what to expect. I will listen to their concerns with the hope that they go home feeling at ease thereby eliminating any confusion or frustration.” Dr. Jones wants her patients to know she is dedicated to their care. “I am committed to finding the best therapy for them and to helping get them through treatment. I will help to provide support so that they don’t feel alone through the process.” Dr. Jones was born and raised in Norman and has lived there for the last 15 years. In her spare time she enjoys playing with her children, traveling and gardening. Links: Shari Jones, MD, PhD Norman Regional Cancer Care Blog - OU, Norman Regional Partner for New Cancer Center Blog - OU Health Begins Operating the Medical Oncology Clinic and Infusion This podcast is for educational purposes only. The information in this show is not to be used as medical advice. If you are needing medical care, please consult with your physician. Norman Regional is hiring! See all our open opportunities here: https://careers.normanregional.com/careers-home/

Duration:00:31:51

4: Men's Health

8/10/2023
The Vedalas welcome Dr. Alex Jones to the podcast! Dr. Jones sits down with the doctors to talk about a few important pillars of men's health. Dr. Jones, a Urologist with Norman Urology Associates, talks to the Vedalas about testosterone replacement therapy, kidney stones, signs to look for when examining for prostate cancer and more. Send this episode to all the men in your life for extremely helpful and good-to-know information from Dr. Jones. Guest Bio: Alexander Jones, MD is a board certified urologist originally from Edmond, Oklahoma. He attended Oklahoma State University where he graduated with a bachelor’s of science in physiology in 2010. Following his undergraduate years at OSU, he attended the University of Oklahoma College Of Medicine. Dr. Jones completed his general surgery internship and residency in urologic surgery at the University of Missouri - Columbia in 2019. While in training, he received extensive training using the da Vinci robot for procedures treating prostate cancer, kidney cancer, and pelvic reconstruction. Urologist Dr. Alex Jones is passionate about utilizing the latest surgical technology to treat patients. He specializes in minimally invasive robotic surgery for pelvic floor dysfunction and kidney and prostate cancer. He also offers surgical treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), erectile dysfunction, and kidney stones. Dr. Jones chose to work in the field of urology because of the great opportunity it provides to positively affect a patient’s quality of life. It also gives him the privilege of truly getting to know them over a long period of time. Dr. Jones is dedicated to providing patients with the most up-to-date, evidence based medical care to empower them to make the best treatment decisions. Dr. Jones and his wife, Blair, have a daughter and two dogs. In his free time he enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, traveling and going to the lake. Links: Alexander Jones, MD Norman Urology Associates Blog - Norman Urology Associates Treats Any Type of Kidney Stone This podcast is for educational purposes only. The information in this show is not to be used as medical advice. If you are needing medical care, please consult with your physician. Norman Regional is hiring! See all our open opportunities here: https://careers.normanregional.com/careers-home/

Duration:00:33:15

3: Medicare Mindfulness

7/27/2023
The Vedala brothers bring in Bortier Manison to the Vital Visions podcast. Bortier is the annual Medicare wellness specialist at their clinic, Primary Care – South OKC. Bortier gives tips for patients approaching Medicare age, what his processes are to ensure the clinic’s patients receive the care they need and more. This episode is full of helpful information for those who are nearing the age of Medicare coverage or anyone who may be taking care of someone of Medicare age! Links: Norman Regional Primary Care – South OKC Medicare website Verify your insurance with Norman Regional This podcast is for educational purposes only. The information in this show is not to be used as medical advice. If you are needing medical care, please consult with your physician. Norman Regional is hiring! See all our open opportunities here: https://careers.normanregional.com/careers-home/

Duration:00:30:56

2: Mental Health Matters

7/13/2023
The Vedala Brothers bring in their first guests to the podcast in this episode! Farhan Jawed, MD, Collyn Campbell, MSW, LCSW, CCTP and Lynn Mayes, RN, Clinic Care Coordinator, join the brothers to speak about mental health. They engage in meaningful discussions with Dr. Krishna and Dr. Veer, emphasizing the important role of mental health services within comprehensive healthcare, seamlessly bridging patients’ journeys from primary care to necessary in-patient services and beyond. This compelling episode will leave you better after listening. This episode’s guests give us words of wisdom and hope for the future through their advice and experiences. Guest Bios: Farhan Jawed, MD, formally served as the Chief of Staff for Norman Regional Health System. He is the medical director for Norman Regional’s inpatient Behavioral Medicine Services in Norman. Dr. Jawed specializes is psychiatry and behavioral health. His certification is from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, studied medicine at King Edward Medical College and completed residency with Michigan State University, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies. Dr. Jawed is a diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He also has an outpatient practice where he treats adult mental health patients. Dr. Jawed specializes in psychiatric illness and substance abuse disorders and helps persons experiencing suicidal ideation, danger to self or others, depression, mania, anxiety, hallucinations, delusions, self mutilative behavior, insomnia, disorientation, catatonia, substance abuse and withdrawal symptoms from substance abuse. Collyn Campbell, MSW, LCSW, CCTP has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. She has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) since 2004, a board approved supervisor since 2011, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy) trained since 2021 and a CCTP (Certified Clinical Trauma Professional) since 2022. Collyn has experience in forensic interviewing, private practice and working as a psychotherapist with various populations including children, at-risk youth, sex offenders in a juvenile detention center, adults, families and couples. Collyn has also been involved with the Oklahoma Arts Council and has acted as a group facilitator for Intro to Art Therapy at the University of Oklahoma. Her primary areas of specialty are in trauma and somatic psychotherapies. Collyn has been with Norman Regional Health System since 2011. Lynn Mayes, RN, BSN has been a nurse for 27 years. She has a passion for helping others and has found her job as clinic care coordinator to be one of the most rewarding of her career. She has experience in providing care in a school system and as a nurse in the PACU. Lynn has been with Primary Care - South OKC since October, 2022. Links: Farhan Jawed, MD Norman Regional In-patient Behavioral Medicine Blog - Norman Regional. Oceans to Build Behavioral Health Center This podcast is for educational purposes only. The information in this show is not to be used as medical advice. If you are needing medical care, please consult with your physician. Norman Regional is hiring! See all our open opportunities here: https://careers.normanregional.com/careers-home/

Duration:00:42:00

1: V is for Vedala

6/28/2023
In Vital Visions’ first episode, we get to know the Vedala brothers in depth. Drs. Krishna and Veer Vedala talk about their lives growing up, going to undergrad and medical school together, and how their lives are now - practicing side by side in the same primary care clinic. The doctors talk about their passions, what brought them to medicine and how they ended up at Norman Regional together. Links: Krishna Vedala, MD, MPH Raghuveer Vedala, MD, FAAFP The Vedala's Primary Care Clinic Norman Regional Primary Care Clinics Blog - Norman Regional Doctor Awarded New Title This podcast is for educational purposes only. The information in this show is not to be used as medical advice. If you are needing medical care, please consult with your physician. Norman Regional is hiring! See all our open opportunities here: https://careers.normanregional.com/careers-home/

Duration:00:27:42