On Saturday, April 2nd, our host Dr. Marianne Ritchie was joined by Dr. Behzad Pavri who is a highly respected cardiologist and an expert in abnormal heart rhythms. Since the first pacemaker was inserted into a human being 60 years ago, great advances have been made in these lifesaving devices including pacemakers and defibrillators.
Dr. Joe Rinaldi has a beautiful perspective about the big picture of life with remarkable wisdom well beyond his 27 years and a positive attitude that is contagious.
Diagnosed with Best Disease, he is gradually losing his sight but realizes that everyone has a struggle and that everything happens for a reason. “I’m grateful to be going blind. What I’ve lost in sight, I’ve gained in vision”.
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? Nominate them now!
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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