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The Brain Health Research Institute Opens Co-Laboratories

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Dr. Michael Lehman

Dr. Michael Lehman talks with host Dean Amy Reynolds about new facilities opening for the Brain Health Research Institute created by Kent State University, Akron Children's Hospital, NEOMED and Cleveland Clinic. Collaboration is the key to broader discoveries in brain function, and their new "co-laboratories," along with an emphasis on getting students involved early in their education, are described as keys to progress.

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After a degree in broadcasting and theater from BGSU, Joe’s professional radio world commenced in Archbold, Ohio, in 1979, where he was the overnight deejay. In 1980 he transitioned to one of Ohio’s original radio stations, WSPD in Toledo. There he became a bone fide, mulit-award winning production director, and began paying serious attention to voice. In 1984 he came back to his hometown of Cleveland and became a full-time freelance voice artist, doing work heard all over the country. It was during this time that he was hired as an actor once a month on the WKSU production, “Standing Rock Access,” which ran from 1984-85. The freelance voice work has continued for over 30 years now. In addition to the voice work, in 1986 Joe joined, as production director, the highly successful team at Lite Rock 106.5 WLTF-FM/WRMR-AM in Cleveland, which through ownership change became WLTF-FM/WWWE-AM in 1990.