WSKY 1230AM WDZY1290AM/103.3FM KWDF 840AM/99.7FM 03/17/2018

Our first guest is March is Dr. Doug Robertson MD, MPH, Chief, Gastroenterology at White River Junction VA Medical Center. March is colorectal cancer awareness month, a time to remind Americans of the importance of screening and the strides being made in cancer research. The VA is now conducting its largest-ever clinical trial involving more than 50,000 Veterans, a trial that aims to learn which test is best for colorectal cancer screening. On March 8, Dr. Jason Dominitz and Dr. Douglas Robertson, co-chairs of the “CONFIRM” clinical trial, will be available for interviews. They will share the latest statistics on colorectal cancer, details about their clinical trial and what they hope to discover through their research.

Dr. Douglas Robertson earned his medical degree and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Connecticut. After his residency he went on to complete his GI fellowship training at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill. During that time he also earned an MPH in Epidemiology from the UNC School of Public Health. He now serves as Chief of Gastroenterology at the White River Junction VA (White River Junction, VT) and is Professor of Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the Dartmouth Institute in Hanover, NH. Major Committee assignments include his current role as a member of the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer.  For more information please visit https://www.va.gov

 

 

Our second guest is Ethan Dornhelm, Vice President, FICO Scores and Predictive Analytics he will discuss that FICO is providing credit scores to millions of individual consumers for free through FICO Score Open Access a program under FICO’s financial inclusion initiative.  The Open Access program enables financial institutions to provide their customers with free access to their actual FICO Score used for credit decisions and risk management – improving transparency between financial institutions and customers, and empowering individuals to take charge of their financial health.  The FICO Score Open Access program now reaches more than 250 million consumer accounts.

Ethan Dornhelm, Vice President, FICO Scores and Predictive Analytics, leads the research and analytic development of FICO® Scores globally. Ethan is responsible for maintaining the predictive power the core product line as well as research and development of new scoring products, alternative data, analytic methodologies and machine learning implementations. Most recently, his diverse and high-performance team launched the newest FICO® Score 9, FICO® Score XD, FICO® Safe Driving Score, the fifth generation score at TransUnion South Africa, and the first credit-bureau collections and application fraud scores in Turkey as well as developing the analytic features available to millions of consumers via FICO’s B2C solutions — myFICO.com and FICO® Score Open Access. Ethan has a B.S. in management science/operations research from UC San Diego. For More information go http://www.fico.com/en/products/fico-score-open-access

 

 

Our next guest is Kia Malone discussing the Women’s History Month celebration and will share:

What inspired the company to create this program tied to Women’s History Month

More about Stacy’s history rooted in female entrepreneurship

Their partnership with Step Up and the positive impact they have had.

 

 From raising families to spearheading successful companies, women have made untold contributions to society. This month, women across the country are being celebrated for their vital role in American history. In honor of women’s achievements past and present, Stacy’s is releasing limited-edition designs that deliver powerful visual messages rooted in how women are celebrating, supporting and advancing each other. To help the next generation of female leaders, Stacy’s is making a donation this month to Step Up, an organization that propels girls in under-resourced communities to fulfill their potential.

Kia Malone is a familiar face in the media landscape. She has 15+ years of broadcasting experience in both radio and local and national television, most notably as a long running host of the nationally syndicated morning TV show “The Daily Buzz”. She also served as host of “Dance League” on American Sports Network and contributor on “Hot Topics TV”.

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Our first guest is Becky Rabbitt, PharmD, an expert on Medicare Part D plans. Ms. Rabbitt will provide helpful information to people who are new to Medicare, and offer tips to current beneficiaries on how to choose the best plan for them during the upcoming Annual Open Enrollment period, which begins October 15th and ends December 7, 2017.

As vice president, Medicare solutions, Rebecca Rabbitt advises health plans on pharmacy programs for their Medicare and Medicaid populations. Her knowledge of CMS guidelines helps clients improve their Medicare Part D programs. Rebecca holds a doctorate in pharmacy from the St. Louis College of Pharmacy and has completed a clinical residency at The Jewish Hospital of St. Louis. PharmD has played an integral role in the development of Express Scripts’ Medicare Part D prescription drug plan and suite of Medicare services and solutions for clients. Medicare consumers and caregivers can learn how to make important decisions about their pharmacy coverage. For more information please visit: www.roadmapformedicare.com and www.medicare.gov.

 

 

Our next guest is Lifestyle Expert Kia Malone shares Tips to Support and Nurture a Child’s Innovation and Individuality.

Kia Malone is a familiar face in the media landscape. She has 15+ years of broadcasting experience in both radio and local and national television; most notably as a long-running host of the nationally syndicated morning TV show, ‘The Daily Buzz.’  She also served as host of, ‘Dance League,’ on American Sports Network and contributor on ‘Hot Topics TV.’  As such, Kia is backed by a broad range of experience in front of the camera; delivering everything from news to lifestyle, pop culture and entertainment content. Kia is also a wife, mother to two young children and a force to be reckoned with on the ballroom dance competition circuit.

 

 

Larry Thursby – Vice President in Standard Auto/Property, Nationwide,  offers insight about safe driving habits, the states with best and worst driving habits and other highlights from aggregate data collected through Nationwide’s SmartRide® program – an opt-in service that aggregates data from program participants to show the impact of unsafe driving habits like hard braking, fast acceleration, mileage driven and night driving. Program participants may be rewarded for safe driving habits through insurance discounts.

​Larry Thursby is a vice president for Nationwide Insurance – a top 10 provider of personal, commercial and life insurance as well as financial products. As a leader in data analytics at Nationwide, his team builds the telematics discount programs at Nationwide that encourage safe driving and help members save on insurance. For more information, go to: www.nationwide.com/smartride.jsp

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