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Diplomat Richard Holbrooke dies of aortic dissection

Posted on Tuesday, December 14th, 2010, by with Comments Off

Richard C. Holbrooke, well-known and respected diplomat, died Monday at the age of 69 after doctors performed surgery to repair an aortic dissection, a tear in his aorta. He most recently served as the Obama administration’s point man in the volatile Afghan-Pakistani war zone.

http://www.cnn.com/2010/US/12/14/richard.holbrooke/index.html?hpt=T1


Amy Yasbeck & Dianna Milewicz Discuss the JRRP

Posted on Tuesday, December 7th, 2010, by with Comments Off

Amy Yasbeck and Dianna Milewicz, MD, PhD appeared on Fox News on Tuesday, December 7th in Houston, TX to discuss the John Ritter Research Program and Amy’s new memoir, With Love and Laughter, John Ritter.


Aortic Awareness in the Houston Area

Posted on Wednesday, December 1st, 2010, by with Comments Off

If you live in or around the great city of Houston:
Actress, writer and aortic health advocate Amy Yasbeck will appear at Brazos Bookstore (2421 Bissonnet) at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, to talk about her new memoir, With Love and Laughter, John Ritter (Simon & Schuster, 2010).

Earlier this year, Yasbeck established the John Ritter Research Program (www.johnritterresearchprogram.org ) in Aortic and Vascular Diseases (JRRP) at UTHealth.


 


 

 

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