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Speak Up and Stay Alive is a fast paced talk radio show with a focus on hospital and healthcare safety, patient advocacy, the patient experience and preventive solutions.
  • Listen live every Saturday morning and Sunday evening with your host, Pat Rullo, originating from flagship stations in Cleveland, Ohio via Salem Media Group.
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Week of July 15, 2017

Mrs. Green Returns – Think Filthy Fashion


Some of our esteemed and past guests include

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Jason Wolf – President, The Beryl Institute, Bedford, Texas

Chuck Woolery – former game show host and spokesperson Generation America – Austin, Texas

Barbara Loe Fisher – President National Vaccine Information Center, Sterling, Virginia

Dr. Alan Woodward and Dr. Kenneth Sands -Massachusetts Alliance for Communication and Resolution – Boston, Massachusetts

Lauge Sokol – Hessner, MD and Jennie Greene – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, Massachusetts – IHI’s Conversation Ready Project

Edward B. Noffsinger, Ph.D. – Pioneer of Group Billable Visits – Santa Cruz, California

Barbara Sarnoff Lee & Elana Premack Sandler – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Boston, Massachusetts

Karen Komondor, RN, CCRN – The Health Literacy Institute St. Vincent Charity Medical Center – Cleveland, Ohio

Jeanine Thomas – Founder/President – MRSA Survivors Network – Hinsdale, Illinois

William E. Finn – CEO Hospice of the Western Reserve – Cleveland, Ohio

Pastor Bob Lenz – Apache Junction Community Christian Church – Apache Junction, Arizona

Joy Cluff – A Mom vs. MRSA – Saint Joseph, Michigan

Richard Peterson – CEO – Project Learn – Cleveland, Ohio

Michele DeMeo – Sterile Processing Expert – York, Pennsylvania

Patricia Schraff and Allison Mantz McMeechan – Attorneys Schraff & King Co. – Willoughby Hills, Ohio

Dr. Anthony Griffin – Beverly Hills Cosmetic Surgery Institute – Beverly Hills, California

Dan Paoletti – CEO Ohio Health Information Partnership/CliniSync – Hilliard, Ohio

Laura Henry – Exact Care Pharmacy – Valley View, Ohio

Cathy Reuter – Founder – Boonsboro, Maryland

Helen Dumski – Greater Cleveland Diabetes Partnership – Cleveland, Ohio

Julie Reagan, PhD, JD, MPH – Albuquerque, New Mexico

Howard D. Mishkind, Esq -Mishkind Law Firm Co., L.P.A. – Cleveland, Ohio

Lee Tilson, Attorney and Patient Safety Activist – Detroit, Michigan

Dr. Anne Lyren – Ohio Children’s Hospitals Solutions for Patient Safety – Pediatrician, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital – Cleveland, Ohio

Scott Sanders – Sanders Filters – Chicago, Illinois

Carol Kemper, Vice President, Quality and Safety at Children’s Mercy Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri

Monica Robins – Senior Health Correspondent WKYC TV 3 Cleveland, Ohio

Darrel Hicks – Author of Infection Prevention for Dummies – St. Louis, Missouri

Nancy Haberstitch, RN, MS – Infection Preventionist – Nanobugs, Inc. – Lincoln, Nebraska

Doug Wojcieszak – Founder, Sorry Works! – Glen Carbon, Illinois

Lisa Venn, JD, MA, CHC – Advocate Alliance – Chardon, Ohio

Delia Passi – Women Certified – Miami, Florida

Bonnie Kantor-Burman – Director Ohio Department of Aging – Columbus, Ohio

Russ Richmond – Generation America – Austin, Texas

Christian Lillis – The Peggy Lillis Memorial Foundation – Brooklyn, New York

Marty Chadwick – Mediation Path – Chandler, Arizona

Anne Llewellyn – Dorland Health – New York, New York

Kathy Kastner – Best Endings – Toronto, Canada

Pamela Klopfer – Activist Trombone Player’s Lung – Columbus, Ohio

Hari Khalsa – The Healthcare Whisperer – Waltham, Massachusetts

Lisa Stewart – Solia Spa – Brecksville, Ohio

Casey Quinlan – Mighty Casey Media/Cancer for Christmas – Richmond, Virginia

Elizabeth Bailey – The Patient’s Checklist – New York, New York

Dr. Maria Hester – founder of the Patient Whiz – Columbia, Maryland

Carla Ulbrich – The Singing Patient – Trenton, New Jersey

“e-Patient Dave” deBronkart

Elizabeth Plourde PhD -Author EMF Freedom – Irvine, California

Mary S. Sheehan – Registered Pharmacist and owner PreSCRIPTions for Happiness, Akron, Ohio

Matt Lynch – State of Ohio Representative – Columbus, Ohio

Katia Moritz Ph.D., ABPP – Creator and Co-Director of the film – “Undiagnosed” – Park City, Utah

Morgan Gleason & Amy Gleason – Mother/Daughter Patient Activists – Florida

Skip Claypool – Geauga County County Commissioner Candidate – Ohio

Jerry Day – Emmy award winning video producer – Smart Meters – Burbank, California

Tom Dahlborg Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Strategy – National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality, Boston, Massachusetts

Nick Jacobs FACHE, President of Windber Medical Center and Windber Research Center – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Kim Goldberg – author of Refugium – WiFi Exiles and the Coming Electroplague – Nanaimo, British Columbia

