Rani G. Whitfield: The Hip-Hop Doc
Dr. Rani G. Whitfield MD is incorporating new methods to reach his patients about taking care of themselves. Rani, a board certified family physician practicing in Baton Rogue Louisiana is using Hip-Hop to speak about preventive measures for HIV, hypertension, diabetes and other death causing illness affecting the African American community at alarming rates.
Recently releasing his album State of Emergency, Rani, known in the world of Hip-Hop as “The Hip-Hop Doc” and “H2D” is using lectures and music to the youth to promote a healthy lifestyle which they can carry into adulthood.
Having appeared on lecture circuits across the country and performing as well, H2D has been featured on 106 & Park and national talk shows of Michael Baisden and Tom Joyner. Encouraging exercise, eating healthy and seeing your family physician on the regular, H2D manages to promote better living without sounding gimmicky and also has several star patients including Louisiana, MC, Lil’ Boosie, who suffers from diabetes.
Check out Hip-Hop Wired’s interview with The Hip-Hop Doc who’ll be contributing to the site and bringing important health issues to the forefront. Also for more info on H2D, log on to www.h2doc.com.