Episode 131 – Kidney Function Part 1 Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie
On Saturday, September 17, our host Dr. Marianne Ritchie chatted with Dr. Robert L. Benz about kidney function, location, and evaluation for disease in part one of this two week series.
Dr. Benz is nationally recognized as a leader in clinical care, research, and teaching, who practices at Lankenau Hospital.
Professor of Medicine
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Thomas Jefferson University
Past Chief, Division of Nephrology
Main Line Health
Your Real Champion® – During the 1970’s, there was a sharp rise in numbers of women experiencing homelessness and many were also drawn to drug use and drug addiction. Following their devotion to serve the poor and sick, the Sisters of Mercy founded a shelter called Mercy Hospice, where single women and mothers with children find a safe haven with meals, counseling, and job training as they heal and grow in independence.
Learn more about Mercy Hospice at mercyhospicephilly.org.
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.
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 PINK PLUS triple cancer screening program, and the BLUE LIGHTS CAMPAIGN for Colon Cancer Awareness.
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