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Dr. Drew Pinsky, best known as co-host of the syndicated radio show and popular MTV program Loveline, will speak on Getting Through the Tough Years at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, at the College Center, Pierce College Puyallup. Admission is $15 general/$7 students. Pierce College Puyallup is at 1601 39th Ave. S.E.
Dr. Drews appearance is part of Pierce Presents, the artists and speakers series presented by Pierce College and sponsored by Pierce College Puyallup Student Programs, The News Tribune and KPLU 88.5 FM.
Known widely as Dr. Drew, Pinsky has become a trusted counselor for millions of young adults across the country. He has spent some 20 years speaking to parents and teenagers about the adolescent experience and the pressures that accompany it. His presentations are honest, timely and to the point.
A graduate of the University of Southern California School of Medicine, Pinsky is a board-certified internist and addictionologist. He appears often on numerous national television programs, including Good Morning, America, Politically Incorrect, The View and Larry King Live.
Dr. Drew is the medical director for the Department of Chemical Dependency Services and the Chief of Service in the Department of Medicine at Las Encinas Hospital in Pasadena. He continues to operate a private clinical medicine practice and recently was named Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Los Angeles Childrens Hospital. He is co-author, with Adam Corolla, of the 1998 book The Dr. Drew and Adam Book: A Survival Guide to Life and Love.
Upcoming events in the Pierce Puyallup Presents series include:
Naked in Baghdad: The Iraq War as seen by NPR Correspondent Anne Garrels
7 p.m. Thursday, March 3
Admission: $20 general/$10 students
College Center. Book signing and reception immediately following.
A benefit dinner supporting the Pierce College Foundation will be at 5 p.m. at the Blue Olive Martini Bar & Restaurant, 1715e Dock St. Tickets are $75 for the dinner and lecture, and space is limited. For reservations call (253) 840-8495.
“MiddleSex” with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jeffrey Eugenides
7 p.m. Thursday, April 7, 2005
Admission: $15 general/$10 students
For tickets or information visit the ticket office in Room A120 at Pierce College Puyallup; call (253) 840-8416 or contact any Ticketmaster location. Tickets purchased through the college will not include a service fee.
Persons with disabilities who require accommodation may contact the Disability Support Services Office at least 48 hours in advance of the event: (253) 840-8443 (voice), (253) 840-8474 (TTY) or firstname.lastname@example.org.