On August 1, 2021, our host Dr. Marianne Ritchie was joined by Edward T. Creagan MD FAAHPM for a discussion on Pet Therapy. Interacting with animals can help patients recover from or cope with certain medical conditions. It can also help the patient build relationship tools that can be transferred to human relationships and build strong social networks, vital to healing from mental illness. Tune in to hear what is behind this growing trend!
Dr. Creagan is a Professor of Medical Oncology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, John and Roma Rouse Professor of Humanism in Medicine, and Palliative Care Consultant.
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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