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Each week Ryan Gorman discusses important national topics with experts, newsmakers, and organizations working to make a positive difference in communities across the country.

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June 14, 2021 29 min
Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Zuani Villarreal, Director of Communications for Feeding America, and Bob Santelli, Founding Executive of the Grammy Museum and curator of the new MTV Turns 40 exhibit.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Anil Soni, the Chief Executive Officer of the World Health Organization Foundation, to discuss their Go Give One campaign. Also, Spencer Coursen, an expert in threat management, joins the show to talk about his book The Safety Trap: A Security Expert's Secrets for Staying Safe in a Dangerous World.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide Memorial Day special featuring Dr. Chanel Dooley, the Director of Impact Assessment for the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS). TAPS provides comfort, care, and resources to all those grieving the death of a military loved one. Also, USAA Vice President Eric Engquist joined the show. Eric has served in the Army as an Infantry Officer and is involved with the USAA Poppy Wall o...
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Reed Tuckson, former Commissioner of Public Health for the District of Columbia, who also works with the Black Coalition Against COVID-19. They discuss the impact of the pandemic on Black communities across the U.S. and the work being done to increase vaccination rates. Also, NBA Superstar Kevin Love joins the show to discuss his work on mental health awareness, incl...
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Harold Phillips, Senior HIV Advisor & COO of the Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. initiative in the HHS Office of Infectious Disease & HIV/AIDS Policy. Also, Military Times Reporter Karen Jowers joins the show to discuss Military Appreciation Month.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Dorothy Fink, Assistant Secretary for Women’s Health & Director of the Office on Women’s Health at the Department of Health and Human Services, for National Women’s Health Week. Amy Over, host of the Confronting Columbine podcast and Director of Fundraising and Project Journey Coordinator for The Rebels Project, also joins the show to discuss her experience as a ...
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Leana Wen, an emergency physician and public health professor at George Washington University, about the latest CDC guidance on COVID-19 safety precautions for those who are vaccinated and unvaccinated. Dr. Tia Dole, chief clinical operations officer at the Trevor Project, also joins the show to discuss LGBTQ+ mental health.
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April 26, 2021 29 min
Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Cedric Rutland, a pulmonologist and national volunteer spokesperson for the American Lung Association. They discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the lungs, even among those who are asymptomatic. Also, NASA Astronaut Douglas Wheelock joins the show to talk about his time in space and the Crew-2 mission to the International Space Station.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dianne Grossman, co-founder of MALLORY'S ARMY, an anti-bullying organization formed after her 12-year-old daughter Mallory took her own life. That story is profiled in the new documentary MALLORY. Also, CNBC Contributor Ron Insana joins the show to discuss the state of the U.S. economy.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Walter Koroshetz, Director of the National Institutes for Health’s National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, on the potential neurological impact of COVID-19. Also, Pamela Taylor, chief communications and marketing officer at Share Our Strength, the organization behind the No Kid Hungry campaign, joins the show to discuss the state of childhood hunger ...
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Kneeland Youngblood, a board member for the Prostate Cancer Foundation, and John Lehr, President and CEO of the Parkinson’s Foundation. Along with the work both organizations do, they discuss National Minority Health Month and Parkinson’s Awareness Month.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Barney Graham, Chief of the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Vaccine Research Center, and Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress for Success Worldwide.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. LaShawn McIver, Director of the Office of Minority Health for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, to talk about COVID-19 as it pertains to Medicaid and Medicare, and also vaccine hesitancy. Also, Mayim Biolick, star of Blossom and the Big Bang Theory, checks in to offer insight into Brain Health Awareness Week.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Lucy McBride, an internist, health care educator, and mental health advocate, who recently wrote a piece for the Washington Post on how to handle a post-pandemic transition to normalcy. Dr. Sally Zol, CEO of United Through Reading, also joined the show to discuss their work connecting military families through video-recorded storytime, something they've been doin...
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Marty Makary, Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine & Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Author of The Price We Pay: What Broke American Health Care and How to Fix It, who takes a look back at the pandemic one year into it, and explains what we should be doing now and as we move forward. Also, Yvonne Yancy, Chief Human Resources Officer, and Amand...
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Harold Koplewicz, president of the Child Mind Institute and author of THE SCAFFOLD EFFECT: Raising Resilient, Self-Reliant, and Secure Kids in the Age of Anxiety. Also, Dave Fuehrer, the Co-Founder and CEO of GRYT Health, joins the show to talk about Gryt’s latest project, the COVID Advocacy Exchange.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Artis Stevens, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, to discuss their work and how the pandemic has impacted the organization. Also, Carolyn Cawley, President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, joined the show to talk about their Sharing Solutions initiative that focuses on substance abuse and the opioid epidemic.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Patricia Whitley Williams, President of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, who offers an update on the pandemic and explains the hesitancy among some Americans to get vaccinated. Also, Margaret Laws, President & CEO of Hopelab, joins the show to discuss the mental health and well-being of youth and young adults.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Peter Marks, Director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research at the Food and Drug Administration, to discuss the latest information on the COVID-19 vaccines, and Rio Cortez, author of "The ABC's of Black History," to discuss her book and Black History Month.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring David Waddell, CEO and Chief Investment Strategist at Waddell & Associates, who explains what you need to know about hedge funds, short selling, short squeezes, and more related to the GameStop stock story. Pandemic Action Network Co-Founder Carolyn Reynolds and Science's Online News Editor, David Grimm, also join the show to talk about the pandemic.
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