Fairfax Channel 36 4/23/2019

Our guest today is Barbara Hong, the author of FAILING UP: A Professor’s Odyssey of Flunking, Determination and Hope, they often conclude that her life must have always been enriched. They assume she had loving, successful parents and all the support she needed to reach her goals. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Hong’s path to an Ivy League university and beyond started in a filthy tenement in Singapore where she lived with an abusive father and an illiterate mother. Even as a child of six, she worked in her sweatshop home to help with extra money, which her father often wasted on alcohol. As she endured his drinking and abuse, she feared that the pain she internalized could shatter her.

Barbara Hong received her doctorate from Columbia University in Special Education in addition to three master’s degrees in Instructional Practices, Policy & Leadership, and as a Learning Specialist from the same institution. She was a three-time recipient of the prestigious Senior Fulbright Scholar award, and the First Honorable Visiting Scholar to Taiwan Municipal University of Education.

Hong has been a professor for more than sixteen years at the time of this publication and has taught in New York, Texas, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Hawaii. In 2014, Hong was appointed by the US State Department, Bureau of International and Information Programs, as a Speaker Specialist and Expert on Disability where she consults with governmental agencies around the globe.

Hong is a recipient of the national Teacher-of-Honor award by the international honor society in education and her University Exemplary Faculty Award. Currently, Hong is a Professor and Program Coordinator of Special Education at Brigham Young University-Hawaii. For more information, visit www.barbarahong.com.  FAILING UP is her first book.

 

Our next guest is Dr. Mary Dale Peterson, President of American Society of Anesthesiologists . Dr. Peterson will discuss how parents can safely manage their children’s use of pain medications and how physician anesthesiologists can help guide parents to reduce the risks. She will also be giving the results of a New Survey on The Crisis of Children and Opioid Addiction.

 

 

Our next guest is Charles Davidson, MD, Clinical Chief of Cardiology at the Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute. Dr. Davidson is and an interventional cardiologist, will discuss how valve and/or coronary disease is diagnosed, and what to look for in a doctor or hospital to get evaluated and treated. He’ll also discuss how you can take steps to halt the progress of heart disease by understanding your risk factors and modifying the ones you can that can to lengthen and improve the quality of your life. For more information please visit www.nm.org/radio

 

Melissa Ridolfi, Vice President, Fidelity Investments. She will be giving the results of a new study which focused on What American’s Top 3 Financial Resolutions are for 2019
What are their regrets are that derailed their progress toward keeping their financial resolutions for 2018 and What are their top financial concerns for 2019. Melissa Ridolfi is Vice President of Retirement and College Leadership for Personal Investing (PI), a unit of Fidelity Investments. Fidelity Investments is a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing and other financial products and services to more than 20 million individuals, institutions and financial intermediaries.

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Radio Fairfax Channel 36 3-19-2019

Our guest today is Barbara Hong, the author of FAILING UP: A Professor’s Odyssey of Flunking, Determination and Hope, they often conclude that her life must have always been enriched. They assume she had loving, successful parents and all the support she needed to reach her goals. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Hong’s path to an Ivy League university and beyond started in a filthy tenement in Singapore where she lived with an abusive father and an illiterate mother. Even as a child of six, she worked in her sweatshop home to help with extra money, which her father often wasted on alcohol. As she endured his drinking and abuse, she feared that the pain she internalized could shatter her.

Barbara Hong received her doctorate from Columbia University in Special Education in addition to three master’s degrees in Instructional Practices, Policy & Leadership, and as a Learning Specialist from the same institution. She was a three-time recipient of the prestigious Senior Fulbright Scholar award, and the First Honorable Visiting Scholar to Taiwan Municipal University of Education.

Hong has been a professor for more than sixteen years at the time of this publication and has taught in New York, Texas, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Hawaii. In 2014, Hong was appointed by the US State Department, Bureau of International and Information Programs, as a Speaker Specialist and Expert on Disability where she consults with governmental agencies around the globe.

Hong is a recipient of the national Teacher-of-Honor award by the international honor society in education and her University Exemplary Faculty Award. Currently, Hong is a Professor and Program Coordinator of Special Education at Brigham Young University-Hawaii. For more information, visit www.barbarahong.com.  FAILING UP is her first book.

 

Our next guest is Dr. Mary Dale Peterson, President of American Society of Anesthesiologists . Dr. Peterson will discuss how parents can safely manage their children’s use of pain medications and how physician anesthesiologists can help guide parents to reduce the risks. She will also be giving the results of a New Survey on The Crisis of Children and Opioid Addiction.

 

 

Our last guest is Charles Davidson, MD, Clinical Chief of Cardiology at the Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute. Dr. Davidson is and an interventional cardiologist, will discuss how valve and/or coronary disease is diagnosed, and what to look for in a doctor or hospital to get evaluated and treated. He’ll also discuss how you can take steps to halt the progress of heart disease by understanding your risk factors and modifying the ones you can that can to lengthen and improve the quality of your life. For more information please visit www.nm.org/radio

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KKIM1000 AM & KXKS1090/WWLN1080AM /WDZY1290AM /103.3FM KWDF 840AM/99.7FM/WBRI1500 AM &WBRI 96.7 FM 3/16/2019

Our first guest today is Dr. Deborah Clegg will discuss: Is a plant-based diet the right choice? She has vital information on the potential health benefits and risks of a plant-based diet for patients with chronic kidney disease, including hyperkalemia (pronounced hyper-kah-leema), which refers to having abnormally high blood potassium levels.

 Dr. Deborah Clegg, affiliated with Cedars-Sinai, UCLA and American University and lead study investigator on plant-based diets in people with CKD, has vital information for patients whose kidneys are not functioning properly. For them, newer treatment options that help facilitate the body’s potassium levels may be beneficial, while also maximizing the benefit of a plant-based diet. For more information on Dr. Clegg go to https://www.emedevents.com/speaker-profile/deborah-j-clegg-  21188 For further information on hyperkalemia, please visit highpotassium.com.

 

Our second guest is Rajesh N Keswani, MD, MS – Associate Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology and Hepatology) / Medical Director of Quality for the Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center.  March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Dr. Rajesh Keswani, is a colorectal cancer expert will discuss how important it is for  screening, trends, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatments. For more information please visit www.nm.org/radio

 

Gene Goldman, Chief Investment Officer and Director of Research of Cetera Investment Management, will  discuss the markets and why investors are more optimistic now than ever. He’ll also discuss the consumer confidence numbers that were released on February 26, and the GDP data that were released on February 28, as well as outline the market’s favorite and least favorite sectors.

Gene Goldman is responsible for the strategic direction and continued growth of the firm’s research offerings. His role includes setting the vision for superior capabilities and enabling the delivery of objective investment advice. He provides day-to-day oversight of Cetera Investment Management, with a focus on providing unbiased research about the economy and financial markets, asset allocation strategies, mutual funds and other investment related topics. Mr. Goldman also helps oversee the investment committee and their commitment to delivering thought leadership on the economy, financial markets and investment strategies, as well as implementation and practice recommendations for advisers . For more information, please visit www.cetera.com  

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