Episode 149 – An Update in Cardiovascular Surgery Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie
An Update in Cardiovascular Surgery – On Saturday, February 18, our host Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie chatted with national expert Dr. Nimesh Desai, a Cardiovascular Surgeon from Penn Medicine about the latest information in cardiovascular surgery.
Director, Penn Aorta Center
Director, Thoracic Aortic Surgery Research Program
Associate Professor of Surgery,
Perelman School of Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics,
The Wharton School
The University of Pennsylvania
Robert Strauber, CIP, CAI-II, CFRS, CRS
This week’s topic — Intervention
A person in long-term recovery, Rob has witnessed firsthand the devastation that Substance Use Disorder can bring to individuals and their families. Rob leads the Intervention Team at Recovery Centers of America providing families hope as family change agents and advocates for full family recovery.
Your Real Champion® – “Keep Calm and Love a Tow Truck Driver“
As a tow truck driver, Dave Torres often helps people in difficult situations – flat tire, dead battery, moved after parking illegally… but in the early hours of a cold January morning he added a new type of “delivery” service to his list, and Latasha James has a beautiful new, healthy baby boy to prove it. Tune in to hear the story of two selfless people, who are role models for all of us!
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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