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 Elizabeth Peterson. 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.
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.
Ask the Experts Underwriters:
Financial Planners Association of Michigan
Michigan Association of CPAs
Range Bank (Ask the Realtors)
2019-20 Ask the Doctors Schedule:
9/12/2019: General Health
Guests: Dr. Walter Rudzinksi, Otolaryngology (ear, nose, throat); Dr. Frederick Hoenke, Family and Geriatric Medicine
9/26/2019: Sports Medicine
Guests: Dr. Bryan Dixon, Sports Medicine; Dr. Kate Hosking, Physical Therapy; and Dr. Keirsten Smith, Sports Medicine.
10/10/2019: General Health
Guests: Dr. Greg Sulik, Family Medicine and Skin Care; Dr. Chris Dehlin, Family Medicine; and Dr. Katie Petrin, General Surgery.
10/24/2019: Women’s Health
Guests: Dr. Gina Sternschuss, Urogynecology; Dr. Katelyn Longanbach, Womens Health Physical Therapy; Dr. Breanna Pond, Obstetrics and Gynecology
11/7/2019: Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather
11/21/2019: Geriatrics/Palliative Medicine/Hospice
Guests: Dr. Michael Grossman, Family Medicine, Dr. Lynn Hartman, Family Medicine, Dr. Roman Politi, Neurology
12/12/2019: Addiction/Behavioral Health
Guests: Dr. Tyanne Dosh, Psychiatry, Dr. Michael Grossman, Family Medicine, and Dr. John Lehtinen, Addiction Medicine
1/9/2020: Orthopedic Medicine
Guests: Dr. David Gast, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dr. Keith Connolly, Orthopedic Surgery, Dr. Andrew Swentik, Orthopedic Surgery
1/23/2020: Children’s Health/General Health
Guests: Dr. Greg Sulick, Family Medicine and Skin Care, Dr. Spring Madosh, Family Medicine, Dr. James Reinhart, Pediatric Cardiology
2/13/2020: The Heart and Arteries:
Guests: Dr. Kristofer Dosh, Interventional Cardiology, Dr. Katrina Brang, Family Medicine/Hospitalist, and Dr. Jacob Hakkola, Interventional Radiology
2/27/2020: Eye and Vision
Guests: Dr. Alice Feko, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Dr. Nelson Winkler, Ophthalmology both of Eye Associates of Marquette
3/26/2020: Coronavirus Special
Guests: Dr. Kevin Piggott, Marquette County Health Department, and Dr. Chris Dehlin, Singletrack Health
Guests: Dr. Shawn Brown, UP Health System Marquette, Dr. Nicole Alexander, UP Health System Marquette, and Dr. Kevin L Piggott, Marquette County Health Department
5/14/2020: The Brain and Stroke
Guests: Dr. Roman Politi, Neurology, Dr. Sonia Geschwindt, Neurosurgery, and Dr. Christopher Mehall, Interventional Radiology
5/28/2020: General Health
Guests: Dr. Jay Lonsway, UP Health Systems Marquette, Dr. Zachary Leonard, Advanced Orthopedics, and Dr. Greg Sulik, Family Medicine
Guests: Dr. Erin Winkler, Genetics Counselor, Dr. Santosh Gowda, Hematology/ Oncology, Dr. Katie Petrin, General Surgery
6/25/2020: Summer Health/General Health
2019-20 Ask the Lawyers Schedule:
Guests: Dick Graybill of Ishpeming, Tim Quinnell of Marquette, Tony Ruiz of Marquette
10/17/2019: Elder Law
Guests: Ryan Long of Hurley, Jacob Spear of Republic, James Steward of Ishpeming
Host: Paul Sturgul
Guests: Richard Greybill of Marquette, Jacob Spear of Republic
Guests: Brian Sheridan of Ishpeming, Sean Fosmire of Marquette, Erica Payne of Marquette
Guests: Matthew Weise of Marquette, Patrick Crowley of Marquette
Guests: Brian Sheridan of Ishpeming, John Yonkers of Marquette, Dean Mead of Marquette
Guests: Scott Brogan of Marquette, Brandon Evans of Marquette, Phillip Toutant of Marquette
6/18/2020: Elder Law
2019-20 Ask the DNR Schedule:
10/3/2019: Bird Hunting, Youth Hunt, Pre-Deer Season, Fall Fishing
Guests: Wildlife biologist Kristie Sitar of Newberry, fisheries biologist John Bauman of Escanaba, conservation officer Jennifer Hanson of Gogebic County, and U.P. trails coordinator Ron Yesney of Marquette; Host: Walt Lindala
10/31/2019: Deer Season, Bear Season
Guests: Wildlife biologist Karen Sexton of Escanaba, Conservation Officer Mike Evink of Manistique, Fisheries biologist Darren Kramer of Escanaba, Deputy Public Information Officer John Pepin of Marquette
12/5/2019: Snowmobiling, Post-Deer Season, Ice Fishing
Guests: Wildlife Biologist Monica Joseph of Crystal Falls; DNR UP Coordinator Stacey Welling-Haughey of Marquette; Conservation Officer Jeremy Sergey of Menominee; Fisheries Biologist Jennifer Johnson of Crystal Falls
4/9/2020: CANCELLED - Fishing Season, Wildfire Prevention
5/21/2020: Water Sports, Camping & Recreation
Guests:Michigan DNR Director Dan Eichinger, Marquette Conservation Officer Josh Boudreaux, Fisheries Biologist George Madison, Western U.P. District Parks Supervisor Doug Rich, and Wildlife Biologist John DePue
2020 Ask the Experts Schedule:
1/30/2020: Financial Planners
Guests: Scott Sampeer of Northwestern Mutual in Marquette, Paul Hein of Sagepoint Financial Inc. FINRA/SIPC of Marquette, and Justin LePage of Larson and Associates Amerprise Financial
Guests: Matthew Hallas, DMD, Prosthodontist serving Marquette, Escanaba & Green Bay, Branimir Lackovic, DDS, Endodontist in Marquette, and Erika Tyler, DDS, Pediatric Dentistry in Marquette
Guests: Patrick Thomson of Thomson & Metivier, PC in Marquette, Ashley LaPorte and Denise Boyle, both from Schneider, Larche, Haapala in Escanaba
4/2/2020: CANCELLED - Realtors
Guests: Oral Surgeon Jason LeMoine of Green Bay, Pediatric Dentist Erika Tyler of Marquette, Prosthodontist Joseph Lasnoski of Marquette, Escanaba and Green Bay, and Prosthodontist Matthew Hallas of Marquette, Escanaba and Green Bay