News & Politics
Progressive Commentary Hour - 06/30/14
Special on US Failed Healthcare System
Elizabeth Rosenthal, M.D. is a dermatologist and an assistant clinical professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. She is an executive board member of the N.Y. Metro chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program. A very experienced advocate for single payer, upon her retirement after 40 years in private practice, Dr. Rosenthal has focused her energies on the state of U.S. health care and argued for the rationale of a single payer system. She has appeared on radio and television and she helped lead a fact-finding delegation to Canada to compare the Canadian system with the US. Dr. Rosenthal received in medical degree from New York University’s School of Medicine.
Dr. Michael Huntington is a retired oncologist and the former Medical Director of the Radiation Oncology Department at Good Samaritan Hospital in Corvallis Oregon where he currently resides. He is a founder of the Oregon Chapter of Physicians for a National Health Program -- that now has over 18,000 member physicians who favor single payer universal health coverage. IN 2009 Dr. Huntington helped create the Mad as Hell Doctors, who toured the US speaking in favor of single payer healthcare reform before the passing of Obama’s plan. He is currently the president of the Health Care for All Oregon Education Fund.
The Website for Physicians for a National Health Program is www.PNHP.org
Dr. Julian Whitaker is one of the nation’s most prominent and respected alternative medical practitioners and a specialist in orthomolecular medicine, diabetes, heart disease, cancer and anti-aging. He has degrees from Dartmouth, Emory University School of Medicine and completed his orthomolecular surgical studies at the University of California at San Francisco. He is the founder of the Whitaker Wellness Institute in Newport Beach, California, which has served over 40,000 patients with comprehensive protocols involving diet, nutrition, exercise and lifestyle changes. Back in the 1970s, Dr. Whitaker co-founded the California Orthomolecular Medical Society along with Nobel Prize winner Linus Pauling.
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