My Healthy Self: Kathleen M. O’Hanlon, MD

My Healthy Self: Kathleen M. O'Hanlon, MD

We’re all on a daily journey for a healthier lifestyle. Whether that means eating healthier, working out or relaxing, taking care of yourself should be a priority. No one knows that better than physicians and health care providers.

Find out what members of our Marshall Health community do in their daily lives and use it as motivation to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Kathleen M. O’Hanlon, MD, shares some of her healthy habits with us.

What is your go-to healthy breakfast?
Hard-boiled eggs and a homemade “healthy breakfast bread” made with whole wheat, wheat germ, chia seeds, nuts, etc.

What is your favorite type of exercise?
I enjoy hiking in the woods with my Labrador retrievers or using an elliptical machine (if I have to stay indoors).

What keeps you motivated during a workout?
I listen to audible books or watch “The TODAY Show” to help pass the time.

What activities do you do when you can’t fit a full workout in your schedule?
I take short 10-minute walks as often as possible.

What is your favorite healthy snack?
Ice cream (is that “healthy”???)

What hobbies help you relax?
Yoga and tai chi

What is the #1 health tip you live by?
Get a good night’s sleep every night!


Kathleen O'Hanlon, MD

Dr. O’Hanlon is a board-certified family medicine physician and a professor in the department of family & community health at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. She specializes in aesthetics and dermatology.