Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 23, 2014
In May of 2014, David Gergen, President of Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) and Executive Director of the American Sleep & Breathing Academy Dental Division (ASBADD), was contacted by the Whitney Reynolds Show. They were interested in filming a TV special about the prevalence of sleep apnea found among NFL players. As the President of PPHA, Gergen immediately knew that this was something he and the former NFL greats he works with would be perfect for. In July of 2014, David Gergen teamed up with former All-Pro NFL Wide Receiver Roy Green, Dr. Archie Roberts, Dr. Robert Wolf and Dr. Todd Swick in Chicago to film the PBS special for the Whitney Reynolds Show. After months of anticipation, Gergen is excited to announce that the sleep apnea TV special will begin airing in Chicago on WYCC channel 20 on Saturday, November 1st at 4:00PM and again on Sunday, November 2nd @ 4:30AM. Don’t worry, those that do not live in Chicago will still be able to watch the Whitney Reynolds sleep apnea special via YouTube by searching Whitney Reynolds/sleep apnea on Tuesday, November 4th. The program will also be airing in other markets across the country this winter; please check local PBS listings.
About David Gergen
David Gergen, CDT and President of Pro Player Health Alliance, has been a nationally respected dental lab technician for over 25 years. He received the award for The Finest Orthodontic Technician in the Country given by Columbus Dental in 1986. He also has been appointed Executive Director of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy Dental Division, a national interdisciplinary academy dedicated to sleep training and education with over 60,000 members. David rolled out of bed on December 4, 1982 and had his career ah ha moment. He knew he was going to be an orthodontic technician and he knew he was going to help people all over the country to help treat their sleep disorders in partnership with their dentists. He has worked for some of the pioneers in the orthodontic and sleep dentistry fields. He was the personal technician for the likes of Dr. Robert Ricketts, Dr. Ronald Roth, Dr. A. Paul Serrano, Dr. Clark Jones, Dr. Harold Gelb, Dr. Joseph R. Cohen, Dr. Rodney Willey, Dr. Allan Bernstein, and Dr. Thien Pham. One of his proudest achievements is receiving The National Leadership award for Arizona Small Businessman of the Year in 2004.
About The Whitney Reynolds Show
The Whitney Reynolds Show is committed to having fun, inspiring millions and making a difference one topic at a time. Originally an online talk show, The Whitney Reynolds Show gained momentum quickly and moved to NBC Nonstop within its first year. In 2012, the show made strategic changes which included a move to PBS, WTTW. In 2014, the show landed a weekly spot on PBS WYCC-Chicago and has partnered with them to push the show out nationally. Whitney contributes on KISS FM’s “The Weekly Show” her segment spotlights rock star woman entrepreneurs that give back to our community.
About Pro Player Health Alliance
Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA) is an organization dedicated to helping former NFL players and the public through providing testing and treatment options for those who suffer from sleep apnea. In addition, the PPHA is dedicated to integrating education and raising awareness, in a fun and memorable way. The PPHA was created by David Gergen.
About American Sleep & Breathing Academy Dental Division
The American Sleep and Breathing Academy Dental Division is an established educational institution for sleep disorders. Designed by sleep professionals to serve the community at large and educate technicians, respiratory therapists, physicians, dentists and other medical providers in the field of sleep disorders.