Jan 312016
 

This week Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Greg Buppert and Will Cleveland from the Southern Environmental Law Center about the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, the Clean Power Plan, the uranium mining ban in Virginia, the Bremo Power Plant and a few recent decisions from the Virginia General Assembly as they pertain to environmental law.

The Sunday Morning Wake-Up Call is heard on WPVC 94.7 Sunday mornings at 11:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in volunteering.

Jan 312016
 

This week Home Grown hosts Clinton Johnston and Leslie M. Scott Jones talk to Warren Craghead, director of Second Street Gallery about their upcoming openings by artists Liz Rodda and Amie Oliver, and Hamid Karimi from Barboursville Fine Arts about their art auction fundraiser for police community relations.

Home Grown is heard on WPVC 94.7 Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in volunteering.

Jan 302016
 

Nicholas Winter

This week Straight Talk host André Hakes talks with UVA Professor Nicholas Winter on Political Psychology.

Straight Talk is heard on WVPC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in working with the station.

Jan 302016
 

Ellen Phipps

This week The Mind and Heart Show host Dr. Jeff Fracher talks with Ellen Phipps, who is the VP of Programs and Public Policy for the Alzheimer’s Association. Phipps talks about Alzheimer’s Disease and the impact on patients and their families as well as current research on the disease and possible cures which are in the pipeline.

Dr. Jeff Fracher, an Albemarle County-based forensic psychologist, is the go-to person for a variety of competency, sanity and sex offender evaluations. He is one of about 15 forensic psychologists in Virginia and does more than 250 evaluations a year.

The Mind and Heart Show is heard on WVPC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 9:00 a.m. The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in working with the station.

Jan 172016
 

Mike Signer (Photo: Charlottesville Tomorrow)

This week Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Sean McCord talks with City Council member and newly appointed Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer about his personal and academic background that brought him to this position, and his hopes for the city and his term as mayor and member of the City Council.

The Sunday Morning Wake-Up Call is heard on WPVC 94.7 Sunday mornings at 11:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in volunteering.

Jan 172016
 

Art in Place
24/7

This week Home Grown hosts Clinton Johnston and Leslie M. Scott Jones talk to Elizabeth Breeden, director of Art in Place about Charlottesville’s most visible public art and Whole Theater’s Ray Nedzel on 24/7.

Home Grown is heard on WPVC 94.7 Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in volunteering.

Jan 162016
 

Dr. Andrea Press

This week Straight Talk host André Hakes talks with UVA Professor of Media Studies Dr. Andrea Press about stars and Star Wars. Dr. Press talks about the intersection of media and gender in the cultural consciousness, how social media has changed the game, and how the trans movement is challenging the very notion of gender itself.

Straight Talk is heard on WVPC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in working with the station.

Jan 162016
 

Rev. Don Lansky

The Mind and Heart Show host Dr. Jeff Fracher talks with Rev. Don Lansky, co-pastor at Unity Charlottesville, about spirituality and its various forms.

Dr. Jeff Fracher, an Albemarle County-based forensic psychologist, is the go-to person for a variety of competency, sanity and sex offender evaluations. He is one of about 15 forensic psychologists in Virginia and does more than 250 evaluations a year.

The Mind and Heart Show is heard on WVPC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 9:00 a.m. The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in working with the station.

Jan 132016
 

Richard Shannon speaking at the Senior Center in Charlottesville.

In this podcast, Richard Shannon, MD talks about the importance of quality in health care, the Be Safe program at the University of Virginia and its impact on patients and health care professionals as well as his thoughts on how health care quality can be improved.

Richard P. Shannon, MD is the executive vice president for health affairs at the University of Virginia. He is responsible for aligning the key components of the UVa Health System to achieve the goal of becoming a top-decile academic medical center.

Prior to joining the UVa Health System, Dr. Shannon served as the Frank Wister Thomas Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine at the Univ. of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Prior to his appointment at the Univ. of Pennsylvania, Dr. Shannon served as chair of the Department of Medicine at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.

Dr. Shannon received his BA from Princeton, and MD from the Univ. of Connecticut School of Medicine. He did his training in internal medicine at Beth Israel Hospital, his cardiovascular training at Massachusetts General Hospital. He was a professor of Medicine at Harvard and Drexel. Both Harvard and Drexel have honored him with numerous teaching awards. Dr. Shannon’s investigative interests are in the area of myocardial metabolism and heart failure, specifically the role of energetics in the progression of heart failure. Dr. Shannon’s lab was the first to discover the beneficial CV actions of incretins which formed the basis for Ventrigen, LLC, a company designed to develop incretins for the use in treating heart failure.

Dr. Shannon’s pioneering work in patient safety is chronicled in the chapter – “First, Do No Harm,” Charles Kenney’s book, The Best Practice: How the New Quality Movement is Transforming Medicine. Dr. Shannon’s innovative work also has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and New York Times, on CNN and CNBC news segments and ABC’s “20/20,” and the PBS report entitled “Remaking American Medicine.”

Dr. Shannon is an elected member of several honorary organizations, editorial boards, and boards of directors including the following: American Board of Internal Medicine, Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and UVa’s Physicians Group.

Dr. Shannon spoke at the Wednesday January 13, 2016 meeting of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia. The meeting was held at the Senior Center in Charlottesville. Following the presentation, questions were taken from the audience. The program was moderated by SSV Vice President Rich DeMong.

Jan 102016
 

Ridge Schuyler

This week Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Ridge Schuyler about his work with the Charlottesville Works Initiative. According to Schuyler, 18% of Charlottesville families cannot afford food and shelter. That’s 5661 families says Schuyler. Billed as Real Jobs for Real People the initiative connects employers with the people they need.

Need help finding a job in Charlottesville? You can contact Mr. Schuyler at Ridge.Schuyler@cvilleworks.org.

The Sunday Morning Wake-Up Call is heard on WPVC 94.7 Sunday mornings at 11:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in volunteering.

Jan 102016
 

Hosts Clinton Johnston and Leslie M. Scott Jones talk to Artist Russell Richards about some current projects, and to Brian Wimer about what’s in store for the IX Art Park in 2016.

Home Grown is heard on WPVC 94.7 Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in volunteering.

Jan 092016
 

Jim Coan

This week Straight Talk host André Hakes talks with  UVA Psychology Professor, Jim Coan about memory formation, and problems with eyewitness testimony.

Straight Talk is heard on WVPC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in working with the station.