with Charlotte Grinnell
Perspectives Episode 2: Interview with Robert Pardi
Robert Pardi is a life coach living in Italy with a fascinating story to tell. This episode of Perspectives is a superb one and discusses the role of the life coach and how coaching can improve the wellbeing of an individual. This is a "must-watch" episode for everyone.
Episode 3: Interview with Laura Wingate
Laura Wingate is Senior Vice President of Education, Support, and Advocacy of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation. Laura oversees patient and professional education, state and federal advocacy, and support programming for the Foundation. In this informative interview hosted by Charlotte Grinnell, Laura explains the two related diseases and how the Foundation is supporting patients who must cope with the diseases. This is an important interview about patient advocacy and patient support.
Episode 4: Interview with Dr. Soma Mandal
Dr. Soma Mandal is widely regarded as one of America’s top physicians in midlife women’s health. Dr. Soma Mandal is a board-certified internist who has helped thousands of women to successfully navigate menopause and reinvent themselves along the way. She earned her MD at New York University School of Medicine, and did a prestigious research fellowship at Oxford University in England. In this episode of Perspectives, Dr. Mandal brings a fresh perspective to the topic of menopause, particularly for women of color.
Episode 5: Exploring Functional Medicine - An Interview with Dr. Heather Stone
Dr. Heather Stone is one of the leading proponents in the world on functional medicine. In this fascinating interview with host Charlotte Grinnell, Dr. Stone explains the concept behind functional medicine and how this approach offers optimal diagnostic tools for caring for patients.
Episode 6: An Interview with Emily Davis, Patient Advocate
Host Charlotte Grinnell interviews Emily Davis, a prominent patient advocate and a member of the staff of Cancers Centers of America. Emily explains the role of the patient advocate, and the value of having a trained advocate on your side when facing all types of conditions, but especially for cancer patients.
Episode 7: Ending Parkinson's Disease: An Interview with Dr. Ray Dorsey
Charlotte Grinnell chats with Ray Dorsey, M.D., an international expert on Parkinson's Disease, about his recent book Ending Parkinson's Disease: A Prescription for Action. This is a fascinating interview for patients who have the disease, their caregivers, and for all patients of all ages who some day may experience the symptoms and be diagnosed with the disease.
Episode 8: Exploring Mental Health Care: An Interview with Dr. Lori Ryland
Charlotte welcomes Dr. Lori Ryland, a prominent psychologist and expert in addictions therapy. Dr. Ryland is Chief Clinical Officer of Pinnacle Treatment Centers. In this excellent interview, Dr. Ryland and Charlotte discuss many of the current issues faced by both patients and providers surrounding mental health services, as well as the stigma attached to mental illness.
Episode 9: Understanding Eating Disorders: An Interview with Robyn Goldberg, RDN
Robyn L. Goldberg RDN, CEDRD-S is the author of The Eating Disorder Trap. In this informative interview with Charlotte Grinnell, Robyn talks about some of the reasons that people develop eating disorders and ways to support an individual who is struggling with an eating disorder
Episode 10: An Interview with Dr. Darryl Inaba
Dr. Darryl Inaba, PharmD is recognized internationally as one of the foremost authorities on drugs and addiction. He is the former CEO and President of San Francisco’s Haight Ashbury Free Clinic, an organization he helped found in the 1960’s. He is currently the owner & Research Director of CNS Productions Inc., and the Director of Clinical and Behavioral Health Services at Addictions Recovery Center. He is the author of “Uppers, Downers, All Arounders”, a popular textbook used at NET Institute and at 400+ colleges nationwide, plus numerous articles and award winning educational films on various aspects of addiction science. In this episode of Perspectives, Dr. Inaba discusses current treatment approaches for addictions, as well as offering hope to those who suffer from any type of addictive behavior.
Episode 11: An Interview with Dr. Michael Greger
Dr. Michael Greger is an internationally recognized expert on nutrition and food safety, best known for his advocacy of a whole-food, plant-based diet. In this very special interview with Charlotte Grinnell, Dr. Greger addresses a number of issues. It is a great honor for The Power of the Patient Project to include this interview as part of our video library.
Episode 12: The Power of Validation: An Interview with Michael Sorensen
An “everyday-person-turned-thought-leader,” Michael Sorensen has helped hundreds of thousands of people across the world heal broken relationships, revitalize their confidence, and become masters of connection in business, love, and life. His first book, I Hear You: The Surprisingly Simple Skill Behind Extraordinary Relationships, which quickly rose to the #1 spot on Amazon’s bestseller lists, earned over 8,000 five-star ratings, won numerous awards, and has been translated into over 12 languages. In this very special episode, Charlotte Grinnell talks to Michael about how validating another human being is the key to building a relationship.