Our guests today are Meredith Vieiraa 14-time Emmy Award-winning host, executive producer and anchor and Dr. Susan V. Bukata, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at UCLA Health, Department of Orthopaedics. The discussion is on Osteoporosis and why it is so important to have information on a new treatment option for postmenopausal osteoporosis.
Meredith Vieira is a 14-time Emmy Award-winning host, executive producer and anchor. Most recently, she served as executive producer on the award-winning documentary “TOWER.” Vieira hosted and served as executive producer on her own nationally syndicated daytime talk show, titled “The Meredith Vieira Show,” which premiered in September 2014 and ran for two seasons. Previously, she received critical acclaim for her hosting of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,” “The Today Show,” and “The View.”
Vieira founded and is CEO of “Meredith Vieira Productions,” which develops and produces film, television, and theatre. A native of Providence, R.I., Vieira received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tufts University in Medford, Mass. She has three children, Ben, Gabe, and Lily, with her husband, best-selling author and journalist, Richard Cohen.
Dr. Susan V. Bukata, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at UCLA Health, Department of Orthopaedics. She is a member of the University of California, Los Angeles faculty with a significant research interest in bone fragility and bone healing. Prior to joining the UCLA Orthopaedic Center faculty, Dr. Bukata spent eight years on faculty at the University of Rochester, where she helped develop and implement the Geriatric Fracture treatment algorithm now followed around the world. She is a member of the National Osteoporosis Foundation Board of Trustees. For more information go to BoneNews.com
Our second guest today is Joseph Pickard – Chief Economist and Director of Commodities at the ISRI. He will be discussing The Economic and Environmental Benefits of Recycling and th New Study That Reveals Strong Economic Impact of U.S. Scrap Recycling Industry.
Joseph Pickard serves as the Chief Economist and Director of Commodities at The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. in Washington D.C., where he conducts research and analysis on commodity and scrap market developments and the key economic role that recycling plays both in the U.S. and abroad. As a current member of the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee and Industry Trade Advisory Committee No. 9, he serves as an advisor on recycling related trade issues to the U.S. Commerce Department and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. He also serves as the General Delegate to the Stainless Steel Committee at the Bureau of International Recycling. He holds an M.A. in Economics from Virginia Tech, a B.A. in Political Science from Loyola University Maryland and also studied at George Mason University and KU Leuven in Belgium. For more information please visit: www.isri.org
Our third guest is Kevin Condon, Preferred Rewards Executive, Bank of America. He discusses the following subject: Summer Travel Tips: Expert Advice on Getting the Most for Your $$$ and Maximizing Rewards. As we approach the end of June, the summer travel season kicks into high gear. Whether you’re traveling domestically or internationally; taking a “dream vacation” to a resort paradise; planning fine dining and a five-star hotel stay; or simply rounding up the kids for a camping expedition… there are easy ways to ensure that these rewarding experiences also earn rewards for your wallet!
Kevin Condon is Senior Vice President of Relationship Products and Operations at Bank of America. He is responsible for Rewards Programs across all products for Consumer & Small Business Banking. He is also responsible for product management for Small Business & Wealth Management Credit Card, Small Business & Wealth Management Deposits and Small Business loans. Kevin joined a legacy Bank of America company, LaSalle Bank, in 2000 in Corporate Development. He was promoted to Senior Vice President and head of Corporate Development in 2002. He was appointed head of the Customer Experience team for LaSalle’s retail bank in 2004 and was promoted to director of product management and consumer marketing for the retail bank in 2006. In 2008, he joined Bank of America’s Deposits products team, holding multiple roles in Product Management across all Consumer deposit products. For more information please visit www.bankofamerica.com/preferred-rewards