Tina marks October 8, 2009 as the beginning of her new life. After years of heavy cigarette smoking, she and her son quit smoking and are on the journey together toward a healthier life. She is a Face of COPD and serves as the State Advocacy Captain for PA, lending support to thousands of fellow patients.
Each week we highlight the Real Champions in your life! Your family, friends, or colleagues who go the extra mile to help others in their community. Know someone who should be featured?
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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