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Selling Sarasota - Shelley and Edward Panas EPISODE 26, 22nd October 2018
026 Community Spotlight - Interview with Dr. Yonker of Sarasota Arthritis Center
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026 Community Spotlight - Interview with Dr. Yonker of Sarasota Arthritis Center

We're BACK! 

After a short hiatus we are back in the studio this week featuring two major changes!  First, we will be releasing episodes multiple days each week as we are turning segments into episodes. The second change is our brand new segment "Community Spotlight"!  While we like talking real estate and LOVE checking out the best places for food and cocktails for "The Local Flavor" we wanted to start featuring community organizations that help make Sarasota an even better place to live!

We are kicking off our first episode for Community Spotlight with the first in a series of episodes to promote a great local event benefiting the Arthritis Foundation - THE JINGLE BELL RUN!

Dr. Richard Yonker - Rheumatologist

Today we had the change to sit down with experienced rheumatologist Dr. Richard Yonker of Sarasota Arthritis Center to learn about the several types of arthritis and how arthritis affects everyone.

Dr. Yonker attended the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa where he received his D.O. degree. Dr. Yonker's internship was completed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the Parkview Hospital. Dr. Yonkers' residency in Internal Medicine was completed at the Albert Einstein Medical Center-Northern Division in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His fellowship in Rheumatology was completed at the University of Florida located in Gainesville, Florida. In 1984, Dr. Yonker joined the Sarasota Arthritis Center.

About the Jingle Bell Run

Now in its 23rd year, the Jingle Bell Run in one of the Arthritis Foundation’s signature events that is held nationwide during the month of December annually. 

This event provides a robust opportunity to partners to capitalize on the visibility and accessibility to the direct audience of the Arthritis Foundation which is comprised of community members including doctors, nurses, physical therapist, afflicted individuals and families suffering daily from arthritis.  (More info in the PDF download with this episode.)

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