5:30 pm 2011
Your support means so much to me. Thank you!
October 18, 2011 10:00am
Unveiling of Patrick’s wax figure at MADAME TUSSAUDS! Hollywood, CA
October 21, 2011
Keynote Speaker at PANCREATIC CANCER ACTION NETWORK’s Scientific Grantee Dinner
October 22, 2011
EVENING OF THE STARS, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s Annual Fundraising Gala
NOVEMBER is PANCREATIC CANCER AWARENESS MONTH.
WEAR PURPLE! VOLUNTEER!
November 1, 2011 10:00
“GREAT DAY HOUSTON” interview with Deborah Duncan airs. Link
November 11, 2011
Interview with SELF MAGAZINE online. Link
November 11, 2011
Interview with EverydayHealth.com Link
November 17, 2011
Keynote Speaker, TEXAS WOMEN’S CONFERENCE, Houston, TX
“Live Fearlessly! Imagine your path to purpose and boldly transform.” Link
November 17, 2011
Interview, The Houston Chronicle Link
November 18, 2011
Article in Culture Map Houston on Texas Women’s Conference. Link
November 20, 2011
Article in Your Houston News. Link
November 20, 2011
Interview on Great Day Houston with Deborah Duncan Link
November 23, 2011
Speaker at Purple Light Vigil at Houston’s City Hall.
December 9, 2011
Keynote Speaker, 6th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CACHEXIA CONFERENCE, Milan, Italy
December 30, 2011
PEOPLE MAGAZINE, featured article on stands!
Lisa Niemi Swayze’s book, WORTH FIGHTING FOR is released on January 3, 2012!
January 3, 2012
GOOD MORNING AMERICA interview with Lisa. Link
USA TODAY article out today.
THE FRANK DECARO SHOW on Sirius-XM, 1:30-1:55 EST.
BARNES & NOBLE book signing at 7 pm – 150 East 86th Street (between 3rd & 4th), NY, NY
January 4, 2012
THE PAT KENNY SHOW, UK Radio at 7:oo – 7:20 EST / 12pm GMT
FOX NEWS CHANNEL “Fox Friends” interview at 8:45 am.
THE ONCOLOGY SHOW on Sirius-XM, 12pm – 12:30pm EST
SOMERSET MEDICAL CENTER, speaking, Q & A, and book signing starting at at 7pm, Bridgewater Manor, 1251 Route 202/206, Bridgewater, New Jersey
January 5, 2012
BROADMINDED on Sirius-XM Radio at 9:30am – 10:00am EST.
THE WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW, interview.
Fly to Houston, TX.
January 6, 2012
THE SCOTSMAN, newspaper interview. Link
“INNERVIEWS WITH ERNIE MANOUSE”, for PBS.
January 7, 2012
FOX AND FRIENDS WEEKEND via satellite live at 9:20am EST.
NEWS 92 FM Radio in Houston, TX.
BLUE WILLOW BOOKS at the West Houston Community Center. Speaking, Q & A, and book signing starting at 3pm. Address: 725 Bateswood Dr., Suite 230, Houston TX 77079.
January 9, 2012
ACCESS HOLLYWOOD LIVE at 7:30am PST. Also airing again at 11am PST. Link
MORNING NEWS KTLA, live at 9:08 am.
E! ENTERTAINMENT, live at 11:30 PST.
EXTRA! Interview with Mario Lopez at 7pm PST. Link
January 10, 2012
BARNES AND NOBLE book signing and Q&A, 7pm at The Grove, West Hollywood, CA.
January 12, 2012
PANCREATIC CANCER ACTION NETWORK. Book Event at 6pm at headquarters, 1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA
KCBS CHANNEL 2 interview w/ Suraya Fadel. Link
January 13, 2012
TODAY SHOW Australia, on camera interview. Link
KCBS Channel 2 News, interview with Suraya Fadel. Link
EVERYDAY HEALTH interview w/ Allison Takeda. Link
January 20, 2012
2UE NEWS TALK interview w/Tim Shaw. Link
January 28, 29, 2012
GRAND-AM ROLEX 24 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL. In the pit, supporting & cheering the team’s race for Texas Heart Institute, and Patrick Dempsey team for Seattle Children’s Hospital.
January 31, 2012
“METAPHYSICAL MINDS” Live interview w/Shay Parker, 4:00-6:00 pm PST/7:00-8:00 pm EST on CBS – New Sky Radio, in conjunction with OM TIMES MAGAZINE cover story.
FEBRUARY ISSUE – LADIES HOME JOURNAL. Featured article on stands in January.
TODAY TONIGHT interview – taped Australia
February 27, 2012
Keynote Speaker, BRANDEIS NATIONAL COMMITTEE BOOK AND AUTHOR EVENT at J.W. Marriott Phoenix, Arizona
February 29, 2012
TODAY TONIGHT airs. Link
OM TIMES MAGAZINE, cover story. Link
March 8, 2012
Radio interview with Australia’s Afternoons with Moyd and Loretta. Link
March 13th/14th, 2012
NEWSTALK ZB BREAKFAST, radio interview airs live in New Zealand, the 14th @ 7am (the 13th at 11am PST).
