Dr. Jonah Stulberg, the opioid stewardship lead at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and director of opioid reduction efforts for the Illinois Surgical Quality Improvement Collaborative (ISQIC), will talk about the drug disposal program and how he is working with hospitals across the state to implement their own opioid stewardship and disposal programs. Dr. Stulberg is a general surgeon and health services researcher at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He earned a Ph.D. in Health Services Research with a concentration on Epidemiology and Biostatistics and a Master's in Public Health in Public Policy at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. His clinical interests are in complexabdominal wall reconstruction and hernia repair, and his research focuses on surgical quality improvement and public health policy. He joined the Surgical Outcomes and Quality Improvement Center (SOQIC) at Northwestern in 2015. He is currently the Director of the Opioid Reduction Efforts and runs a Video-Based Learning Collaborative for the Illinois Surgical Quality Improvement Collaborative (ISQIC), a 56-hospital quality collaborative with hospitals throughout Illinois. For more information please visit www.nm.org/radio
Nina Willdorf, Director of Content and Editorial for Coinbase, will discuss the rise of cryptocurrency education in the United States and around the world, and reveal the results of a report naming the university leaders in crypto education.She discusses how 10 years ago cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, were largely unknown to the world’s general population, now over over 56 percent of the top universities offer courses on this topic.
With colleges and universities at the forefront of innovation, would it surprise you to know that the leading higher education institutions around the world, including Stanford, Cornell, and MIT are teaching more classes on the topic of cryptocurrency than ever before? For more information go to www.Coinbase.com
Our third guest is Whitney Jaynes, President at Hemp Lyfe, LLC, Holistic Health Coach a passionate and hard-working individual, Whitney is always looking to grow both professionally and personally. As a former professional soccer player and collegiate athlete at a top D1 university, Whitney has used her passion through athletic performance to excel her to higher levels in the health and wellness industry. Once Whitney graduated with her Bachelors degree in Kinesiology from The University of Texas, she spent a little bit of time playing professionally in the NWSL league. When an injury led to an early retirement, Whitney made her way back to Austin where she was one of the top group fitness instructors in the downtown area and continued to build her health and wellness knowledge. Additionally, she focused on building her personal holistic health coaching business, and became the president of a premium CBD company, Hemp Lyfe where they help individuals who want to enhance their lifestyle with premium CBD products that make you feel good and live better. Whitney has encompassed many attributes and experiences not only through sports but also her business achievements and looks to connect with like-minded entrepreneurs and go-getter individuals looking to make a difference. For more information go to https://hemplyfe.net/
Tirrell D. Whitley – CEO of Liquid Soul and Executive Director of “Brian Banks”, The Multicultural Media Correspondents Association (MMCA)an advocacy organization leading a national call to increase media diversity, in partnership with The Walt Disney Company will present a summit entitled “Diversity in the Media Industry: Obstacles and Opportunities” at the CBCF Annual Legislative Conference. The panel will feature power players, media executives and notable actors including Terence Carter, Executive VP Drama and Comedy Development, Twentieth Century Fox Television; Michelle Ebanks, CEO Essence Communications;Pearlena Igbokwe, President of Universal Television; Vanessa Morrison, President of Fox Family; Connie Orlando,Executive Vice President, Programming, BET; and Randall Winston, Executive Producer, ABC’s black-ish andprequel series mixed-ish, and co-executive producer of the Freeform comedy series UnRelated. For more information please visit: www.mmcadc.org