Millennium Health Matters Radio Show

Rita Hubbard-Robinson

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Welcome to Millennium Health Matters with your host Rita Hubbard-Robinson. Over 100 episodes are available in the archive below! Keep your healthy learning going by picking up a free copy of Buffalo Healthy Living Magazine, WNY’s premiere health, fitness, and nutrition magazine for people of all ages available at Tops, Wegmans, and over 2,000 Western New York locations or online at


For more content similar to Millennium Health Matters, check out Igniting Hope Radio, hosted by Rita Hubbard-Robinson. Igniting Hope airs at 7 AM Saturdays on WUFO (1080AM/96.5 FM) or you can stream it here:

Past Shows


12-26/20(Ebony White and Jennifer Woods: Flu Vaccines for Pregnant Moms)
12-19/20(Alexa Wajed and Michele Mercer: Eating for Health)

7/18/20(Dr. Gale Burstein: Erie County Health Dept Coronavirus Response)

7/11/20(National Witness Project: Coronavirus Response Team)

7/4/20(Dr. Linda Pessar: Mental health during coronavirus)

6/27/20(Dr. Linda Pessar: Impact of coronavirus and social unrest)
6/20/20(Dr. Chet Fox: Managing Your Asthma During Coronavirus)
6/13/20(Dr. Alan Lesse: The Science behind COVID-19, How It Spreads, and What You Can Do)
6/6/20(Dr. Judith Outten: Impact of Pandemic and Protests on Youth and Children)

5/30/20(Stan Martin: Protect Your Lungs: Tobacco Use, Vaping, and Coronavirus)
5/23/20(DeChantell Lloyd: Ways to Rest and Relax in this Season of COVID-19)

12/18/17(Coronavirus Testing: What to Do When Testing is Available?)
3/21/20(Chef Alexa Joan Wajed: MEZALAND: The Intersection of Health and Nutrition)
3/14/20(Richard Vienne: Behavioral Health and Telemedicine)
3/7/20(Dr. Alan Lesse: Coronavirus: What Vulnerable Communities Need to Know)

2/29/20(Stan Martin and Annette Colden: REACHing Tobacco Initiative Goals)
2/22/20(Canisus College Academic Talent Search Celebrates Black History Month)

1/18/20(Rapha Family Wellness Diabetes Prevention Program Serving Medicaid Clients)
1/11/20(Roger Firestien, PhD: Unleashing your Creativity: Having a Uniquely Improved New Year)


12/17/18(Sandy McDougal, RN, Millennium; Tera Mcllwain, Pharmacist, Millennium; Latonya Diggs, Behavioral Health Manager, Millennium)
12/10/18(Stan Martin, Director/Senior Trainer, CAI Global)
12/03/18(Kelly Asher, Community Coalition Coordinator, Erie County Dept. of Health)

11/12/18(Jane Rosenfeld, Public Relations Liaison, Taoist Tai Chi Society of Buffalo)
11/04/18(Host: Rita Hubbard-Robinson JD, Host, Millennium Health Matters Radio)

10/22/18(Sheila Bass, Coordinator, Healthy Corner Store Initiative; Jocelyn Guthrie, Fitness and Nutrition Instructor)
10/8/18(Rev. George Nicholas, Pastor, Lincoln Memorial; Convener, African-American Health Disparities Task Force))

9/17/18(Mary Carol, Program Director of ECCPASA)
9/10/18(Christine Wolf, Public Health Registered Nurse, Niagara County Department of Health)

8/13/18(Joan Calkins, MD, Village Pediatrics and Rheumatology, Hamburg NY)
8/6/18(Dina Thompson, Board President, and Brandy Loveland, Director of Community Engagement, Erie County Restorative Justice Coalition)

7/30/18(Dee Johnson, Director at the National Witness Project)
Aired on: 7/16/18(Michael Manka, ECMC Chief of Emergency Medicine)
7/8/18(Megan Dumpleton, Project Manager at Population Health Collaborative)

6/25/18(LuAnne Brown, CEO Buffalo Perinatal-Prenatal Network)
6/11/18(Richard Vienne: Importance of Blood Pressure Screening)

5/25/18(Chris Spicer and Andrea Hamilton: Adolescent Health)
5/21/18(Jillian Barone: The Shift to Value-Based Payment)

4/30/18(Kristin Wolf, RN, BSN Nursing Division, Niagara County Department of Health; Jordan Weixlmann, Health and Wellness Coordinator, Erie County Senior Services)
4/23/18(George F. Nicholas, Pastor, Lincoln Memorial United Methodist Church; and Kinzer M. Pointer, Jr., Pastor, Agape Fellowship Baptist Church, Chair, Board of Managers, Millennium Collaborative Care)

3/26/18(Barber Shop Blood Pressure Self-Screening Initiative)
3/5/18(Dr. Sander Koyfman: Why Being Positive is Important to Having a Healthy Life)

2/26/18(Maisha Drayton & Andrea Hamilton: Community Approaches to Reducing STIs)
2/12/18(Russ Maxwell: Is Transportation A Barrier To Getting to The Doctor?)

1/29/18(Jennifer L. Sullivan and Kaelyn Gates: 2018 LungForce Expo and LungForce Walk)
1/22/18(Dr. Kenyani Davis: The Importance of the Annual Doctor Visit)
1/15/18(Demone Smith: Buffalo Employment and Training Center (BETC))


12/28/19(Susan Grinslade and Henry Louis Taylor, Jr.: Preventing and Managing Diabetes)
12/21/19(Jane Rosenfeld: Consider Tai Chi for Your New Year Goals)
12/14/19(Dr. Timothy Murphy and Dr. Henry Louis Taylor, Jr.: UB Community Health Equity Research Institute)

11/23/19(Dr. Suzanne Griffith: What Conversations Should Women Be Having With Our OB/GYN and When?)
11/9/19(Chef Dale Holt: Manna @Northland Soul Food and Healthy Options)
11/2/19(Anthony Sanfilippo and Steve Nelson: The Critical Role of Community-Based Organizations)

10/26/19(Sheila Kee and Steve Nelson: Compassionate Comprehensive Care in the Niagara Falls Emergency Room)
10/19/19(Vicente Rondon and Andrew Mayer: Northland Workforce Training Center Harvest Day)
10/5/19(Dr. Thomas Hughes & Mark Zygaj: Improving How, Where, When Patients Receive Healthcare in WNY)

9/21/19(Esra Mustafa & Tera McIlwain: Influenza and Annual Flu Vaccines)
9/14/19(Emilie Obrochta: Jericho Road Community Health Center Fitness)

1/21/19(Michele Mercer: The Value of a Whole Food Plant-Based Diet)
1/7/19(Annette Pinder, Healthy Living Magazine)


12/18/17(Susan Grinslade, RN: Preventing and Managing Diabetes)
12/4/17(Monica Farrar: Managing Grief During The Holidays)

11/27/17(Doris Carbonell-Medina, Esq.: Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative)
11/20/17(Jocelyn Guthrie: Avoid Weight Gain During The Holidays)

9/11/17(Dina Thompson, Board President, Erie County Restorative Justice Coalition)


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