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Watch WNMU-TV's Ask the... Live Call-in Series Thursdays at 8 pm ET on 13.1. Pre-recorded encore Fridays at Noon ET.
Ask the Doctors is a live call-in program is produced 17 times a year that provides viewers with an opportunity to call in and have their medical questions answered by a panel of local doctors. Each program focuses on general health topics, or a specific area of medicine, such as diabetes, mental health, or sports medicine. The show is produced and directed by Bob Thomson and hosted by Dr. Jennifer Dehlin.

Ask the Doctors is made possible with major funding from UP Health System - Marquette, with additional support from Peninsula Medical Center, Michigan Technological University and the Marquette-Alger County Medical Society.

Call in your question during the live program to 1-800-227-9668.
Ask the Lawyers, an integral member of our "Ask the" lineup, is hosted by G.G. Gordon. The program, which is produced nine times a year, allows viewers to call in and have their legal questions answered by a panel of attorneys from the local area. Each season ends with special episodes: Ask the Judges, and an Elder Law Special. Call in your question during the live program to 1-800-227-9668.

Ask the Lawyers is made possible with partial support from the Marquette County Bar Association.
Ask the DNR is produced five times a year. Viewers from the Upper Great Lakes Region can call in and have their questions regarding hunting, fishing and wildlife answered by a panel of experts from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

The program is produced and directed by Bob Thomson. The panel usually includes a conservation officer, wildlife biologist and a fisheries biologist. Various groups support this program with financial contributions and phone volunteers. We are always looking for new underwriters -- if your group is interested in supporting Ask the DNR, give station manager Bruce Turner a call at 800-227-9668.
2017-18 Ask the DNR Underwriters:

U.P. Whitetails of Marquette County, Inc.
Northwoods Chapter Safari Club International
Central U.P. Sport Fishing Association

Ask the DNR often gets more questions called in during every show than can be answered on-air. The DNR representatives follow-up on every question, even when it means making phone calls to viewers after the show is over.

You can e-mail your question to Ask the DNR right now. Then tune in for the next broadcast to hear your answer. Or call your question in during the live program to 1-800-227-9668. Please email your questions and trophy/outdoor photos to John Pepin, MDNR Deputy Public Information Officer.
Ask the Experts is presented several times each year, bringing a panel of experts in accounting, real estate and other fields to answer viewer questions. Call in your question during the live program to 1-800-227-9668.
2017-18 Ask the Experts Underwriters:

Financial Planners Association of Michigan
Michigan Association of CPAs
Range Bank (Ask the Realtors)

2017-18 Ask the Doctors Topics:

9/7/2017 General Health: Dr. David Grant, Emergency Medicine, Chief of Staff of UPHS-Marquette; Dr. James Surrell, Digestive Health; and Dr. David Pesola, Cardiology.
10/12/2017 Sports Medicine: Dr. Timothy Neuschwander, Orthopeadic Surgery/Sports Medicine; Dr. Bryan Dixon, Sports Medicine; and Dr. Richard Vermeulen, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
10/26/2017 General Health: Dr. Lynn Hartman, Family Medicine, Escanaba; Dr. Mike Prevost, Family Medicine, Negaunee; and Dr. Greg Sulik, Family Medicine and Skin Care, Marquette.
11/9/2017 Women's Health: Dr. Daniel Hardie, Family Medicine; Dr. Spring Madosh, Family Medicine; and Dr. Maureen McNeely, Anesthesiology.
11/30/2017 Diabetes: Dr. Erica Griffin, Bariatric Medicine; Dr. David Shahbazi, Family Medicine; and Dr. Tina Chan, Internal Medicine.
12/14/2017 Geriatrics/Palliative Medicine/Hospice: Dr. Chris Dehlin, Family Medicine; Dr. Frederick Hoenke, Family/Geriatric Medicine; and Dr. Greg Sulik, Family Medicine.
1/11/2018 Orthopedic Medicine: Dr. Timothy Neuschwander, Orthopedic Surgery/Sports Medicine; and Dr. Jason Doppelt, Orthopedic Surgery.
1/25/2018 Addictive and Behavioral Health: Dr. Tyanne Dosh, Psychiatry; Dr. David Gast, Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation; and Dr. Greg Jones, PhD, Psychology.
2/8/2018 Children's Health/General Health: Dr. Jeffrey Innis, MD, Clinical Genetics/Pediatrics; Dr. John Bartlett, MD, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics and Dr. Joseph Jacher, MS, CGC, Genetic Counselor/Pediatric Genetics.
2/22/2018 The Heart and Arteries: Dr. Kris Dosh, Cardiology; and Dr. Yazan Khouri, Interventional Cardiology.
3/22/2018 Eye and Vision: Dr. Alice Feko, Ophthalmology, and Dr. Neil Winkler, Ophthalmology, both with Eye Associates of Marquette.
4/12/2018 General Health: Dr. Michael Grossman, Family Medicine; Dr. Katherine Petrin, General Surgery; and Dr. Michael Prevost, Family Medicine.
4/26/2018 Men's Health: Dr. Jay Lonsway, Urology; Dr. Jonathan Housman, Family Medicine; and Dr. Zach Leonard, Orthopedics.
5/10/2018 The Brain and Stroke: Dr. Brian MacFalda, Neurology; Dr. Sonia Geschwindt, Neurosurgery; and Dr. Julianne Kirkham, Ph.D., Neuropsychology.
5/24/2018 General Health/Arthritis: Dr. David Gast, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, U.P. Health System Marquette Brain and Spine Center; Dr. Stuart Johnson, Family Medicine, Marquette Family Medicine; and Dr. James Surrell, retired Digestive Health Physician, Marquette.
6/14/2018 Cancer: Dr. Sheetal Acharya, Medical Oncology; and Dr. James Baer, Radiation Oncology.
6/28/2018 Summer Health/General Health: Dr. Greg Sulick, Family Medicine, Medical Acne and Skin Care Marquette; Dr. Patrick Huffer, Family Medicine/Hospitalist UP Health System Marquette.

