Learn more about managing your blood pressure and protecting your health

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment has partnered with the Kansas City Medical Society Foundation to present an online health webinar series centering around high blood pressure (hypertension). The “Doc Talk” series will give participants the opportunity to speak with a local physician about how they can manage their blood pressure and protect their health. The series is open to all residents of Johnson County and there is no charge to attend.

Upcoming webinar dates, topics, and speakers are listed below.

Please register for the series here: https://kcmedicine.org/doctalk/register.


Upcoming Webinars

Medication Management
August 17 at 2 p.m. | Patrick “Rusty” Ryan, PharmD

Medication Management, Part 2
September 21 at 2 p.m. | Patrick “Rusty” Ryan, PharmD


Past Webinars

September 15, 2021 – High Blood Pressure & Medication Management – Dr. Patrick B. “Rusty” Ryan

Local retired clinical pharmacologist, Patrick B. “Rusty” Ryan, PharmD, discussed how to manage hypertension with medication.

Watch the video of the September 15 webinar


August 18, 2021 – High Blood Pressure & Your Heart – Dr. Alan D. Forker

Local retired physician Alan D. Forker, MD, discussed how hypertension can affect your heart. Find out what you can do right now to protect your health.

Watch the video of the August 18 webinar


July 21, 2021 – High Blood Pressure & Diabetes – Dr. Alan D. Forker

Local retired physician Alan D. Forker, MD, discussed hypertension and diabetes-related complications. Find out what you can do right now to protect your health.

Watch the video of the July 21 webinar


June 16, 2021 (Wednesday), 2:00-2:45 P.M. – General Aspects of High Blood Pressure – Dr. Keith Jantz

Local physician Keith Jantz, MD, discussed early signs of high blood pressure (hypertension) and what you can do right now to protect your health.

Watch the video of the June 16 webinar