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Aryeh Alex on Parks, Politics, and Life with Crohn's Disease

On the new Prognosis Ohio, Dan Skinner talks with Aryeh Alex, Franklin Township Trustee, champion of the Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks, Democratic Party campaign official, and advocate for Crohn's Disease patients. Listen as Dan and Aryeh put together the pieces of Aryeh's many contributions to Central Ohio. Topics include stigma around disease, social policy to support people with Crohn's, townships and local Ohio administration and politics, gerrymandering, and health professionals in politics.


Visit Aryeh's campaign website where you can also learn more about his work with the Ohio House Democratic Caucus, Columbus Metro Parks and as a Franklin Township Trustee. You can also follow Aryeh on Twitter. Find out how you can join and donate to the Friends of Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks. You can read more more about Crohn's disease and ways to support people with Crohn's and Colitis by visiting the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation.  

Hosted by Dan Skinner (Twitter)

Produced by Dan Skinner and Mark Frantz

Editorial and production support by Claire McGee

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Dr. Dan Skinner is Associate Professor of Health Policy in the Department of Social Medicine at Ohio University, Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, on the Dublin, Ohio campus. He earned his Ph.D. in political science from the City University of New York. Skinner teaches and researches about, as well as advocates for increased access to health care, especially for underserved populations, as well as various aspects of social determinants that affect the health of communities, in Ohio and beyond.