Mama Docs Run This Podcast

Mama Docs Run This Podcast

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Interviews with our awesome MDRT family


Season 2, Episode 22: Dr Mercedes Schultz
Jul 2 • 70 min
Welcome Dr Mercedes Schultz to the MDRT podcast! Mercedes is an obgyn mother of 3, living in the Houston area and I had such a blast getting to know her and hearing about her life and running journey. Thank you Mercedes for being so real and candid. I…
Season 2, Episode 21: Dr Shruti Tewari Desai
Jun 16 • 61 min
Welcome Dr Shruti Tewari (Desai) to the MDRT podcast! Shruti is a child psychiatrist from Fairfax, Virginia and married with 2 kiddos. She’s been running for many many years but just got her first garmin a month ago!!! Shruti was such a joy to talk to and…
Season 2, Episode 20: Dr Heather Orman-Lubell
Jun 9 • 53 min
I’m so excited to bring you my awesome conversation with Dr Heather Orman-Lubell, mama doc from Philadelphia! She’s a pediatrician married to a pediatrician and we got to catch up on how quarantine has gone for her and family (including her college age…
Season 2, Episode 19: Dr Emily Joe Stein
May 30 • 62 min
Meet Dr Emily Joe Stein! Emily is an anesthesiologist from Maryland and has 2 beautiful kids and married to another runner doctor, Jason. We catch up on how covid has changed her work, her recently solo marathon and her running journey. Get ready to be…
Season 2, Episode 18: Dr Meredith Kasbolm
May 21 • 67 min
I had so much fun chatting it up with my friend, Dr Meredith Kasbolm as she was hiding from her 4 boys in her car ;). Meredith is a busy obgyn in Minnesota and has run several marathons and a recent 50k! We have a blast taking about her running journey,…
Season 2, Episode 17: Dr Amani Terrell Milton
May 14 • 70 min
Hi MDRT! I am so excited to bring you my conversation with Dr Amani Milton! She’s a newer member of our family and is a pediatrician in Texas. In high school Amani was a cross country and track phenom but gave up running after that as she just didn’t have…
Season 2, Episode 16: Dr Jakemia Coleman
May 8 • 54 min
Give it up for super hero mama doc runner Dr Jakemia Coleman! Who’s a busy pulmonologist battling the covid pandemic, mom of awesome kiddo William AND still getting her runs in? That would be Jakemia. And who bumped into Des Linden just after the Olympic…
Season 2, Episode 15: Dr Jennifer Bepko
Apr 30 • 67 min
Welcome Dr Jen Bepko (Jen Bep) from down under! Jen is a family medicine physician who moved to New Zealand after a year of traveling with her family in 2018. We get to talk all about her travels, her family and her current work situation. Please enjoy my…
Season 2, Episode 14: Dr Diane Rosen
Apr 26 • 65 min
Welcome Dr Diane Rosen to the MDRT podcast! Diane is a St Louis mama doc who is an obgyn with 2 kiddos and peds ID hubs. We talk about how her quest for her 5th star of the 6 marathon majors got derailed by the pandemic, how her life and work situation…
Season 2, Episode 13: Dr Michelle Giannone
Apr 10 • 64 min
Thank you Dr Michelle Giannone for spending some time with us on the podcast! Michelle is an OBGYN In Westchester County, NY which was the original epicenter of the Coronavirus pandemic in this state. We talk about those first couple weeks and how her…
Season 2, Episode 12: Dr Margie Kan Kasner
Apr 3 • 65 min
Welcome Dr Margie Kasner to the podcast! Margie is heme/onc specializing in acute leukemia. She lives in Philadelphia with her two daughters and physician husband. We talked about life during this crazy pandemic era and her recent marathon and running…
Season 2, Episode 11: Dr Libby Williams
Mar 26 • 65 min
