Episode 30: Genetics & Genetic Testing

August 23, 2020 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 10am EST

Tune in as host Dr. Marianne T. Richie is joined by Reed E. Pyeritz, MD, PhD and Susan Miller-Samuel, MSN, RN, AGN-BC for a discussion on genetics and genetic testing.

Reed E. Pyeritz, MD, PhD

Reed is a William Smilow Professor of Medicine in the Division of Translational Medicine and Human Genetics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Susan Miller-Samuel, MSN, RN, AGN-BC

Susan is a Board Certified Advanced Genetics Nurse in the Clinical Cancer Genetics Service Department at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Your Real Champion: Solid as a Rock

This week's Real Champions is Khaled Mortagy aka Andrew Stone. Khaled Mortagy came to America and took the name Andrew Stone. He is a stone that helps form the bigger rock foundation of his community; caring for his neighbors.

During COVID he gave away 1000's of free meals which he prepared in his restaurant, Andy's Diner & Pub in Conshohocken.