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Talk with Audrey is an audiocast hosted by former Essence magazine executive Audrey Adams, who has insightful conversations with celebrities, guest experts and authors from the fashion, cosmetic, health, fitness, travel entertainment and financial industries to inform, inspire and empower women.

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Talk with Audrey is an audiocast hosted by former Essence magazine executive Audrey Adams, who has insightful conversations with celebrities, guest experts and authors from the fashion, cosmetic, health, fitness, travel entertainment and financial industries to inform, inspire and empower women.

    Dr. Jason Luke, Director of Cancer Immunotherapeutic Center at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center and Kyleigh LiPira, CEO of the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF): First-of-its-Kind Dual Immunotherapy Treatment for Advanced Melanoma Patients

    Dr. Jason Luke, Director of Cancer Immunotherapeutic Center at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center and Kyleigh LiPira, CEO of the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF): First-of-its-Kind Dual Immunotherapy Treatment for Advanced Melanoma Patients

    Skin cancer remains the most common cancer in the U.S. despite preventative sun care measures like sunscreen use and UV-protective clothing. Fortunately, scientific advances have helped bring hope to patients facing advanced melanoma. Dr. Jason Luke, Director of Cancer Immunotherapeutic Center at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, and Kyleigh LiPira, Melanoma Research Foundation, First-of-its-Kind Dual immunotherapy treatment for advanced melanoma patients talk about a new treatment option and what it may mean for patients facing the disease.

    • 9 min
    Debbie Veney; Senior Vice President of Communications & Marketing at the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools: Proposed Regulations by the U.S. Department of Education Could Threaten Charter Schools

    Debbie Veney; Senior Vice President of Communications & Marketing at the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools: Proposed Regulations by the U.S. Department of Education Could Threaten Charter Schools

    Charter schools are unique public schools that operate outside the local school district, offering flexibility and individualized learning options for families and students. Debbie Veney, Senior Vice President of Communications & Marketing at the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (a non-profit) we talk about how proposed regulations by the U.S. Department of Education could threaten charter schools and why parents should be concerned.

    • 7 min
    Best Buddies founder Anthony K. Shriver and MOD Pizza co-founder, Ally Svenson: Best Buddies International

    Best Buddies founder Anthony K. Shriver and MOD Pizza co-founder, Ally Svenson: Best Buddies International

    There are 200 million people in the world living with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). In 1989 Anthony Shriver, son of Eunice Kennedy Shriver (founder of the Special Olympics) started an organization while a student at Georgetown university that paired individuals with an IDD (buddies) and those without an IDD (peer buddies).  That organization has evolved into Best Buddies International, which today has nearly 3,000 chapters around the world, Best Buddies founder Anthony K. Shriver and MOD Pizza co-founder, Ally Svenson to discuss how Best Buddies is teaming up with MOD Pizza to help support their mission.

    • 7 min
    Dr. Randall Morgan, a health disparities expert and President and CEO of The Cobb Institute and Ramona Burress, Director of Diversity & Inclusion in Clinical Trials at Janssen: The Importance of Diversity in Clinical Trials

    Dr. Randall Morgan, a health disparities expert and President and CEO of The Cobb Institute and Ramona Burress, Director of Diversity & Inclusion in Clinical Trials at Janssen: The Importance of Diversity in Clinical Trials

    Clinical trials are an essential component of health care. Yet a lack of diversity in clinical trials is a serious issue with significant health implications. Dr. Randall Morgan, a health disparities expert and President and CEO of The Cobb Institute and Ramona Burress, Director of Diversity & Inclusion in Clinical Trials at Janssen. We talk about why it is vital for all populations of people to be included when researching.

    • 8 min
    Cara Harbstreet, Intuitive Eating Registered Dietitian: Health Benefits of Potatoes

    Cara Harbstreet, Intuitive Eating Registered Dietitian: Health Benefits of Potatoes

    Potatoes are America’s favorite vegetable – 74% of us eat potatoes once a week – Cara Harbstreet, an Intuitive Eating Registered Dietitian joins me with information  about the nutritional benefits of potatoes, debunk potato myths and share some fun, guilt-free summer recipes.

    • 5 min
    Cindy Baier, President and CEO of Brookdale Senior Living: Heroes Work Here: An Extraordinary Story of Courage, Resilience, and Hope from the Front Lines of COVID-19

    Cindy Baier, President and CEO of Brookdale Senior Living: Heroes Work Here: An Extraordinary Story of Courage, Resilience, and Hope from the Front Lines of COVID-19

    As the President and CEO of Brookdale Senior Living,​​ Lucinda M. Baier’s decisions helped steer an industry through its most tumultuous times and helped save lives. For Baier, every choice mattered and now she is revealing the lessons she and her team learned  and a behind-the-scenes look at how her company navigated the pandemic in her book,  Heroes Work Here: An Extraordinary Story of Courage, Resilience, and Hope from the Front Lines of COVID-19.

    • 5 min

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