Episode 147 – Can You Mend My Broken Heart? Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie
Can You Mend My Broken Heart? – On Saturday, February 4, our host Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie catted with Dr. Paul Mather, a nationally recognized leader in the management of heart failure and heart transplants. Listen to hear about the causes, symptoms and treatment of heart failure from this award winning cardiologist from Penn.
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Physician Leader, Heart Failure Disease Management in the Heart Failure/Transplant Program
Director, Faculty Development, Division of Cardiology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
David Dorschu, CEO, Recovery Centers of America at Raritan Bay
This week’s topic —The RCA Mission: Saving Lives from the Disease of Addiction
David Dorschu, MS, has over eighteen years of experience in the substance abuse field, serving in various leadership positions which incorporate the entire continuum of care, including Clinical Director, Risk Management Director, QA Director, Outpatient Program Director, and currently as Chief Executive Officer of the Recovery Centers of America at Raritan Bay drug and alcohol addiction treatment center.
Your Real Champion® – Cheers! Here’s to Dry January Every Month of the Year!
In 2010, Rob Long was on his way to the NFL draft when his hopes were dashed by the diagnosis of a rare type of brain tumor. After working through treatment, this determined warrior has set his sights on a new goalpost as the Executive Director of Uplifting Athletes – the foundation whose mission is to inspire the rare disease community with hope through the power of sports.
Learn more about Uplifting Athletes here: www.upliftingathletes.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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