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14

Nov

2018

Dr. Leana Wen, Day One: Charting Planned Parenthood’s Course for Protecting Women’s Health

Author: Caffeine

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Leana Wen, newly appointed President of the Planned Parenthood Federation of American. Dr. Wen talks about successful interventions she launched as Baltimore’s Health Commissioner on opioids, maternal mortality and gun violence, planning to take her tough public health approach to addressing challenges to women’s health and reproductive rights in America.                     

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7

Nov

2018

Targeted Therapies and Big Cost Savings: Personalized Medicine Coalition President Edward Abrahams on Precision Medicine’s Potential

Author: Caffeine

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Edward Abrahams, President of the Personalized Medicine Coalition which supports the emerging science of precision medicine and the huge potential it holds for cost savings with pharmacogenomics, targeted therapies, and improved outcomes for patients and health systems. They discuss the Coalition’s upcoming summit at Harvard which will bring together policy makers, leading scientists, advocates and provider organizations to devise strategies for advancing precision medicine.

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5

Nov

2018

NIMAA Appoints Elena Thomas Faulkner CEO

Denver Resident Takes Helm of Nation’s Most Innovative Medical Assistant Training Program

The National Institute for Medical Assistant Advancement (NIMAA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Elena Thomas Faulkner as its CEO. She joins NIMAA from Denver’s La Clinica Tepeyac, Inc. where she served as Chief Strategy Officer, and will be based in NIMAA’s Denver office. 

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31

Oct

2018

“She Has Her Mother’s Laugh” – New York Times Science Writer Carl Zimmer on Heredity and the Genomics Revolution

Author: Caffeine

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with award-winning New York Times science writer and columnist Carl Zimmer on his critically acclaimed book, “She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions and Potentials of Heredity” on the dramatic scientific discovery underway fueled by genomics. He discusses the genome’s role in understanding heredity and how personalized medicine will be advanced once the science and medical communities master their knowledge of how genomics impact health and disease.

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24

Oct

2018

Mental Health Crisis in America: National Council for Behavioral Health CEO Linda Rosenberg on Causes and Solutions

Author: Caffeine

This week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Linda Rosenberg, CEO of the National Council for Behavioral Health on their recent report done with the Cohen Veterans Network confirming that America’s mental health crisis is a result of lack of access to care. She discusses the need to remove barriers to behavioral care, the need to embed behavioral health in primary care and for much better mental health and addiction training for providers and social workers.

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