Catholic Connection – May 20, 2014 – Hour 2

+  Intro, News, and Teresa Tomeo

  • Description: Christine Schicker is the General Manager for Northern Michigan's Baraga Broadcasting. She fills in this morning for the traveling Teresa Tomeo. Before the news, Teresa calls in from her Marriage Pilgrimage in Rome to give us an update.

+  Common Core vs. Classic Catholic Education

  • Segment Guests:
    • Dan Guernsey
      National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools

      Dr. Guernsey is a graduate of the Saint Ignatius Institute (a classical great books program) at the Jesuit University of San Francisco where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in English. He holds a Master’s degree in English from U. C. Berkeley, and a Master’s degree in school administration from CSU Fresno. He earned his Doctorate in Education at Eastern Michigan University, specializing in educational leadership. He has 17 year's experience working in Catholic schools, both nationally and internationally, from kindergarten to graduate school, as a teacher, consultant, principal, dean, and president.

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+  Common Core vs. Classic Catholic Education

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+  Biotechnology and Ethical Research

  • Segment Guests:
    • Dr. Theresa Deisher
      President & CEO , AVM Biotechnology

      Dr. Deisher is a world renowned scientist in the field of adult stem cell therapies and regenerative medicine. She was the first person world-wide to identify and patent stem cells from the adult heart, including what are now called “very small embryonic-like stem cells” (VSELS), and also is a patented inventor of the most potent mesenchymal growth factor ever identified, as well as of the use of cytokines to mobilize adult embryonic-like cells. Dr. Deisher graduated with honors and distinction from Stanford University, and obtained her Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Physiology from Stanford University.

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+  Biotechnology and Ethical Research

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