Our first guest is Rick Horrow, host, Power of Sports TV. We’re all looking for good news and inspiring stories on television – well, look no further. The new Power of Sports TV show illustrates what’s possible when people come together through sports to uplift their local community. Monthly segments share inspiring stories of people, organizations and communities’ that are creating opportunities for youth to thrive through sports – motivating them to stay in school and prepare for life beyond the classroom.
Hosted by sports industry insider Rick Horrow, aka the “Sports Professor”, Power of Sports takes viewers into conversations with influential thought leaders to understand how different sports and business organizations are engaging America’s youth to help drive positive social change. Each 30-minute episode focuses on a US city and highlights local leaders who are creating opportunities to inspire today’s youth through sports.
The Power of Sports TV show will air on Fox Sports stations nationwide and is presented by Group One Thousand One. For More Information Connect with the Show on Twitter @PowerofSportsTV and click here for show times.
Mr. Loren Shook : Silverado President, CEO, Chairman and Co-founder, Co-Author of the newly-released book, “New Possibilities in Memory Care: The Silverado Story. Mr. Shook discuss some of the latest research and innovations that can truly change the lives of patients, families and caregivers. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, every 66 seconds someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer’s disease, which is the most common form of dementia. Although there is no cure, there is hope: new studies show there are techniques to enhance the quality of life and slow the progression of the disease. For more information, go to: silverado.com/newpossibilities
Our first guests today are Dr. Leonard Friedland, VP, director of Scientific Affairs and Public Health, Vaccines, North America at GSK. He is also a licensed pediatrician in the state of Pennsylvania. Dr. Friedland has held many positions in clinical research and development with GSK since 2003, specializing in infectious disease vaccination.
Prior to his work at GSK, Dr. Friedland was Division Chief, Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Friedland studied medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and conducted his residency in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and his fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, also in Philadelphia.
Joining Dr. Friedland is Serese Marotta, Chief Operating Officer, Families Fighting Flu. They will discuss Protecting your family from Flu this Winter. Serese Marotta is the Chief Operating Officer of Families Fighting Flu. In October 2009, her 5-year-old son, Joseph, died as a result of complications of influenza. Both Serese and her husband, Joe, are strong advocates for influenza vaccination and every year they get themselves and their daughter vaccinated against the flu. www.familiesfightingflu.org
Our last guest is Ken Dashow, discusses why he’s joined the new educational campaign ‘Tune in to AFib, Take Note of Stroke Risk,’ why Americans should ‘tune in’ to AFib-related stroke risk, and explain what people can do to take action, including visiting TuneintoAFib.com to take a simple quiz to help support the National Stroke Association.
On-air radio personality Ken Dashow, from New York’s Q104.3 Classic Rock station, knows how important it is for people to ‘tune in’ to AFib – he has a close friend living with the condition and was shocked to learn about the increased risk of stroke. Ken is asking people to get ‘in tune’ with AFib and encouraging those living with the condition to talk to their doctor about how to help reduce the risk for stroke. For more information go to TuneintoAFib.com to take a simple quiz to help support the National Stroke Association.