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Kathy Kozak

Host, The Body Show

In 1999, Dr. Kozak came to Straub Clinic and Hospital where she currently works as an internist specializing in preventative health, travel medicine, women's health and wellness. She is a graduate of the Medical College of Pennsylvania and did her residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr Kozak has also spent time in medical clinics in Australia, Peru, Zimbabwe, India, Puerto Rico, Indonesia, the Philippines and Cambodia. She studies Cambodian language and sponsored the Kozak Ohana School in Kompong Thom, Cambodia. A woman of varied talents, she is a member of the Oahu Civic Orchestra since 2000 and studies voice.

  • Does anyone really think smoking is a good idea these days? Well, these days it’s not just about cigarettes. Vaping is more common than ever, especially among our youth. Kids as young as middle school are being targeted by ads, flavored vaping liquids and more. Scott Stensrud of the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Hawaii is on the line sharing his work on how it will take a student led effort to help the next generation make smart choices to avoid smoking, or vaping, and protect their health.
  • Does anyone really think smoking is a good idea these days? Well, these days it’s not just about cigarettes. Vaping is more common than ever, especially among our youth. Kids as young as middle school are being targeted by ads, flavored vaping liquids and more. Scott Stensrud of the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Hawaii is on the line sharing his work on how it will take a student led effort to help the next generation make smart choices to avoid smoking, or vaping, and protect their health.
  • Can seeing your doctor virtually someday replace going to the office? Today we'll talk about how telemedicine has transformed the delivery of health care, and how virtual visits might make the 'office' anywhere you want it to be!
  • Can seeing your doctor virtually someday replace going to the office? Today we'll talk about how telemedicine has transformed the delivery of health care, and how virtual visits might make the 'office' anywhere you want it to be!
  • January is Cervical Cancer Awareness month. How have HPV vaccines and screening made this diagnosis go from the most common to the most preventable of all female cancers?
  • New Year, New You! What can families do to deal with the changes that have affected everyone during the covid pandemic? Dr. Theresa Wee is in the studio sharing simple tips that her four decades of practicing pediatrics have proven to be a success!
  • Macular degeneration has been a vision thief for far too long. Dr. Greg Kokame is in the studio sharing the latest on how a new treatment can preserve sight for those who suffer from this condition. He will also highlight how clinical trials right here in Hawaii may provide the key to the discovery of the next new treatment right around the corner!
  • Macular degeneration has been a vision thief for far too long. Dr. Greg Kokame is in the studio sharing the latest on how a new treatment can preserve sight for those who suffer from this condition. He will also highlight how clinical trials right here in Hawaii may provide the key to the discovery of the next new treatment right around the corner!
  • Workers comp insurance is meant to protect people who get injured on the job. However, not everyone tells their boss if something happens at work, but it might be the best way to protect their job into the future. Today on the Body Show, we’ll talk with a local expert who can explain the workings of the workers compensation system from a doctor’s perspective, and give tips on how to stay safe at work, or at home.
  • Workers comp insurance is meant to protect people who get injured on the job. However, not everyone tells their boss if something happens at work, but it might be the best way to protect their job into the future. Today on the Body Show, we’ll talk with a local expert who can explain the workings of the workers compensation system from a doctor’s perspective, and give tips on how to stay safe at work, or at home.