Sherri T. Loeb, RN,BSN – Chicago, Illinois

Sheila Brune RN, MS, CPHQ – Director of Quality Services – Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital – Dixon, Illinois

Rachel Weissburg – Project Manager – National Quality Forum – Washington, DC

Al Whitney – Parents Against Mandatory Vaccines – Columbus, Ohi

Michael Seiler – Gumshoe Consulting – Pharmacogenetics – Pittsburgh, PA

Dr. Doug Finefrock – Hackensack University Medical Center – New Jersey

Paul Connett, PhD – Fluoride Action Network – Binghamton, New York

Sylvia Rudek Director – National Association to Stop Guardian Abuse – Mt. Prospect, Illinois

Dr. David O. Carpenter – Professor Environmental Health Sciences – University at Albany SUNY

Sharon Linder – Founder and CEO GetJanes – Patient Gowns for Women – Providence, Rhode Island

Russ Tanner – Global Skywatch – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Josh Hart – Stop Smart Meters – California

Julie Stiles – Autoimmune Adventures – California

Tuan Dam – CEO Cleanint – Austin, Texas

Mike Taigman – General Manager, American Medical Response – Ventura County/Gold Coast Ambulance – Santa Barbara, California

Bonnie Groessl, MSN – The Gift of Choice Radio – Green Bay, Wisconsin

Virginia T. Ladd, RT – President and Executive Director – American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association Inc. – East Detroit, Michigan

Wendy Leebov Ed.D. – The Language of Caring – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Kim Bloomer, C.V.N.D., N.D. – Co-Founder of the American Council of Animal Naturopathy – Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Lisa Bloomquist – Founder – – Denver, Colorado

Dr. Len Brancewicz – Host – The Nutrition Shoppe’s Health Talk with Dr. Len – Wexford, PA, Rochester, PA and Fayetteville, GA

Dr. Will Sawyer – Founder – Henry the Hand Foundation – Cincinnati, Ohio

Carl O. Helvie, R.N., Dr.P.H. – Longest Living Lung Cancer Patient – Norfolk, Virginia

Tara Ventura – Magical Matrix – Numerologist – Austin, Texas

Melanie Tonia Evans – Narcissistic Abuse Expert – Melbourne, Australia

Bruce Wiseman – Citizens Commission on Human Rights – California

Gina Murphy-Darling – Mrs. Green’s World – Tucson, Arizona

Andrew Demeter – 17 year old political activist, filmmaker, and journalist – Cleveland, Ohio

Josh del Sol – Filmmaker Take Back Your Power – Smart Meters – British Columbia

Toni Temple – Ohio Network for the Chemically Injured – Cleveland, Ohio

Helen Riess, M.D. – Chief Scientist and Chairman of Empathetics – Boston, Massachusetts

Dr. Jenn Royster – Meditation, Veterans, and PTSD – Virginia

Dr. Angelo Volandes – Author of “The Conversation” and Founder Advance Care – Planning Decisions – Newton, Massachusetts

Stacey Pangle – Undiagnosed Patient Advocate – Virginia

Werner Brandmaier, Dipl. Ing. – The Institute for Feng Shui and Geopathology – Portland, Maine

Anne Tumlison – Founder – Washington D.C.

Farhad Safaie – Benchmarking Group Int. – Reston, Virginia

Brant Cortright, PH.D. – Neurogenesis – Mill Valley, California

Michael Vidikin found of Future in Focus – Washington, D.C.

Megan Fisher – WomenSafe Domestic Violence Shelter – Chardon, Ohio

Sara Koch & Lauren Teschner – The Welsh Home – Rocky River, Ohio

Stephen Wilkins MPH – Mind The Gap Academy – Jose, California

Mark David M.D. –  Author – “Irresponsible: What Surgeons Won’t Tell You and How to Protect Yourself” – Tampa, Florida

Jana Panarites – Author – “Scattered – My Year as an Accidental Caregiver” Alexandria, Virginia

Ghassan Abou-Alfa, MD – Medical Oncologist Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York

Louise Lobotsky – Infection Control Coordinator, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Alana Sheeren – Create Your Magical Life – Ventura, California

Debra Fry mother of teen suicide due to wifi in school, Chadlington, England

Brooke Billingsley – CEO Perception Strategies – Indianapolis, Indiana

Dr. Peter Grinspoon – Author – Free Refills – Chelsea, Massachusetts

Emily Wallace – Author – Scarred For Life – Detroit, Michigan

Denis Chicoine RN – MS One to One Program – Connecticut

Chris Ganser a colon cancer patient and Oncologist Dr. Jaime Bohl – North Carolina

Virginia Simpson Ph.D. – Author about Caregiving – El Dorado Hills, California

Harriet Hodgson – Health and Wellness Author – Rochester, Minnesota 

Dr. John P. Geyman – Author The Human Face of ObamaCare – San Francisco, California

Joan Edwards – Author Joan’s Eldercare Guide – Pineville, North Carolina

Steve Revnew – VP Product Development Sherwin Williams – Cleveland, Ohio

Sandra Reich M. Ed. – Montreal Center for Anxiety and Depression – Montreal, Canada

Dr. Ivy Faske – Pediatrician and Author – Palm Gardens, Florida

Cindy Sage – Co-editor of the Bioinitiative Report – Santa Barbara, California

Joie Schmidt – Author/Poet – Florida

Gene Monterastelli – EFT Tapping – Brooklyn, New York

Herta B. Feely – Author Saving Phoebe Murrow – Washington D.C.





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