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ADOPTION, ADDICTION, HEALING AND HELPING: A PERSONAL JOURNEY

Guest:  David Bohl, Addiction Counselor and author At seven days old, David Bohl was adopted into a loving family. Even as he was embraced and doted on by parents who told him he was special because he was adopted, he felt confused about who he was. Why had someone relinquished him? What was wrong with… Read more »

PUBLIC HEALTH RISKS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

Guest:  Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH, Director, UW Global Health Institute…. It is the politics of climate change that is unsettled – not the science, says Professor Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH who is an expert on global health and the impact climate change is having on it. Professor Patz is Director of the UW Global Health… Read more »

WISCONSIN ALZHEIMER’S INSTITUTE WRAPS ITS WORK AROUND ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

Guest:  Jane Mahoney, MD, Professor, UW Division of Geriatrics and Director, Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute The Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute was founded in 1998 and is within the UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health. It is separate from the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center which was established in 2009 at UW with a grant from the… Read more »

KEEPING YOUR CAREER ON TRACK

Guest:  David Noer, PhD, Organization Development Consultant; Honorary Senior Fellow, Center for Creative Leadership; Professor Emeritus of Business Leadership, Elon University; Author You’ve done everything right so far: You have a great education in a field with high potential. You are bright, talented, motivated, and your professional value has been embraced. You are employed in… Read more »

WISCONSIN’S VOLUNTEER OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM FOR LONG TERM CARE

Guests:  Julia Pierstorff, Volunteer Coordinator for the Ombudsman Program;  Dale Sankey, Volunteer Ombudsman   Volunteers are often called unsung heroes. This is certainly true of the volunteers who are part of the Volunteer Ombudsman Program within Wisconsin’s Board of Aging and Long Term Care. This ongoing program which currently serves residents in nursing homes in… Read more »