Her health expertise, psychological advice, stress research, and personal experience as a grandmother will help enrich the lives of our 300,000 readers and raise the profile overall of grandparents in this country.
New York, NY (PRWEB) July 10, 2009
Grandparents.com, the premier on-line community for today's new generation of grandparents, has appointed highly respected national health correspondent, psychiatry professor, and author, Dr. Georgia Witkin to the post of senior editor and grandparenting expert, effective immediately.
Dr. Witkin will work with the editorial team to create features and specials reports for the Grandparents.com audience, including a regular advice column Dr.Georgia on Your Mind. She will also serve as the company's media spokesperson, covering all topics relating to grandparents including stress management, multigenerational living, long distance grandparenting, successful in-law relationships, healthy living, travel with the grandkids, and much more.
"We are thrilled to have Dr. Witkin join our team," said Grandparents.com President and COO David Brinker. "Her health expertise, psychological advice, stress research, and personal experience as a grandmother will help enrich the lives of our 300,000 readers and raise the profile overall of grandparents in this country."
Dr. Witkin, an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, is also a Fox News Contributor, and has been a lifestyle reporter for CNBC, the health expert for WNBC and frequent guest expert on more than 100 shows including 20/20, Oprah, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Live with Regis , CBS Evening News, and CNN. Dr. Witkin is also author of ten internationally acclaimed books, including The Female Stress Survival Guide, Kidstress, Stress Relief and her latest addition, It's Not You, It's Him.
Known as "G.G." (Grandma Georgia) to her three grandchildren, Nathanael, 4 months; Ty, 5 years; and Jake, 8 years, she is based in New York City and available for media appearances nationwide.
Grandparents.com is the premier community for today's new generation of active, involved grandparents to foster connections with their grandchildren and their adult children. The site offers content to inspire such connections, including child- and grandparent friendly activities, travel ideas, compelling lifestyle features, expert advice, gift ideas and much more. To facilitate communication among grandparents, children and their parents, visitors have access to a range of online tools including groups, discussions, blogs, photo-sharing and video-chat applications. The company is headquartered in New York City and staffed by some of the foremost experts.
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