OPEN BXRx Wednesday: NAMI- NYC, Piazza di Belmont and Barrier Free Living

May 16, 2022
OPEN BXRx Wednesday: NAMI- NYC, Piazza di Belmont and Barrier Free Living

On this episode of OPEN BXRx Wednesday, Host Daren Jaime is joined by the Treasurer of the Belmont BID, Frank Franz who talks about the return of Piazza di Belmont and how they are welcoming visitors back with their outdoor dining weekend plans.

Then Daren sits down with the President & CEO of Barrier Free Living, Paul Feuerstein who speaks on the organization receiving the National Crime Victims' Service Award for Professional Innovation in Victim Services for their work supporting survivors of violence who are disabled. Daren is also joined by the CEO of Todos Medical Ltd, Gerald Commissiong to discuss how the company is fighting the emerging issue of long Covid and how viral persistence is the leading cause of it.

Later on in the show, the Assistant Professor at the Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Jeannette R. Mahoney joins Daren to speak about a grant helping examine sensory networks in the brain and their potential link to early Alzheimer's disease. Lastly, Daren is joined by the Associate Executive Director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness of NYC, Lynnette Verges who talks about this year’s upcoming NAMIwalks NYC and what people can expect.

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