Phil Gutis was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease at the young age of 54. This former reporter for the NY Times became a champion for the cause of early recognition and treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease. More recently he joined the Board of Directors of “Voices of Alzheimer’s” – a non-profit with the mission to empower people living with or at risk of Alzheimer’s to drive equitable access to innovation in treatment and care.
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 PINKPLUS triple cancer screening program, and the BLUE LIGHTS CAMPAIGNfor Colon Cancer Awareness.
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