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CHOC SAFETY SHOW ON AMERICAN HEALTH JOURNAL MAY 2014
May 19, 2014

The “CHOC Safety Show,” a program featuring several CHOC physicians and other clinical experts discussing various safety topics, will air on the highly rated, award-winning health care television program American Health Journal on PBS SoCal TV during the month of May.    
 
The “CHOC Safety Show” will air on the following dates:
Friday, May 16, 2014 at 5:30 p.m., PBS SoCal – KOCE
Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 4 p.m., PBS SoCal Plus – KOCE
Friday, May 23, 2014 at 1 a.m., PBS SoCal Plus – KOCE
 
The experts and their respective subject matters include:
“Choking Hazards” – Dr. Nguyen Pham, Otolaryngologist 
“Concussions” – Dr. Sharief Taraman, neurologist and Dr. Jonathan Romain, psychologist 
“Drowning Prevention” - Dr. Paul Lubinsky, critical care specialist and Michelle Lubahn, CHOC community educator 
“Prescription Drug Abuse” – Dr. Jacqueline Winkelmann, pediatrician
“Sports Injuries” – Dr. John Schlechter, orthopaedist and Mollee Smith, physical therapist
“Sudden Cardiac Arrest” – Dr. Anjan Batra, cardiologist 
 
The recipient of more than 90 national and international awards, including 15 Telly Awards, American Health Journal airs on PBS and other national network affiliates that reach more than 30 million households. Each 30-minute episode features six segments with a diverse range of medical specialists discussing a full spectrum of health topics. 
 
For more information, visit www.discoverhealth.tv
 
 

Named one of the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report (2014-2015) and a 2013 Leapfrog Top Hospital for the highest quality of care, Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC Children's) is exclusively committed to the health and well-being of children through clinical expertise, advocacy, outreach, education and research that brings advanced treatment to pediatric patients. Affiliated with the University of California, Irvine, CHOC’s regional health care network includes two state-of-the-art hospitals in Orange and Mission Viejo, many primary and specialty care clinics, a pediatric residency program, and four clinical centers of excellence - the CHOC Children’s Heart, Neuroscience, Orthopaedic and Hyundai Cancer Institutes..

CHOC earned the Gold Level CAPE Award from the California Council of Excellence, the only children’s hospital in California to ever earn this distinction, and was awarded Magnet designation, the highest honor bestowed to hospitals for nursing excellence.  Recognized for extraordinary commitment to high-quality critical care standards, CHOC’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is the first in the United States to earn the Beacon Award for Pediatric Critical Care Excellence.

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Media Contact:
Denise Almazan, Director of Public Relations
phone: (714) 509-8680
email: pr@chocchildrens.org

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