Greetings MDRT, I’m bringing you another shelter-in-place episode, this time with Dr Libby Williams. Libby is a urologist in St Louis and we chatted about her life and career in these uncertain times, as well as her running and marathoning. Libby is a 6…
Season 2, Episode 10: Dr Amy Comander
Mar 20 • 58 min
Did you know that Dr Amy Comander is a real-life super hero? She is a breast oncologist by training but is now one of Mass General’s first “COVID-19 floor” attendings! Please tune in to hear how this crazy week turned even crazier when the hospital turned…
Season 2, Episode 9: Dr Katie Rau Kerchner
Mar 15 • 64 min
COVID-19 can’t stop MDRT!!! Take a break from the world and have a listen to my conversation with Dr Katie Kerchner, dermatologist extraordinaire from Knoxville, TN. Katie has 3 beautiful girls and raises them with wonderful runner husband Kevin. Katie…
Season 2, Episode 8: Back from Atlanta and Dr Uma Mohanasundaram
Mar 5 • 67 min
Back to reality guys, we are nursing our post Olympic trials hangover! I recap and highlight a few things from our exciting MDRT weekend and also get the awesome opportunity to talk to Dr Uma Mohanasundaram, a pulmonary/critical care physician from…
Season 2, Episode 7: Dr Kat Gregory
Feb 27 • 62 min
I’m thrilled to bring you this episode with Dr Kat Gregory, a fantastic mama doc runner from Tennessee. She has four kids including 3 yo twins and recently had a huge PR in the marathon at CIM last year, finishing at a speedy 3:06! We talk about her early…
Season 2, Episode 6: Dr Yonit Sterba
Feb 19 • 66 min
Welcome Dr Yonit Sterba (Rakovchik) to the MDRT podcast! Yonit is a pediatric rheumatologist living in Miami with her 3 kids and husband. She grew up in Venezuela and came to the States for training. We get to chat about her journey here and meeting her…
Season 2, Episode 5: Dr Lynn Tuchinda Peng
Feb 11 • 67 min
I’m so excited to talk with my friend Dr Lynn Tuchinda Peng, who is a pediatric interventional cardiologist living in Northern California. She has 2 beautiful girls and married to her runner husband Chuck. Lynn has been an accomplished runner for many…
Season 2, Episode 4: Dr Christine McBurney
Feb 4 • 60 min
Welcome Dr Christine McBurney (Christine Mcbrook) to the MDRT podcast! Christine is a Portland MDRT and is working back from 2 hip surgeries. She tells us all about her running journey back from injury and will inspire you with her resilience, grit and…
Season 2, Episode 3: Dr Tricia Delamora
Jan 28 • 66 min
Ever wonder what it’s like to run for 4.5 days with very little sleep in the forest, up and down mountains and through streams? Let’s ask one of our favorite MDRT ultramarathoners, Dr Tricia Delamora. Tricia is a pediatric infectious disease physician at…
Season 2, Episode 2: Dr Elise Brantley
Jan 21 • 57 min
Thank Dr Elise Brantley for jumping on the MDRT podcast today! We are so lucky to have such an uplifting force in our group. We talk about her life in Oklahoma, how she turned her unhealthy lifestyle around and began her running journey. Please enjoy our…
Season 2, Episode 1: Dr Ivette Murphy-Aguilu
Jan 17 • 63 min
Welcome to season 2 of the MDRT podcast! I’m so excited to bring you my conversation with Dr Ivette Murphy-Aguilu! Ivette is an infectious disease physician from Chicago! We get to chat all about her running and fantastic last marathon at Grandma’s which…
Episode 26: Dr Christine Davis
Dec 31, 2019 • 60 min
Welcome Dr Christine Davis to the last episode of the year! This was a very timely episode as Christine gives us a lot to think about as we move into 2020. Christine is a wound care physician living in Indiana with her hospitalist husband and 3 boys. She…
Episode 25: Dr Rhea Johnson
Dec 29, 2019 • 63 min
