WVSU-FM 91.1 Adds Health Tips Program from McWhorter to Sports, Jazz Offerings

Posted by William Nunnelley on 2011-09-02

WVSU-FM 91.1 at Samford University will begin offering a new program of health tips in conjunction with Samford’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy.  The weekly program, “Healthy Dose,” will air Tuesdays at 5 p.m.  It will feature health news and wellness tips from the professionals at Samford’s pharmacy school.

            The program will be hosted by WVSU announcer and fourth-year pharmacy student Anthony Bolus. Upcoming programs include such topics as facts and myths of immunizations, information on cholesterol, and celiac disease. Each program will inform consumers on prevention and treatments, and explain how today's pharmacists play a growing role in health care.

            Archived programs and links to additional information on each topic can be found online at pharmacy.samford.edu.

            Listeners can keep in touch with Samford from anywhere on the world through WVSU-FM 91.1, streaming on the internet and accessible on most smart phones.

            WVSU is the radio home of the Samford Bulldogs, with live, play-by-play coverage of most football, basketball and baseball games, along with daily sports updates.  WVSU is also home to “Birmingham’s Smooth Jazz,” offering a unique blend of contemporary jazz music that draws listeners worldwide.  A daily traditional jazz program, “Tuxedo Junction,” highlights Birmingham’s jazz heritage with an entertaining and informative music hour hosted by Bart Grooms at noon each weekday.

            All this can be found online at www.samford.edu/wvsu, and most cell phone users can listen using the application at www.TuneIn.com.  For more information on WVSU or its programs, contact General Manager Andy Parrish at wvsu@samford.edu.



ABOUT SAMFORD UNIVERSITY -- Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 3rd among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,509 students from 45 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.