Dr. Paul Donohue to retire, Dr. Keith Roach to author column
NEW YORK - Effective September 30, 2012, Dr. Keith Roach will share the byline with renowned physician and author Dr. Paul Donohue on the syndicated To Your Good Health newspaper column, which runs on YumaSun.com as 'Ask the Doctor'. Dr. Donohue plans to retire at the end of the year. During the transition period, the five-time-per-week Q&A column will be co-written, and contain answers to readers’ questions from both physicians. Dr. Roach will be the sole writer of the column with the release for the week of December 31, 2012.
To Your Good Health is a trusted, accessible and enjoyable source of medical information for the reading public. Covering everything from infectious diseases and public health issues to sports medicine and the latest in medical research, the To Your Good Health newspaper column has been authored for the past three decades by internal medicine specialist Dr. Paul Donohue. In addition, Dr. Donohue has penned a popular series of best-selling pamphlets.
To carry on the tradition of excellence after Dr. Donohue’s retirement, Dr. Roach joins To Your Good Health as columnist. The To Your Good Health column will continue in the established format.
Readers will continue to receive the kind of practical, compassionate medical information they have come to rely on, combined with the latest health news and research, so they can make appropriate decisions with their doctors and medical advisers.
About Dr. Keith Roach
Dr. Keith Roach graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with a degree in molecular biology. He earned his M.D. at the University of Chicago, and did his internship and medicine residency training there.
In 2000, Dr. Roach moved to New York, joining the faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College and New York Presbyterian Hospital as an Associate Attending Physician and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine. He has won every major teaching award offered by that institution.
He also served as program director for the primary care internal medicine training program.
The focus of his research is in the prevention of disease with rational use of screening technology and with tools that empower people to make lifestyle choices that improve not only their health but their life expectancy. Dr. Roach also serves as Chief Medical Officer for Enforcer eCoaching, a company dedicated to giving individuals specific daily coaching on improving diet, smoking cessation, weight loss and exercise.
Dr. Roach lives in Larchmont, N.Y. with his wife, Dr. Victoria Muggia, M.D. (a specialist in infectious disease), and their three teenagers, David, Hannah and Jonathan. Dr. Roach is a competitive triathlete.