Friday March 20,

Meeting Cancelled

In light of current information about COVID-19, the Board has made the decision to suspend weekly meetings.

We look forward to safely gathering again when the time is right.  

Kevin Soden, MD
The Coronoavirus Epidemic

Arrrangements are being made to provide a presentation on our website.

Dr. Kevin Soden, an Emmy, Telly, and International Freddie Award-winning medical journalist for more than 20 years, can now be seen each day as the host of Healthline, a daily half-hour medical show on the Retirement Living Network. He was a National Medical Reporter for NBC News Channel and has also appeared regularly on NBC's Today Show. He is also been a regular on the nationally-syndicated golf show, "Par for the Course." Dr. Kevin Soden has been a medical journalist for more than 20 years and can now be seen each day as the host of Healthline and Whole Body Health on Retirement Living Television. He was a national medical reporter for NBC News and has appeared regularly on NBC's "Today Show." He has also been a regular guest on the nationally-syndicated golf show "Par For The Course."


Kevin currently serves as the worldwide Medical Director for Texas Instruments and the Cardinal Health Corporation and teaches as a courtesy Professor at the University of Florida College of Medicine. His other awards include the 2001 National Award for Excellence in Medical Reporting from the National Association of Medical Communicators, a finalist for the International Freddie Awards in 2001, and as the Executive Producer for "Rush of the Palms" received the 2003 International Film Critics award for short films. He served 23 years as an ER physician and was also the founder of the oldest, largest, physician-owned managed care organization in the Carolinas.


In 2003, Kevin published "The Art of Medicine: What Every Doctor and Patient Should Know", a critically acclaimed book focusing on doctor-patient communications and how to improve the doctor-patient relationship. He is also the primary author of a consumer medical book "Special Treatment: How to Get the High-Quality Care Your Doctor Gets" published in September, 2003. He is also a contributing author to the recently published "A Practical Approach to Occupational and Environmental Medicine" and to "Physician Leaders: Who, How and Why Now?" He is soon to publish his third book, "Women, Stress and Happiness: 10 Steps to Having It All and Saving Your Life."


Dr. Soden graduated with honors from the University of Florida College of Medicine and is one of the original inductees into the University of Florida Medical Wall of Fame. He also has a Masters in Public Health from the Medical College of Wisconsin and a Masters in Personnel Administration from Florida State University. He graduated from Belmont Abbey College with a degree in History (Yes, you can get a job with a history degree.)


Senior Scholar Members
We would like to provide you
web site information regarding
the Coronavirus/ COVID19

The Mecklenburg County Public Health Department launched a hotline for people with questions about the new coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19.

The phone line is designed to provide information about the new coronavirus and COVID-19 to medical providers, members of the media, people who may be experiencing virus symptoms and members of the public who have questions, Public Health Director Gibbie Harris told the Board of County Commissioners Wednesday night.

The hotline phone number is (980) 314-9400. Harris said it will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for general inquiries and 24 hours a day for the medical community. 

he CDC website is

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the U.S.

This page will be updated regularly at noon Mondays through Fridays. Numbers close out at 4 p.m. the day before reporting.

Wildacres Retreat

Additional Rooms Are Now Available

Mail a completed registration form and check to
Senior Scholars at Queens
c/o Queens University
1900 Selwyn Avenue
MSC 1409
Charlotte, NC 28274 

Cost: $250 per person Double Occupancy

Organized by: Wade Alley & Jim Renger

Dr. David Goldfield
UNC Charlotte
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