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  • 01:09

    Dr. Randal Koene, NeuroScientist, NeuroEngineer & Founder

    in Business

    Dr. Koene will discuss the state of science and technology for neural prostheses and whole brain emulation. How to tackle and accomplish a complex long-term project to achieve human whole brain emulation.

    Dr. Randal A. Koene has been focusing on the functional reconstruction of neural tissue since 1994. He introduced the multi-disciplinary field of whole brain emulation and is lead curator of the scientific roadmap with which its technological development is promoted. Dr. Koene is CEO and Founder of the science foundation Carboncopies.org and neural interfaces company NeuraLink Co. He is Science Director of the 2045 Initiative and advises several neurotechnology companies and organizations. In previous roles, Dr. Koene was Director of Analysis at Silicon Valley nanotechnology company Halcyon Molecular (2010-12) and Director of the Department of Neuroengineering at Tecnalia, the third largest private research organization in Europe (2008-10). Dr. Koene was a research professor at Boston University's Center for Memory and Brain. He earned his Ph.D. studying memory mechanisms at McGill University, after obtaining an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Information Theory at Delft University of Technology. http://randalkoene.com


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  • 00:04

    A Call to Action: Get Involved Now

    in Women

    Ever heard the phrase..."If you didn't vote, you can't complain"?
    Recently a senior businesswoman remarked to me over coffee, "its all coming too fast, there is really nothing we can do!" Over the past 5 years, the post mastectomy profession has had its own personalized introduction to the political two-step, finding that politics and acts of congress control even the minutest details of the provision of breast prostheses and breast care.  

  • 00:06

    AABCP AudioBlog: Are breast prosthesis really necessary?

    in Women

    Discussion of the society's perception that breast prostheses post mastectomy are soley cosmetic in nature.

  • 00:30

    The Write Step with R Jeffreys

    in Writing

    Best Selling author, and talk show host for Tiferet Journal, Melissa Studdard will be joining me as co-host tonight.
    Our esteemed guests are the humanitarian and founder of the non-profit, non-partisan Global Medical Relief Fund, Elissa Montanti, and writer and Psychology Today columnist, Jennifer Haupt.
    Elissa Montanti: Founder and Director, Global  Medical Relief Fund for Children. In collaboration with writer Jennifer Haupt, Ms. Montanti has written “I'll Stand by You” about her personal experiences in aiding children who are missing or have lost the use of limbs or eyes, have been severely burned, or have been injured through war, natural disaster or illness throughout the world.
    Elissa founded the non-profit, non-partisan Global Medical Relief Fund. which is supported entirely by private donations and grants. Since 1997, GMRF has brought more than 150 children to the U.S, from all over the world. The injured children come from countries or regions that can offer only minimal medical care, poorly fitted prostheses, or none at all. 
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  • 00:31

    Tim Jackson Jr. Interviews Mrs. Felecia Bennett-Giles

    in Health

    Join Tim Jackson Jr. Host of One Man's Opinion What's Yours when he interviews Mrs. Felecia Bennett-Giles, Outreach Educator, Cancer Services, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  Tim and Felecia will discuss Programs & Service that are available to people with cancer:
    Information & Patient Advocarcy Medication & Financial Assistance Equipment, Supplies, Wigs, & Prostheses Peer Support Transportation Assistance Conversations on Cancer Wellness Groups & Programs Community Education

  • 00:04

    AABCP AudioBlog: What's in a Name?

    in Women

    Discussion of society's definition & synonyms of the noun breast and how perception affects medical treatment and political policy. 

  • 00:30

    Interview #23 Pattie Cagney Sheehan

    in Women

    Author of Finding Hope for Your Journey through Breast Cancer and speaker, Yvonne Ortega will interview Pattie Cagney Sheehan. A marketing/advertising professional for more than 25 years, Pattie Cagney Sheehan's last corporate position was VP, Director of Client Services for an ad agency. In 2005, her mother, Tess, was diagnosed with cancer. For the next two years, Pattie turned her focus to her mother. When Tess died in 2007, Pattie found her next career. Since 2008, Pattie has operated Second Act, the only accredited cancer recovery boutique in downtown Chicago specializing in individuals who have undergone breast surgery and chemotherapy. Second Act is a Silver Sponsor of the Komen Race for the Cure for the second year in a row. Pattie also is active with the Breast Cancer Network of Strength and the American Association of Breast Care Professionals. She is the only individual in the state of Illinois trained to fit Radiant Impressions Custom Breast Prostheses. Pattie has been featured on the Web site of the Campaign for Better Health Care and the NBC Chicago podcast, "Better Health." Pattie will talk about many cancer-related topics including her work with the Latina women in Chicago.

  • 01:00

    Speaking of Men Health

    in Women

    The doctor is in the house. We will cover all areas from Prostate Cancer to Heart Attack.

    Our Guests:
    Jean Bonhomme, MD, MPH
    Atlanta, Georgia

    National Black Men's Health Network - founder
    Men's Health Network
    Board certified, Public Health and General Preventive Medicine

    Specialty: Minority Health, AIDS, Social Issues

    Topics: Men’s Health, Minority Health, Addiction

    Considered one of the key thought leaders in men’s health, Dr. Bonhomme is Founder of the National Black Men's Health Network and an expert on minority health, addictions, AIDS, and the effect that family relationships have on men and their health.

    Dr. Ridwan Shabsigh

    Dr. Ridwan Shabsigh is the director of the Division of Urology at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, and an associate professor of urology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in New York.

    Dr. Shabsigh received his medical degree from Damascus University Medical School in Syria. Subsequently, he received urology residency training in Germany. In addition, he completed a residency in urology and a fellowship in sexual medicine, urinary incontinence, and urologic prostheses at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Prior to joining Maimonides Medical Center, he worked for 17 years as a urologist and faculty member at the Department of Urology of Columbia University.

    Dr. Shabsigh has focused his research on the treatment of sexual dysfunctions as well as the role of sexual dysfunction in hypertension, depression, hypogonadism, diabetes and the metabolic syndrome. He has participated in numerous clinical trials on investigational drugs for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED), premature ejaculation, hypogonadism, and female sexual dysfunction, and he has served as a principal investigator for efficacy and safety trials on a variety of new drugs and medical devices in patients with sexual dysfunctions.

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