Our first guest today is Doctor Jeffrey E. Janis, President of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Janis will share tips for not only how to find the right plastic surgeon but also what questions you should ask during your consultation regarding your safety, the procedure and the surgeon’s qualifications. He will also suggest questions to ask during your consultation when considering serious surgical reconstruction procedures due to illness or non-invasive, cosmetic treatments and discuss the three R’s of plastic surgery and the Red flags you should be aware of.
Jeffrey E. Janis, MD, Columbus, Ohio, professor and executive vice chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, was named president of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the world’s largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons and foremost authority on cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
Michael Micheletti serves as the Director of Corporate Communications at Unison Home Ownership Investors. He is a former reporter for FOX News and CNN and served as news director for Clear Channel Radio. He has covered stories ranging from Barry Bonds pursuit of Hank Aaron, to Hurricane Katrina, the war in the Middle East, and the death of Pope John Paul II. He has held a variety of communications roles for MedExpert International, Nielsen, H&R Block, and now Unison Home Ownership Investors.
Joining us from Pomona, California, the site of the Eco Car 3 competition, are Brianna Antinoro from Ohio State and Mr. John Haraf, Director of Hybrid Vehicle Performance and Calibration at General Motors.
The guests will discuss the competition and talk about the 16 teams from across the U.S. and Canada that have spent the last four years designing and re-engineering the iconic Chevrolet Camaro into a hybrid-electric vehicle without sacrificing performance or safety.
Note :The Ohio State University took home first place in the third year of EcoCAR 3, an Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and General Motors Co.
For more than 30 years, engineering students have participated in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions – turning standard vehicles into fuel-efficient, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Many former students are now working for American automakers and are shaping the future of transportation and mobility. These are the next-gen, future leaders of the auto industry and they have a great story to tell!
John Haraf is currently the General Motors Director of Hybrid Vehicle Performance and Calibration. In this position, he is responsible for vehicle level hybrid system integration/performance and calibration development for all of GM’s Hybrid, Extended Range Electric and Electric Vehicles. John began his career with GM as an engine calibration engineer in the Cadillac Motor Car division and has held a wide range of leadership positions in GM’s Powertrain organization including: Premium V Engine Calibration manager, Diesel/Big Block Truck Engine Integration manager, Executive Technical Assistant for Powertrain Engineering, Director of Engine Management System hardware design/release and Director of Engine Development, Calibration and Verification for all of GM’s North American gas engine vehicle applications. John is a licensed Professional Engineer and a member of SAE. For more information on the Eco Car 3 competition go to http://ecocar3.org