Our first guest is Papatya Tankut, R.Ph and Vice President of Pharmacy Affairs for CVS Health. She discusses discusses this year’s flu season and recent survey results, and breaks down the latest from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on flu vaccines and inform consumers on where to get vaccinated.
Papatya Tankut is Vice President of Pharmacy Affairs for CVS Health. Tankut is responsible for engaging with nonprofit, governmental and health-based organizations to expand CVS Health’s efforts to improve and enhance pharmacy care. Tankut began her career as a pharmacist at CVS Pharmacy in 1994. She has held various positions within the organization, including Vice President of Pharmacy Professional Services; Director, Pharmacy Recruiting and Professional Relations; and Manager of Professional and College Relations. In those roles she helped develop the company’s pharmacist recruitment strategies and initiatives, and oversaw the regulatory compliance, quality assurance and patient safety, and retail clinical services departments. Tankut graduated from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. For more information go to CVS.com
Our next guests are David Mannino, M.D and Sean Cummings discussing COPD.
David Mannino. M.D helped to launch the COPD Foundation after his retirement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2004, where he worked in the Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch. At the COPD he served as a board member from 2004 through 2015, chairman of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee from 2010 through 2015, and Chief Scientific Officer from 2015 to 2017. Dr. Mannino recently joined GlaxoSmithKline as a regional medical expert.
Sean Cummings a COPD Expert and patient diagnosed with COPS 5 years ago will share his story. Sean brings awareness and understanding of what COPD is and will outline ways to manage the often-challenging symptoms of COPD, both physically and mentally, he takes a positive and active approach to managing the disease. For more information go to COPD.com https://youtu.be/Ncx9yvaz_Mk
Our final guest is Parenting author and lifestyle expert Jeannette Kaplun she discusses the subject: “Empowering Teens through Smart Spending”. She shares Amazon Introduces a New Way for Teens to Shop Independently While Parents Stay in the Know.
Healthy spending habits are an important step to master on the road to adulthood. From birthday checks to a teenager’s first paycheck, learning how to save and making smart shopping decisions are essential skills for success in today’s world. Amazon has introduced a new way for teens to shop and enjoy the full Amazon experience in a safe and independent way while also empowering parents. This new program gives teens the freedom to explore, shop, and make buying decisions while their parents stay in the know.
With their own login, teens can shop independently while still keeping their parents informed so that they can course correct if needed. What’s more, parents can approve every order or set pre-approved spending limits, offering teens a customized level of autonomy that can change and grow as they do.
An award-winning journalist, spokesperson, TV personality, internationally recognized parenting author and lifestyle expert, Jeannette Kaplun has over 18 years of experience on TV, radio, online media and as a published writer in English and Spanish. Born in El Paso, Texas, and raised in Chile, Jeannette is truly bilingual and bicultural. A photography fan, Jeannette resides in Miami, Florida, with her husband and two children. In 2012 she was part of the Bloggers4Haiti group that visited Haiti two years after the earthquake and continues to be involved in helping the Haitian people. She is also an active supporter of ONE.org, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Shot@Life, Share our Strength, Common Threads and other charities. For more information on Amazon’s new program go to amazon.com