Thank you Dr Rhea Johnson for jumping on the podcast this week. Rhea is a former high school and collegiate track sprinter and continues to run today. She lives in Westchester county, NY north of NYC with her husband and 3 kids. Rhea recently ran the NYC…
Episode 24: Dr Sauni Perera
Dec 19, 2019 • 78 min
I had so much fun talking with my fellow New Yorker, Dr Sauni Perera (Sauni Sandler) who is an anesthesiologist living on the upper west side. She is super speedy and we talk about how she got her start in running, her high school and college track days…
Episode 23: Dr Candace Engelhardt
Dec 16, 2019 • 63 min
Welcome Dr Candace Engelhardt (aka Candace Peyton) to the MDRT podcast. Candace is a pediatrician in Scottsdale, AZ and is married to KEVIN 😁, who I take every opportunity to mention in our chat πŸ˜‰. Candace has been chipping away at her training diligently…
Episode 22: Dr Emily Stoneman
Dec 11, 2019 • 55 min
We are completing our 3 part series on why the NYC marathon is the absolute best! Welcome Dr Emily Stoneman to the MDRT podcast. Emily is an infectious Disease physician living in Michigan and is a single mom raising her 2 amazing kids, Jonah and Lily.…
Episode 21: Dr Chloe Allen Maycock
Dec 8, 2019 • 61 min
Here’s the second installment of our 3 parts series of why you should run the NYC marathon! Listen and meet Dr Chloe Allen Maycock, an anesthesiologist from Portland! Chloe has 2 kids Gabe and Lily, and suggests it is all our patriot duties to run the New…
Episode 20: Dr Stephanie Park
Dec 6, 2019 • 69 min
We are now starting a 3 part series on why the NYC marathon is the greatest race on the planet! Do you know who else is coming up? Well while you consider that, please Welcome Stephanie Park Zwicker to the MDRT podcast! Stephanie is an allergist from St…
Special Thanksgiving episode with mystery host and mystery guest!!!
Nov 28, 2019 • 58 min
Happy thanksgiving everyone! Take a listen for your Thanksgiving surprise πŸ˜‰β˜ΊοΈ
Episode 18: Dr Megan Kielt Kressin
Nov 27, 2019 • 55 min
Welcome Megan to the MDRT podcast! Dr Megan Kressin is a pathologist living in Austin, TX and has 2 teenage boys and a wonderful supportive runner husband. Megan has completed 4 marathons in the last 2 years and now has a spot in the NYCM 2020 by…
Episode 17: Dr Kristin Devor
Nov 21, 2019 • 59 min
Ready to get excited about strength training and tattoos? Welcome Dr Kristin Devor to the 17th episode of the MDRT podcast. Kristin is a speedy mama doc from Ohio where she practices family medicine. She and her husband Steven love living a true fitness…
Episode 16: Dr Nga Vu
Nov 16, 2019 • 53 min
Thank you Dr Nga Vu for squeezing me into your busy life so we could chat! Nga has just finished 3 marathons in 8 days on her mission to complete 50 marathons in the 50 states before ste turns 50. She is one of our most prolific marathoners and we laugh…
Episode 15: Dr Julie Brothers
Nov 16, 2019 • 61 min
It was SO fun to finally get to talk to someone I consider a friend, Dr Julie Brothers. Julie is a pediatric cardiologist and lives with her 2 kids and husband Rob in the Philadelphia area. She’s a fantastic runner who is making a big comeback after…
Episode 14: Dr Shannon Sniff
Nov 13, 2019 • 57 min
Here we have part 2 of 2 in our 2 part series of the Shannons! Dr Shannon Sniff (Westbrook) is a psychiatrist and lives in the Houston area with her husband Nick and her adorable son Jack. She first started marathoning in 2017 at the Houston marathon and…
Episode 13: Dr Shannon Dunlay
Nov 10, 2019 • 62 min
Today we start a 2 part series: the 2 Shannon’s! Please welcome Dr Shannon Dunlay who is a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic and lives in Minnesota with her fast runner husband Brian and 2 kids Skylar and Chase. We talk a lot about how she started running…
