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Author Dr. Iyabo Ojikutu is Today’s Honoree

“Happiness is good, but is not enough. Peace is good, and is enough,” posits Dr. Iyabo Ojikutu, author of Permanent Happiness: The only way to find peace, joy and your life-given purpose. Being happy is typically a temporary state, she … Continue reading

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Totally Kids Rehabilitation Hospital CEO Doug Padgett is Today’s Honoree

Few non-physicians have impacted the field of pediatric rehabilitation as profoundly as has Doug Padgett, chief executive officer and co-owner of Totally Kids Rehabilitation Hospital in Southern California. As one of the nation’s pioneers in providing personalized habitation and rehabilitation … Continue reading

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Author Robert B. Downes MD, is Today’s Honoree for Thursday January 21st, 2016

On average, 5.2 million adults in the United States will suffer from Post-traumatic stress disorder this year. In his new book, “Hope,” author and M.D. Robert B Downes seeks to offer support to those suffering from PTSD as he writes … Continue reading

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Dr. Paula Verrette is Today’s Honoree

For more than 30 years, Dr. Paula Verrette has committed herself to making a lasting impact on and improving the health of residents in Los Angeles County. One of seven children she often tended to her siblings’ minor cuts and … Continue reading

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Heart Surgeon Francois Lacour-Gayet, MD Is Today’s Honoree

Francois Lacour-Gayet, MD, Chief of Pediatric Heart Surgery at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, for his humanitarian work in performing heart surgery at no cost on children from developing countries.  A native of France and a graduate of the Sorbonne, … Continue reading

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Cancer Research Advocate Richard Plotkin Is Today’s Honoree

Richard L. Plotkin graduated from the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School of Finance & Commerce) in 1966 with a B.S. in Economics, followed by receiving a J.D. degree from Georgetown Law Center in 1969. He became a member of the … Continue reading

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