During the last 26 years, Timothy Mercer’s work has been focused on the treatment and recovery of patients who are severely mentally ill. Listen in to hear how his efforts help patients return to their communities to become productive citizens.
Title: Neurosurgeon, Chairman of Neurological Surgery
Company: Keck School of Medicine of USC
Location: Los Angeles, CA
As a neurosurgeon of the Keck School of Medicine, Dr. Steven Giannotta encourages medical students interested in neurosurgery to pursue this fast-paced and exciting field. Joining the Keck School comes with added benefits to students seeking a rigorous training regimen, as staff members treat a much wider cross-section of patients than would be served at a typical hospital, due to Keck’s status as a safety-net hospital. Listen in to hear about Dr. Giannotta’s subspecialties within the field of neurosurgery, as well as his advice to aspiring professionals in his field.
As the mother of an adult son with special needs, Katherine Myers is no stranger to the hard work and challenges that face the disabled each and every day. To help students with their struggles, she became an assistive technology specialist, matching disabled students with the technology solutions that are best suited to their unique needs and situations. Listen in to hear the prominent role that Rob Myers played in his mother’s career, as well as her deep religious devotion that guides her each and every day.
As the president of Wanessa-Sue, Inc., Ms. Pence is currently involved with manufacturing a green product for savings of up to 50-60 percent on energy. A proud Navy veteran, Ms. Pence is proud to hire other veterans to benefit her community.
Ms. Whitham provides legal representation in the areas of business, energy and environmental, health care law, intellectual property, international litigation and arbitration, labor and employment, litigation, real estate and development, and regulatory and government strategies. Listen in to hear how her firm addresses human affairs issues in the workplace.
Mr. Castel was inspired by the writings of economist Jeremy Rifkin to start Swadmap, an innovative new search engine for the Third Industrial Revolution. Listen in to hear Mr. Castel’s thoughts on the progress of his new project.
Company: 1) New York City Economic Development Corporation 2) Brooklyn Law School
Location: New York, NY
Early on in his life, Mr. Wasserman thought he would pursue a career in urban planning. His perspective changed, however, when he realized he was “better with words than colored pencils.” Listen in to hear about his work in the field of economic development.