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Scheduled Guests for December 18, 2018

Elena Rossi, MD, MMM - Akron Children's Hospital

Dr. Rossi was selected as the 2009 March of Dimes (Ohio) Health Leadership Award for Academic Physicians. Medical School University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH Graduate School Master's of Medical Management: Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz School of Public Policy and Management, Pittsburgh, PA Residency Pediatrics: Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital; MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH Fellowship Neonatology: MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH Board Certifications American Board of Pediatrics; Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Academic Appointments Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Northeast Ohio Medical University


My Baby's 1st

Safe Sleep • Always put babies to sleep Alone, on their Backs, in an empty Crib. • Use a firm sleep surface and fitted sheet. • NO blankets, bumper pads or toys. • DO NOT allow baby to sleep with an adult or child in a bed, couch or chair. • After breastfeeding, return baby to his crib. • You may offer a dry pacifier, with NO strings or clips. • NO smoking near baby. • Provide TUMMY TIME for your baby to play while awake to assist with development. block02 Empowering Moms Pregnant and parenting women are encouraged to join Empowering Moms, a program that: • Brings at-risk moms together to discuss their interests and life barriers and to share their goals for a brighter future for themselves and their family. • Increases awareness of community resources. • Encourages socialization. • For more information about Empowering Moms, please call 330-480-2604 Progesterone • Ask your doctor, nurse or midwife about how progesterone treatment can lower the chance your baby will be born early. • Progesterone is a hormone naturally made by your body during pregnancy that can lower the risk of preterm birth. Birth Spacing • Having babies too close together is a significant risk factor for babies being born too soon and too small. • To allow time for the body to heal and prepare for a healthy pregnancy, it is recommended that women postpone becoming pregnant again for at least 18 months following a birth. • Talk to your provider about methods that can be used to improve birth spacing. CenteringPregnancy® CenteringPregnancy® is a better way to get prenatal care. You will: • Have more time with your provider. • Participate more in your healthcare. • Learn more about pregnancy. • Be better prepared for the birth of your baby. • Be better prepared to care for your baby. • Contact CenteringPregnancy® at 330-480-3033


Dr. Anna Yusim

Dr. Anna Yusim completed her undergraduate education at Stanford University, where she studied Biology & Philosophy. She attended Yale Medical School & the NYU Residency Training Program in Psychiatry. She has traveled, lived and worked in over 50 countries and presented at numerous national and international medical conferences. Dr. Yusim has published over 60 academic articles, book chapters, scientific abstracts and book reviews on various topics in psychiatry. Dr. Yusim has received numerous awards and distinctions including the National Institute of Mental Health Outstanding Research Resident Award, the American Psychoanalytic Association Fellowship, the William Webb Fellowship from the Academy for Psychosomatic Medicine, the American Psychiatric Institute for Research & Education (APIRE) Janssen Research Award, the Seed Research Grant from the American Medical Association, First Prize in the Sermo Resident Challenge, the Carta Fellowship from the World Psychiatric Association, the Janet M. Glasgow-Rubin Award for Women Leaders at Yale Medical School, the William F. Downs Fellowship for International Research, the Max Kade Fellowship, the Samuel F. and Sara G. Feinman Scholarship for Leadership, the Foreman Fleisher Foundation Scholarship for Academic Excellence, the Golden Award for Top Thesis written in the Humanities at Stanford University, the Hoefzer Prize for Top Essay Written in Stanford University Course, the Bessie F. Lawrence International Fellowship, and the National Science Foundation Scholarship.


FULFILLED: The Book Trailer

FULFILLED: How The Science Of Spirituality Can Help You Lead A Happier, More Meaningful Life. By Dr. Anna Yusim. Fulfillment is possible, and Dr. Yusim uses traditional psychological tools melded with a uniquely spiritual approach to help readers achieve lasting happiness. you need this book! -LbF


FULFILLED: The Book Trailer -Dr Anna Yusim

FULFILLED: How The Science Of Spirituality Can Help You Lead A Happier, More Meaningful Life. By Dr. Anna Yusim. Fulfillment is possible, and Dr. Yusim uses traditional psychological tools melded with a uniquely spiritual approach to help readers achieve lasting happiness. you need this book! -LbF


Tobacco 21 - PREVENTING TOBACCO ADDICTION FOUNDATION

Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation Established in 1996 the Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation strives to reduce the terrible toll of smoking and tobacco use through a preventive effort. The belief that tobacco use is a voluntary risk continually undertaken by smokers themselves is belied by the fact that virtually all nicotine use begins in adolescence when experimentation and risk-taking are part and parcel of normal development. That early exposure permanently alters neuro-receptors in the deepest, most ancient parts of the brain that then manifests as ongoing desire or addiction. Preventing that early inoculation requires a concerted societal and political strategy including school-based education, reduced media exposure, counter-marketing, tobacco and smoke free homes and public areas and youth access restrictions. We vigorously support all of those efforts in addition to our focus on raising the legal minimum sales age to 21.


Sherry Cormier, PhD

Sherry Cormier, PhD Sherry Cormier is the author of Sweet Sorrow: Finding Enduring Wholeness after Loss and Grief. Cormier is a psychologist and consultant who engages in public speaking, training, and grief mentoring. She is former Professor at both the University of Tennessee and West Virginia University. Cormier holds a bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University and both her master’s and doctoral degrees are from Purdue University. She is the author of Counseling Strategies and Interventions for Professional Helpers (Pearson Education, 9th edition), and the co-author of Interviewing and Change Strategies for Helpers (Cengage Learning, 8th edition). She is the co-writer and co-producer of over 50 training videos for Cengage Learning.


Sweet Sorrow:Finding Enduring Wholeness after Loss and Grief - Sherry Cormier

Sweet Sorrow grew out of Sherry Cormier’s personal experiences with loss over the last decade. Her beloved husband Jay, was diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer and died six months later, shortly after the passing of Sherry’s father. Over the next few years, her mother, the dog she adopted as a rescue after Jay passed, and her sister and only sibling also died. Sherry says “Processing grief was central to my psychology practice; I never imagined it would become so salient to my life.” Unlike books written in the immediate aftermath of after losing a loved one, Sweet Sorrow was written in the decade following the loss of Sherry’s husband and family of origin. The passage of time allowed her to chronicle the oscillations of grief and bereavement over a longitudinal period, and to gain perspective on the meaning of loss for growth and transformation. Readers comment on the positive, hopeful tone of the book. Sweet Sorrow is part memoir, part guidebook. Sherry shares the story of living with Jay’s diagnosis, what it was like when he died, and how she came to be present to life more fully in the years following loss. She also describes some surprising discoveries she’s made in the last decade including spiritual and metaphysical connections and post traumatic growth. Sherry offers a number of tips from her psychological expertise about ways to grow and even thrive after traumatic loss as well as recommendations for caregiving and for helping others with loss related issues. Sweet Sorrow will be published in 2018 by Rowman-Littlefield Publishing House


University of Akron study: " Predictors of the Offer to Counsel by Pharmacists"

You are invited to participate in a research project being conducted by researchers in the Department of Psychology at The University of Akron Purpose: The purpose of the study is examining experiences with picking up prescriptions at the pharmacy. Data will be collected for approximately 500 residents of Ohio who are 18 years of age or older.


Buster's Brigade - FaceBook

Buster’s Brigade is a 501c3 organization committed to providing financial and material assistance for the basic and emergency needs of dogs and cats in Mahoning County and surrounding areas



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