Episode 174 – “Give Me a Head With Hair!” Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie
Your Real Champion®: “The Heart and Soul of The Drueding Center” Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie
Episode 168 – Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Athletes Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie
Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Athletes – On Saturday, August 5, Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie spoke with Dr. Matthew Martinez about those at risk and what limitations are imposed to prevent sudden cardiac arrest. The country held its collective breath when Damar Hamlin, and more recently, Bronny James each suffered a cardiac arrest. What are the causes and how commonly does it happen? Dr. Matthew Martinez is internationally recognized as an expert in congenital heart disease and creating guidelines for athletes. He is the cardiologist for the Major Soccer League, the team cardiologist for the New York Jets and a consultant for the NFL, NHL, NBA and NCAA sports organizations. He also holds leadership positions in national and international cardiology societies.
Director, Atlantic Health System Sports Cardiology
Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ
Major League Soccer
New York Jets
Consultant – NFL, NHL, NBA, NCAA
Your Real Champion – “Stayin’ Alive”
Stephanie Austin looks at every day as a gift. At age 35, she was a young mother of two boys, a super-fit soccer and tennis player, and PTA President. Early on a summer Sunday morning, her husband was fortuitously awakened by a phone call and noticed that Stephanie’s breathing pattern was irregular. He jumped into action and saved her life. Listen to this remarkable story of courage and gratitude. It will compel you to learn CPR!
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.
Each week, an expert from Recovery Centers of America shares information about addiction treatment and the importance of recovery.
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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