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This edition: Profiles in Science

Episode Details

Original tape date: November 27, 2012.

First aired: November 27, 2012.

• Lisa Beth Kovetz introduces us to Army Officer Mark D’Agostino who went from a tough life on the streets to science and who is now a world-class surgeon.

• Marlene Peralta takes us to a farm sanctuary that is a safe haven for rescued animals run by a child development specialist.

• Carol Anne Riddell tells us about a group of former cheerleaders who now lead the cheer for science and their work in closing the gender gap.

• Donna Hanover talks mysteries written by a woman with a diverse career as a physicist, engineer and nuclear waste manager.

• Barry Mitchell sits down with a rocket scientist who shares childhood stories about growing up with a gambling father.

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Guest List

Dr. Amanda Adeleye NY-Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University Med. Ctr.

Darlene Cavalier Founder, Science Cheerleader

William Crain, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology, City College of New York

M.D. Dr. Mark D'Agostino

Camille Minichino Mystery Writer / Scientist

Ronald Probstein Author of “Honest Sid”, Massachussetts Institute of Technology

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