Alan Helgeson

Meet Alan

Alan Helgeson is a marketing business partner for Sanford Health, working with orthopedics, heart and neurosciences. He has over 20 years of experience as a Sioux Falls radio broadcaster. Contact Alan at (605) 312-4369 / alan.helgeson@sanfordhealth.org.

Latest Posts


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Genetic counseling in cancer: Podcast with Larissa Risty

Find out why genetic counseling is useful and how to explore family history
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Managing joint pain and treatments: Podcast

"A lot of times the patient says, 'I wish I would have done this earlier'"
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Profile by Sanford Health growth: Podcast

Look into the future of the weight loss franchise
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Podcast

Learn how respiratory rehab helps people with chronic breathing problems.
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Sanford Health public affairs: Podcast

Partnerships promote working together to help people across the region.
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Sanford International golf: Podcast

Greg Conrad, tournament director, discusses this world-class golfing event.
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Organ donation: Podcast

Organ donation is an important medical topic but often a hard one to discuss with loved ones. April is Donate Life month and a time to raise the profile of organ donation and the role it can have in saving lives. In this program, Jenna Truckenbrod, P.A., Sanford Transplant services and Tammy Davis, living organ donor, […]
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American Indian health: Podcast

The Collaborative Research Center for American Indian Health (CRCAIH) is a collaboration focused on the health of rural and Native American populations. The 2018 summit marks the event’s sixth year. In this program, DenYelle Kenyon, Pd.D. and Melissa Buffallo, senior clinical research specialist, discuss the presenters and topics for this event, titled “Finding Your Narrative”. […]
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SDSU team doctor shares insight into teams’ winning season

The men’s and women’s basketball teams from South Dakota State University, one of the schools for which Sanford Health is the exclusive sports medicine provider, play this week in the first round of the NCAA Division I tournaments. The men meet Ohio State on Thursday and the women take on Villanova on Friday. Chad Kurtenbach, […]
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Running/triathlon training: Podcast

Running outdoors and training for a triathlon takes plenty of hard work and commitment to training. In this program, experts from the Sanford Wellness Center, Meghan Glover, personal trainer and Kathy Grady, triathlon coach, discuss helpful tips in training for outdoor running and to start you on the right road to signing up and completing your […]
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Importance of organ donation: Podcast

Organ donation is an important medical topic but often a hard one to discuss with loved ones. April is Donate Life month and a time to raise the profile of organ donation and the role it can have in saving lives. In this program, Thavam Thambi-Pillai, M.D., surgical director of Sanford Transplant Center, discusses what it […]
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Donella Herman, M.D., and Kate Higgins, Psy.D. to talk concussions

Concussions and sports medicine: Podcast

In the competitive world of athletics, the quest to go faster and jump higher makes athletes perform at a level never-before thought of. At these levels, athletes can be at increased risks for injury and concussions. Sanford Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is one of the largest providers of sports medicine expert care to athletes and teams. Concussions […]
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Be smart about your heart: Podcast

Each day, nearly 2,300 Americans die of cardiovascular disease. This breaks down to an average of one death every 39 seconds. February is American Heart Month and an opportunity to share the important information you need to know about heart disease — the leading cause of death in the United States. In this program, Orvar […]
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The science of improving your golf game: Podcast

Golf is a game of complex movements, and resulting golf injuries can be very complex to identify. These injuries may keep you from returning to the game and may affect other areas of your life as well. The Sanford POWER Golf Academy is a collaborative program that leverages golf experts with expertise in sports physical […]
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Keith Hansen, M.D., who talks about oncofertility

Understanding Oncofertility: Podcast

Oncofertility is a branch of medicine for those about to receive a treatment that may be destructive to ovaries or testicles, affecting fertility. “Oncofertility helps in preparing for those that are to undergo therapy treatment, by addressing fertility for the future so they can have a baby once they conclude the treatment that they are […]
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