Greenville, North Carolina

According to the American Heart Association, walking has the lowest dropout rate of any physical activity. Think it doesn’t do any good? Think again. Walking is low impact and easier on the joints than running. It is safe – with a doctor’s okay – for people with orthopedic ailments, heart conditions, and those who are more than 20% overweight. In addition, research has shown that you could gain two hours of life for each hour of regular exercise! That quick stroll around the block seems a little more worthwhile now, doesn’t it?

Walk with a Future Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. You’ll take a few minutes to learn about a current health topic from a healthcare provider or medical student, then spend the rest of the hour enjoying a healthy walk and fun conversation. It’s a great way to get out, get active, and enjoy all the benefits that come from walking. Walk your own pace and distance.

The Walk with a Doc program was started in Columbus, OH in April of 2005 by Dr. David Sabgir and has now expanded throughout the world. You don’t need any special gear and there are no special rules. Our walking groups are a safe, fun, and FREE place to get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends.

City and State:
Greenville, NC

Powered By:
East Carolina University – Brody School of Medicine

Upcoming Walks:

August 14th – 9 am – Dr. Clinton Faulk – Chair and Residency Director of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department 

September 25th – 9 am – Dr. Jason Higginson – Executive Dean, Brody School of Medicine

October 23rd – 9 am – Dr. Megan Ferderber – Sports Medicine Resident Education Director

November 13th – 9 am – Dr Karlene Cunningham – Director of Research, Vice-Chair of Diversity and Inclusion

Walk Location:
Lake Laupus- 500 Health Science Dr.

Walk Leaders:
John Norbury, MD
Ben Wise
Clint Faulk, MD
Alley Richardson
Ali Arafat

Contact Information:
Ben Wise
wiseja19@students.ecu.edu