A Bitter Pill

Posted by: victorb 5/12/2014 1:06 AM

Monday, May 12, 2014 A Bitter Pill It has been more than a year since Richard Fee, an aspiring local medical student, tragically took his own life while in the grips of an addiction to Adderall. On today's HearSay, we'll consider the latest research casting new light on how Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is diagnosed and treated. Scheduled Guests: Gretchen Watson - President, Safety & Learning Solutions yoursls.com Cathleen A Rea - Clinical Psychologist Frederick Ernst - Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychopathology Researcher, UTPA Johnathan Leo - Professor of Neuroanatomy, Lincoln Memorial University, Co-Author, Rethinking ADHD: From Brain to Culture
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Europe Day 2014

Posted by: victorb 5/8/2014 1:31 AM

Thursday, May 8, 2014 Europe Day 2014 Europe Day was established as an annual celebration of peace and unity in Europe. That sentiment stands in stark contrast to the current state of affairs in Europe as the Ukrainian conflict casts a long shadow across the European Union and the globe. Today we're joined by experts in the field of international relations for an examination of the local and global impact of the standoff between Russia and Ukraine. Scheduled Guests: Dr. Regina Karp - Director, International Studies Programs, Old Dominion university odu.edu/intlstudies Dr. Jan Joel Andersson - Dragas Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program of International Studies, Old Dominion University Dr. Austin Jersild - Chair, Department of History, Old Dominion University
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A New Chrysler

Posted by: victorb 5/7/2014 2:24 AM

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Segmnt A: A New Chrysler The Chrysler Museum is getting a makeover. For the past year and a half, extensive renovations have been taking place at the museum, and the Chrysler will once again open its doors on Saturday, May 10th. On today's HearSay we'll talk with the museum's director about the 24 million dollar renovation and what changes visitors can expect to the Chrysler's grounds and exhibits. Scheduled Guest: Bill Hennessey - Director, Chrysler Museum chrysler.org Segment B: Adrift At the age of 29, Steve Callahan, a ship designer and builder, struck something with his 21-foot sailboat on a return solo voyage across the Atlantic. Callahan had to quickly pack his life raft. A few items – water, food, flares, a spear-gun and sleeping bag – would prove to be the difference in the ensuing 76-day struggle for survival. In advance of his May 15th lecture at the Mariner's Museum in Newport News, Steve Callahan joins us for a look at his harrowing experience being lost at sea. EVENT INFORMATION Scheduled Guest: Steve Callahan - Author, Adrift: Seventy-six Days Lost at Sea
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The Give and Take of Organ Donation

Posted by: victorb 5/6/2014 1:46 AM

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 The Give and Take of Organ Donation When you're truly committed to something, be it a person or a cause, it's said that you "give a part of yourself." This adage was doubly true for Tim McDermott and his siblings, Mary and Jeff, who each donated a kidney as Tim's began to fail. On today's HearSay, Tim and his family share their story as we explore the complex physical and emotional processes involved in organ donation. We'll also speak with Virginia physicians and facilitators who specialize in organ and tissue donation and transplantation. Scheduled Guests: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 The Give and Take of Organ Donation When you're truly committed to something, be it a person or a cause, it's said that you "give a part of yourself." This adage was doubly true for Tim McDermott and his siblings, Mary and Jeff, who each donated a kidney as Tim's began to fail. On today's HearSay, Tim and his family share their story as we explore the complex physical and emotional processes involved in organ donation. We'll also speak with Virginia physicians and facilitators who specialize in organ and tissue donation and transplantation. Scheduled Guests: Tim McDermott - Organ Recipient, Board Member, National Kidney Foundation kidney.org Jeff McDermott - Organ Donor Mary McDermott Hughes- Organ Donor Amy Sokolowski, MSN, RN, CCTC - Senior Transplant Coordinator, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital sentara.com/Transplant Robin Cowherd - Director of Donor Family Services, LifeNet Health lifenethealth.org Dr. Gaurav Gupta - Transplant Nephrologist, VCU Medical Center surgery.vcu.edu Liz King - Development Manager, National Kidney Foundation serving Virginia kidney.org

 

 

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Another HearSay Political Roundtable

Posted by: victorb 5/1/2014 9:04 PM

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Another HearSay Political Roundtable
As the Special Session of the 2014 General Assembly Session drags on, we're joined by the columnists and commentators that know Virginia's political machine inside and out.  Be sure to tune in for what is sure to be a lively conversation about the issues that dominated the Commonwealth's political landscape this session.

Scheduled Guests:

Vivian Paige 
Columnist, The Virginian-Pilot, All Politics is Local
blog.vivianpaige.com/

John Fredericks - 
Host, John Fredericks Radio Show
facebook.com/TheJohnFredericksShow

Don Luzzatto
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 Editorial Page Editor, The Virginian-Pilot
hamptonroads.com/luzzatto

Brian Colligan - 
Editorial Page Editor, The Daily Press
dailypress.com/news/opinion/

 

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