Dr. Steve, Tribune Broadcasting’s nationally syndicated health, wellness and lifestyle program was awarded a Folio Award by the Fair Media Council in the category of Science, Health, or Environment News. The FMC Folio Awards, held on April 20 in New York, honor the best in local news and social media.
Science, Health, or Environment News
Segment air date: Aug. 28, 2011
Reporter: Dr. Steve Salvatore
Photographer: Ian Handler
Producer: Noreen Lark
Executive Producer: Dave Brown
The “Motorcycle Granny” segment featured a 60 year old Harley riding grandmother who feels most alive while riding her 800 pound motorcycle; but it was a neurosurgeon’s laser, which weighs just ounces, which saved her life.
Dr. Steve, a 30-minute, multi-topic show is hosted by Dr. Steven Salvatore, a board certified Emergency Medicine physician who has served as the health expert on PIX11 Morning News in New York since 2005. Dr. Steve will airs on weekends nationwide. www.drsteveshow.com
About Dr. Steven Salvatore
A board certified Emergency Medicine physician, Dr. Steve completed his Emergency Medicine residency at Long Island Jewish Hospital in New York and was formerly an Attending Physician in the Emergency Department of St. Vincent’s Midtown Hospital in Manhattan. Prior to his post at St. Vincent’s Midtown Hospital, Dr. Steve was the Assistant Director and Attending Physician in the ER of St. John’s Queens Hospital. He was also an Attending Physician at New York Hospital Queens and has been an Assistant Clinical Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York. A graduate of Fordham University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Dr. Steve received his medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine with honors in Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy. Dr. Steve is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians.
About the Fair Media Council (FMC)
The Fair Media Council (FMC) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that educates businesses, nonprofits and the public to become media savvy. FMC also advocates for quality local news coverage and has about 200 New York Metro area businesses and nonprofits as members.