Dennis R. Holmes, M.D., Breast Surgeon and Medical Director, Los Angeles Center for Women’s Health Joins Team as Medical Expert on Panel; series will educate and entertain as it tackles the important fitness, medical and nutrition topics of the day
(POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – Meltwater – December 5, 2014) Dr. Dennis Holmes joins the TV show Access Health®, a new magazine-style health and wellness series airing on Lifetime, in the role of the medical expert. The show recently aired its first episode “Mind Over Matter” and was produced by O2 Media™, the leader in branded entertainment and a full-service broadcast media production company. Please watch the premiere episode here.
Access Health will educate and entertain viewers as it tackles the latest cutting-edge developments and innovations in fitness, medicine and food such as women’s and children’s health, the best ways to get one’s body moving, how to prepare good-tasting and healthy meals, the newest medical practices, and plenty of tips, stats and insights — all to empower women and give them access to healthier living.
Dennis R. Holmes, MD, F.A.C.S has joined the show in the role of the medical expert. Holmes is an internationally-renowned cancer researcher and breast surgeon and is currently the Chief Breast Surgeon and Medical Director of the Los Angeles Center for Women’s Health. He also serves as a Board member of the American Society of Breast Diseases, and holds leaderships positions in the American Society of Breast Surgeons and the National Consortium of Breast Centers.
Dr. Holmes is recognized for his pioneering research in intraoperative radiotherapy and cryoablation (tumor freezing) and is currently the chair of two national clinical trials investigating these innovative breast cancer treatments.
Access Health is unique in that at the top of each 30-minute episode, a topic is presented, and after a roundtable discussion, the three experts, Dr. Holmes, Dave Sinclair, a fitness expert appearing on the cover of more than a dozen fitness magazines worldwide, athlete, and broadcaster and Janet Zappala, an acclaimed journalist, six-time Emmy award winner, and nutrition expert will lead their own segment with guests to delve deeper into the subject at hand from the perspective of their own specialty, creating a well-rounded approach to each topic.
In the premiere episode, “Mind Over Matter”, the connection between brain and body was explored with expert guests. Dr. Dennis Holmes and Dental Hygienist Michelle Strange from TePe Oral Health Care discussed the correlation between dental health and overall general health.
“We’re proud and excited to launch Access Health and add another national platform for us to continue our mission of empowering women. Our show’s unique format and tools provide positive solutions across the spectrum of health, fitness, wellness and nutrition. Ereka and our team of passionate experts will inspire our viewers to get fit and lead healthier lives,” said Dr. Thomas C. Deters, President and CEO, O2 Media™.
Access Health was created by O2 Media, producers of the long-running branded entertainment shows The Balancing Act®, Designing Spaces™, Mission Makeover™, and All Mixed Up™ all currently airing on Lifetime.
About Access Health
Access Health® is a powerful and engaging half-hour health and wellness series premiering on the Lifetime® channel, anchored by a panel of three renowned experts who tackle the important fitness, medical and nutrition topics of the day. The show educates and entertains with ideas on the best ways to get your body moving, revolutionary cuisine and the newest medical practices, all to empower women and give them access to healthier living.
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About O2 Media™
O2 Media™ is the leader in Branded Entertainment, creating and producing more than 2,000 episodes airing across their four award-winning shows The Balancing Act®, Designing Spaces™, Mission Makeover™, and All Mixed Up™ currently airing on Lifetime and seen in U.S. syndication markets. O2 Media™ has collaborated with over 3,000 global and national brands, including Forbes 500 companies that have come to shoot in the company’s state-of-the-art production and development studios in South Florida. This has allowed O2 Media™ the unique opportunity to produce successful shows and test brand concepts for marketers.