2017-18 Ask the Lawyers Schedule:

10/5/2017: Daniel Mead, Patrick Jennings and Scott Brogan, all from Marquette.
10/19/2017: Richard Graybill of Ishpeming; William Sullivan of Marquette; and Paul Sturgul of Hurley, Wisconsin.
11/16/2017: Joseph Lavey of Marquette, Brian Sheridan of Ishpeming and Roger Zappa of Marquette.
12/21/2017: Erica Payne, Phillip Toutant and Susan Wideman Schaible.
1/18/2018: Brian Sheridan of Ishpeming, Patrick Jennings of Marquette and Steve Pence of Marquette.
2/15/2018: Tim Quinnell of Marquette, Erica Payne of Marquette, and Ryan Long of Ashland, Wisconsin.
3/29/2018: Patrick Jennings of Marquette, Tony Ruiz of Marquette, and Paul Sturgul of Hurley, Wisconsin.
5/3/2018 Judges Special: Hon. Julie LaCost, 41st District Court Judge, Iron County; Hon. Cheryl Hill, Probate Court Judge, Marquette County; Hon. Thomas L. Solka, Retired Circuit Court Judge, Marquette County.
6/21/2018 Elder Law Special: Kim Winokur, Susan Wideman and Jacob Spears of Marquette. Host: Paul Sturgul.

2017-18 Ask the DNR Schedule:

9/14/2017 Bird Hunting, Youth Hunt, Pre-Deer Season, Fall Fishing: George Madison, Fisheries Manager, Baraga; Mark Leadman, Conservation Officer, Marquette; Doug Rich, Parks and Recreation District Supervisor, Baraga; and Brian Roell, Wildlife Biologist, Marquette.
11/2/2017 Deer Season, Bear Season: John DePue, wildlife biologist; Rob Freeborn, conservation officer; Terry Minzey, Upper Peninsula regional wildlife supervisor; and John Pepin, deputy public information officer.
12/7/2017 Snowmobiling, Post-Deer Season, Ice Fishing: Cody Norton, Wildlife Biologist, Shingleton; Darren Kramer, Fisheries Biologist, Escanaba; Grant Emery, Dist. 1-Area 1 Law Supervisor, Baraga; and Ron Yesney, Upper Peninsula Trails Coordinator, Marquette.
4/19/2018 Fishing Season, Wildfire Prevention: Kristie Sitar, wildlife biologist, Newberry; Calvin Smith, conservation officer, Newberry; George Madison, fisheries biologist, Baraga; and J.R. Richardson, Michigan Natural Resources Commissioner, Ontonagon.
5/17/2018 Water Sports, Camping and Recreation: DNR Deputy Director Bill O’Neill, from Lansing; Conservation Officer Mark Leadman from Marquette; Fisheries Biologist Cory Kovacs from Newberry; and Wildlife Biologist Karen Sexton from Escanaba.

2018 Ask the Experts Schedule:

1/4/2018 Financial Planners: Dennis Roubal, Financial Growth Concepts, Marquette; Paul Hein, Sagepoint Financial, Marquette; and Jesse Bell, Bell Financial/Commonwealth Network, Ishpeming.
2/1/2018 Dentists: Dr. Matthew Hallas from Escanaba and Green Bay, specializing in prosthodontics; Dr. Joseph Lasnoski from Escanaba and Green Bay, specializing in prosthodontics; and Dr. Melissa Potocki from Marquette specializing in pediatric dentistry.
3/1/2018 CPAs: Patrick Thomson, from Thomson/Paquette PC in Marquette; Denise Boyle from Schneider, Larche, Haapala in Escanaba; and Ashley LaPorte also from Schneider, Larche, Haapala.
4/5/2018 Realtors: Faith Newberry, Ironwood; Gretchen Janssen, Houghton; and Paula Lutey, Marquette.
5/31/2018 Financial Planners 2: Paul Hein, with Sagepoint Financial Inc., Marquette; and Dennis Roubal, with Financial Growth Concepts, Marquette.