Episode 12: Dr Gajal Kumar
Nov 8, 2019 • 53 min
Thank you Dr Gajal Kumar for taking time out of your busy day to speak with me! Gajal is a trauma surgeon living in Oklahoma, living with her 2 young kids and chef husband. She is currently pregnant with her 3rd child and has run all 6 major marathons, 3…
Episode 11: Dr Hebah Hefzy (Heb Samir)
Nov 6, 2019 • 51 min
It was so fun catching up with Dr Hebah Hefzy (Heb Samir) here on our 11th episode of the MDRT podcast. Hebah is a vascular neurologist in Michigan, single mom of 3 gorgeous kiddos and an avid marathoner! She has qualified for the Boston marathon 4 times,…
Episode 10: Dr Laura Morrison
Oct 31, 2019 • 66 min
Dr Laura Morrison, one of our fearless admin of MDRT, graciously interrupted her vacation to talk with me for this special episode of the MDRT podcast. Laura is an obgyn in Portland and has 4 kids. You get to hear the story of the 2 obgyn Laura’s: west…
Episode 9: Dr Heather Hammonds
Oct 30, 2019 • 56 min
Thank Dr Heather Hammonds for spending some time with me today! You are so inspiring. Heather is a primary care sports medicine physician in Arkansas who lives there with her two beautiful kids and dermatologist hubs. She was recently diagnosed with…
Episode 8: Dr Alisa McQueen
Oct 30, 2019 • 60 min
Yay one of my favorite MDRTs agreed to be on our podcast: Dr Lisa McQueen! Lisa is a pediatric emergency medicine physician in Chicago, has 2 awesome kiddos and wonderful supportive husband and is a badass runner! She will be running her 2nd New York City…
Episode 7: Dr Nikoleta Kolovos
Oct 27, 2019 • 50 min
Today I had the pleasure of catching up with my friend Dr Nikoleta Kolovos. Nickie is a pediatric intensivist living in St Louis with her beautiful daughter Nina and trauma surgeon husband. I can’t thank Nickie enough for sharing her story as a breast…
Episode 6: Dr Melissa Gastorf
Oct 27, 2019 • 48 min
Thank you Dr Melissa Gastorf for taking the time to talk to me! Dr Melissa is a family practice physician in Oklahoma and lives there with her 2 sons and husband who is also family medicine. Melissa is MDRTs race warrior and enjoys signing up for ALL THE…
Episode 5: Dr Gay Purcell
Oct 22, 2019 • 59 min
I an so excited to bring you my talk with Dr Gay Purcell who is a internal medicine physician living in Kansas City. Gay is an ultra marathoner, wife and mother of 2 beautiful kiddos. We get into her running and life in Kanas City, as well as how she and…
Episode 4: Dr Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez
Oct 22, 2019 • 61 min
I’m so happy to bring you my conversation with Dr Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, who is an Associate Professor at UT. She is a physiatrist specializing in brain injury and stroke, wife, a mom of two and of course an accomplished runner. We talk about her…
Episode 3: Dr Alice Briones
Oct 18, 2019 • 60 min
In episode 3 of the MDRT podcast, I had the pleasure of talking with Dr Alice Briones. Alice is the Deputy Director of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System for the Department of Defense. She’s a forensic pathologist at Dover Air Force Base in…
Episode 2: Dr Andrea Hagemann
Oct 18, 2019 • 56 min
In this episode we talk with Dr Andrea Hagemann who has just completed the 2019 Chicago Marathon for a big PR! Andrea is a GYN Oncologist who lives St Louis with her 2 beautiful children and husband. She has completed 8 marathons since 2003, including…
Episode 1: Dr Emi Ponce De Souza
Oct 14, 2019 • 65 min
Hi MDRT WORLD! Welcome to the very first Mama Docs Run This podcast! Today I have the pleasure of chatting with Dr Emi Ponce de Souza, a neonatologist who lives in Seattle with her awesome husband Eric and 3 lovely children. We go over how she and her…