Dr. Elizabeth Comen, M.D.: All in Her Head

April 1, 2024
Hosted by Patricia Raskin

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Dr. Elizabeth Comen, M.D., has dedicated her medical career to saving the lives of women. An award-winning, internationally sought-after clinician and physician-scientist, Dr. Comen is a Medical Oncologist specializing in breast cancer at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. She earned her BA in the History of Science from Harvard College and her MD from Harvard Medical School, then completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital and her fellowship in oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Recognized for her compassion and easy-to-comprehend communication with patients, Dr. Comen is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including the Department of Defense Breakthrough Award for Breast Cancer, the American Society of Clinical Oncology Young Investigator Award, and multiple grants from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and the Susan G. Komen Foundation, among others. Her research has been published in prestigious scientific journals, including Nature, Cancer Cell, Journal of Clinical Oncology, and The Journal of National Cancer Institute. Chosen as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor in New York since 2017, she has also been featured as a New York Magazine Top Doctor multiple years in a row. Dr. Comen has appeared on Good Morning America, The Today Show, The View, ABC News, NY1, Wall Street Journal online, Fox News, and other news and print outlets, such as The New York Times, Today.com, Elle magazine, and Self magazine. A tireless advocate for women’s healthcare, she has mentored many students throughout their academic and medical careers with the goal to empower patients with the tools they need not just to survive, but thrive. Dr. Comen will discuss her new book, All in Her Head: The Truth and Lies Early Medicine Taught Us About Women's Bodies and Why It Matters Today, which is written with humor, wisdom, and deep scientific and cultural insight. Dr. Comen follows the road map of the eleven organ systems to share unique and untold stories, drawing upon medical texts and journals, interviews with expert physicians, as well as her own experience treating thousands of women. ?Eye-opening, sometimes enraging, yet always captivating, this shared memoir of women’s medical history is an essential contribution to a holistic understanding and much-needed reclaiming of women’s history and bodies. For More Information: https://www.drelizabethcomen.com/

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Patricia Raskin

Patricia Raskin is a nationally recognized, multi-media talk show host, award-winning producer and business owner. She is recognized by her peers and audiences as the “powerhouse voice” on lifestyle, health and wellness and inspirational programs. Her work as a trainer, speaker and coach to thousands of participants, focuses on creating positive change on a local, regional and national level. Patricia has been known as a “positive media” pioneer for four decades and she has interviewed over 5,000 guest experts and celebrities including, Dr. Maya Angelou, Dr. Memhet Oz, Marianne Williamson, Dr. John Gray, Richard Bach, Dr. Andrew Weil, Jack Canfield, Joan Lunden, ABC Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary, and award-winning actor Jane Seymour. Patricia has interviewed talented writers, producers and directors from the Hallmark Channel including Michael Landon Jr., Elliot Gould, Ernest Borgnine and Patty Duke. Her programs have aired on Cumulus, PBS and NPR affiliates, WTKF, 107.3FM, Blog Talk Radio and she was one of the first to create positive radio programs on the internet. The Patricia Raskin Show, aired on the News Talk 630 WPRO, a Cumulus Broadcasting affiliate, for ten years. Her program is now broadcast exclusively on VoiceAmerica.com, its nineteenth year, heard live on Mondays on the Variety Channel at 2PMET/11AM PT, rebroadcast on Saturdays at 3PMET on the Health and Wellness Channel and archived on voiceamerica. http://www.voiceamerica.com/Show/1045 and also available iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=421428770 Patricia works with companies, businesses and non-profit organizations to create trainings, seminars, radio programs, podcasts, and events that promote healthy living. Her work as a podcast coach helps clients craft, develop and deliver their podcasts. She is a 2017 graduate of the NU11 class of Leadership Rhode Island. Patricia is a recipient of the 2020 Providence Business News (PBN) Leaders and Achievers Award, the 2015 Rhode Island Small Business (SBA) Award, 1996 and 2003 Distinguished Woman of the Year Award from the Carteret County (North Carolina) Council for Women and the 2001 recipient of the Circle of Excellence Media Award from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

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