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Published on May 09, 2017

Saint Mary’s Hospital Physicians to be Featured May 10th on WATR 1320 AM

Station to Broadcast Live from “Dessert with the Docs” at “Sparkle 2017”

WATERBURY, Conn. (May 9, 2017) ─ “Sparkle 2017,” the signature women’s health event sponsored by Saint Mary’s Spirit of Women Network has sold out, but you can still join us for a special live broadcast from the Glass Room at the Aqua Turf Club on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 6 to 7 p.m. on WATR Radio 1320 AM.

Dr. Gregory Colodner talks with a guest at Sparkle 2016This special edition of “Medically Speaking” sponsored by Saint Mary’s Spirit of Women Network will feature a live broadcast from “Dessert with the Docs” at “Sparkle 2017” hosted by WATR’s Larry Rifkin and Robin Sills, RN, Physician Liaison, Saint Mary’s Hospital. Rifkin and Sills will be talking with some of the 30 Saint Mary’s Hospital physicians who will represent a full range of medical and surgical specialties during “Dessert with the Docs.” This unique event-within-an-event will provide guests at “Sparkle” with an opportunity to speak one-on-one with Saint Mary’s physicians, ask questions and enjoy the incredible specialty desserts prepared just for this event by Sweet Maria’s in Waterbury.

Live streaming is available at If you miss this or other episodes of “Medically Speaking,” they are available through Saint Mary’s podcast. Go to and search “Medically Speaking to subscribe for free.

Above: Gregory Colodner, M.D., Medical Director of Saint Mary's Sleep Disorders Center, speaks with a guest during "Dessert with the Docs" at "Sparkle 2016."

About Saint Mary’s Hospital

Saint Mary’s Hospital is a nonprofit Catholic acute care community teaching hospital that has served Greater Waterbury since 1909 and is now a member of Trinity Health – New England. Licensed for 347 beds, Saint Mary’s is designated as a Level II Trauma Center, offers award-winning cardiac and stroke care and houses the region’s only pediatric emergency care unit. As the leading provider of surgical services in Greater Waterbury, Saint Mary’s was the first to introduce the daVinci® Robotic Surgery System. The hospital’s satellites and affiliates extend from Waterbury to Wolcott, Cheshire, Naugatuck, Southbury, Prospect and Watertown. Visit and click on Spirit of Women for more information and follow us on Facebook at SaintMarysHospitalCT, Instagram and Twitter at @SaintMarysCT.

About Trinity Health - New England

Trinity Health - New England is an integrated nonprofit health care delivery system formed in 2015 and is a member of Trinity Health located in Livonia, MI, one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. Trinity Health - New England is comprised of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut; Johnson Memorial Medical Center, Johnson Memorial Hospital, and Johnson Health Care and Home & Community Health Services in Stafford Springs, Connecticut; and The Sisters of Providence Health System, which includes Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts; Providence Behavioral Health Hospital in Holyoke, Massachusetts; Weldon Rehabilitation Hospital, Springfield, Massachusetts; Brightside for Families and Children; and Mercy Continuing Care Network that includes Mercy Homecare, Mercy Hospice and Mercy LIFE.

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