W4CY & W4VET 05/17/2018

Our first guest is Dr Andrea Sanchez from Banfield Pet Hospital, will discuss: How pets are infected with heartworm disease, as well as signs and symptoms
risk factors, prevalence of the disease for your area and where your state ranks in terms of overall heartworm health and ways to protect your pet from heartworm, including preventive medications.

Dr. Andrea Sanchez has been practicing small animal veterinary medicine since graduating from Oregon State University in 2007. She currently serves as Senior Manager of Veterinary Policies and Standards at Banfield Pet Hospital’s headquarters in Vancouver, WA. Dr. Sanchez has been with Banfield ever since graduating veterinary school, and she originally practiced their hospitals in Austin and San Antonio, Texas, where heartworm disease is very common. She has also lead several trips through the Mars Ambassador Program and the Banfield Foundation to provide heartworm testing, treatment, and other preventive care in Heartworm endemic areas like Louisiana and Puerto Rico.


Dr. Terri Gleason of the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Research & Development is available for you and your listeners on Thursday, May 2 to discuss the upcoming VA Research Week, award-winning scientific discoveries, , as well as the multitude of Research Week events taking place at VA medical centers across the country. 

 Dr. Gleason has a distinguished research career of nearly twenty years VA service. Prior to her appointment, Dr. Gleason held a variety of leadership assignments: (Acting) Deputy Chief Research & Development Officer, (Acting) Director, Biomedical Laboratory Research & Development Service, (Acting) Director, Clinical Science Research & Development Service, Senior Program Manager, Transformational Initiative, Program Manager, Clinical Trials, Research Lead for US DVA, Senior International Forum of Veterans Administrations, Program Manager Career Development,  and Portfolio Manager Behavioral & Psychiatric Disorders Research. Dr. Gleason possesses a Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuropsychology, George Washington University, and a Master of Philosophy, George Washington University, Washington DC. 

 For more information please visit: www.research.va.gov


Our third guest is John Goodwin, President Galaxy Press, he will be discussing the winners of the Annual  L. Ron Hubbard  Writers and Illustrators of the Future Achievement Awards on in Hollywood, California this past April 2018.

The annual L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future anthology, featuring new authors selected by a panel of blue ribbon judges, is likewise published by Galaxy Press. Realizing the tremendous wealth of fiction writings and content created by L. Ron Hubbard, the Galaxy Press staff continuously strive to create new product lines, maximize the value of the works and making them available in every format to new audiences. John will also so discuss how to enter the contest and some of the past winners and upcoming events for Galaxy Press.

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