Baltimore Health Commissioner Leana Wen: The Power of Meeting Other People Who Stutter (Ep. 513)

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Dr. Leana S. Wen, Health Commissioner of Baltimore

Dr. Leana Wen joins Peter Reitzes to discuss growing up with covert stuttering, learning to face stuttering openly, avoidance reduction therapy, the power of meeting others who stutter and so much more.

Leana S. Wen MD, MSc, FAAEM, is the newly appointed Health Commissioner of Baltimore City, is a Harvard-educated emergency physician, Rhodes Scholar, TED speaker (link), and author of the best-selling book, When Doctors Don’t Listen: How to Avoid Misdiagnoses and Unnecessary Tests. Dr. Wen is interviewed in the Summer 2015 Stuttering Foundation newsletter (interview and full newsletter) and is a keynote presenter, this July 4th, at the annual conference of the National Stuttering Association in Baltimore, MD.

Stuttering Awareness Week begins May 11. In celebration, the Stuttering Foundation just published the Top 10 Things to do to Celebrate Stuttering Awareness Week.