Archive for February, 2008

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Robbie Thompson – Canine Companion Dog Trainer

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

Robbie Thompson is a senior at the Shipley School in suburban Philadelphia. He spends a large part of his non-school hours raising and training a yellow laborador retriever named Jerry for the Canine Companion Independence organization. We recently had a chance to sit down with Robbie and Jerry and talk about their life together. How [...]

Michael Braunfeld – Attorney and Secretary of the Philadelphia Folk Song Society

Sunday, February 24th, 2008

Michael Braunfeld is an attorney, but his real passion is folk music. He is an independent folk festival music producer and a Board member of the Philadelphia Folk Song Society. What type of law do you practice? General practice, civil defense. I try to focus most in the area of equity, mostly dealing with non-competes [...]

Dr. Silly Reba (AKA Reba Strong) – Hospital Clown and Magician

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

Reba Strong is a professional magician (magicbyreba) and volunteer clown who goes by the name of Dr. Silly Reba. As a member of the Bumper T Caring Clowns she makes regular visits to hospitals in the Philadelphia area to spread smiles and laughter. We recently had a chance to sit down and speak with Dr. [...]

Anthony D. Slonim, MD, DrPH – Vice President of Medical Affairs Carilion Medical Center

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Dr. Tony Slonim is a practicing pediatric intensivist, an expert in the study and prevention of medical errors, and a senior healthcare executive. His new book Avoiding Common Pediatric Errors will be published next month by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. We recently had a chance to speak with Dr. Slonim. Where are you from? Originally, [...]

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