On February 21, 2021, our host Dr. Marianne Ritchie will be joined by Dr. James Baker and Dr. John Zurlo who will provide an update on symptoms, testing, guidelines for returning to work after exposure, and answers to frequently asked questions about the vaccine.
James R. Baker, Jr., MD.
Dr. Baker is the founding Director of the Mary H. Weiser Food Allergy Center and the Ruth Dow Doan Professor at Michigan Medicine. For 20 years, Dr. Baker was the chief of the Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the U-M. He is also a professor of biomedical engineering in the College of Engineering and the Director of the Michigan Nanotechnology Institute for Medicine and Biological Sciences. For the past 5 years he was also the CEO and CMO of Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE) the national food allergy foundation.
John J. Zurlo, MD.
Dr. Zurlo is a Distinguished Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Infectious Disease Division at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
Trisha is “The Flower Lady” who has created a “flowering” circle around greater Philadelphia. Before a store discards day-old flowers, Trisha collects and delivers free bouquets to people who are sad, hurting, sick, anxious, addicted, homeless, or anyone in need of a little kindness.
Marianne T. Ritchie, MD was one of the first female gastroenterologists practicing in the Philadelphia area. An advocate for over 30 years, Dr. Ritchie developed the PINKPLUS triple cancer screening program, and the BLUE LIGHTS CAMPAIGNfor Colon Cancer Awareness.
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