March 30th/29th 2012
THE CIRCLE, live on-camera interview in Australia, Friday the 30th @ 10 am (Thurs. the 29th @ 4 pm PST). “The Circle” is Australia’s version of the US show “The View.” Link
April 14, 2012
Speaking in San Jose @ WOMEN’S HEALTH 360, hosted by Good Samaritan Hospital. Saturday, April 21st at 8:30 am. @ San Jose Marriot, 301 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113. More info: 1-888-724-2362. This event is FREE!
April 18, 2012
6:30 pm, attending open rehearsal of COMPLEXIONS at 890 Broadway, NYC. Love this dance company!
7:40 am, appearing on CBS THIS MORNING with hosts Rebecca Jarvis and Jeff Glor.
PURPLE STRIDE Event in New York City! For more information/register, go HERE
April 23, 2012
6:30 pm, attending the opening and celebration of GHOST THE MUSICAL on Broadway.
April 28, 2012
DIRECTOR’S GUILD of AMERICA (DGA) POKER TOURNAMENT 2012. Sharpening up my poker skills! Proceeds support the Director’s Guild Foundation that serves fellow members in need. It’s win/win tonight!
Thru May 19th
SLOW DANCE IN MIDTOWN. My amazing brother-in-law is performing in this powerful play at WhiteFire Theater in Sherman Oaks, CA. Extended Run! Link
May 20, 2012
In Boston. For my awesome niece, goddaughter, and namesake, Lisa’s graduation from BOSTON UNIVERSITY!
June 6th, 2012
New Mexico, ahhh.
June 12, 2012
June is our month as we work towards our all-important Advocacy Day in Washington DC. Make a stand with me, & participate in our Three Week Challenge to Victory, beginning June 12th. Link
June 22, 2012
Interview w/ New York Times. Link
June 25th, 2012
THE TODAY SHOW on NBC. Interview on air between 9 & 9:30am EST. Link
Travel to Washington DC.
THE HILL, Interview. Link
POLITICO interview, along w/ Julie Fleshman, President of Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Link
HEADLINE NEWS interview, along w/ Julie Fleshman, President of Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Link
June 26, 2012
FOX NEWS Link
6th ANNUAL PANCREATIC CANCER ADVOCACY DAY.We’re marching on Washington, Folks! And this one is important! Whether or not you make it all the way to DC, you can stand up & raise your voice in this passionate cause.
1) REGISTRATION IS FULL! 6/1/12 – Link
2) Make a stand. Participate in our Three Week Challenge to Victory, beginning June 12th. http://pancan.org/section_get_involved/advocate/advocacy_action_center.php.
3) MAKE a NOISE in our NATIONAL CALL-IN on JUNE 26th!!! SIGN UP for this call: Link
Thank you all for your beyond-appreciated participation.
June 28, 2012
THE HILL Link
August 18, 2012
September 11, 2012
FOX AND FRIENDS. Interview w/PanCan President & CEO Julie Fleshman
September 12, 2012
WASHINGTON DC. A day on the Hill to lobby hard for our bill!
My beautiful man. August 18, 1952 – September 14, 2009
Taking the day to honor him.
September 19, 2012
THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES UNANIMOUSLY PASSED OUR BILL!!! ON TO THE SENATE FLOOR!
September 20, 2012
Speaking at HOSPICE OF THE BLUEGRASS. 7:30 pm The Signature Club. Lexington, Kentucky.
October 1, 2012
Speaking at END OF LIFE SYMPOSIUM. 5 pm Macon College, Macon, Georgia.
Speaking at CHICAGO IDEAS WEEK. 7 – 8:30 pm at the Oriental Theater, Chicago, Illinois
November 3, 2012
Attending PURPLE STRIDE PHILADELPHIA
Dinner w/ TeamHOPE, our runners for the NYC Marathon!
November 4, 2012
Attending PURPLESTRIDE NEW JERSEY
November, 10, 2012
MICHAEL BOLTON CHARITIES. Reno, Nevada (maybe Michael will let me sing? Uh, maybe not).
December 3, 2012
Receiving “SPIRIT OF HOPE AWARD,” the highest honor bestowed by Stanford Cancer Institute. Palo Alto, CA
January 1, 2013
Magazine interview for PARIS MATCH is out this month
TV interview with France’s 50 MINUTES INSIDE is aired this month.
January 2, 2013
President Obama signs the RECALCITRANT CANCER ACT into law!! Heavenly Day!!
Press conference CELEBRATING the passage of the RECALCITRANT CANCER ACT at Stanford Cancer Center w/ Senator Anna Eschoo.
January 23, 2013
“WORTH FIGHTING FOR” released in FRANCE!!!
February 14, 2013
VIP reception for TIDEWELL HOSPICE, 5:30 pm Ritz Carlton in Sarasota, Florida.
February 15, 2013
Speaking at TIDEWELL HOSPICE EVENT, 11 am at Ritz Carlton in Sarasota.
February 20, 2013
Press conference CELEBRATING the passage of the RECALCITRANT CANCER ACT at Steeplechase Cancer Center in New Jersey w/ Rep Leonard Lance.
February 25, 2013
Press conference CELEBRATING the passage of the RECALCITRANT CANCER ACT in Rhode Island w/ Senator Whitehouse.
Interview for the spring issue of PAIN PATHWAYS magazine is out.
Interview for MONTREAL MAGAZINE is out.
April 4, 2013
Speaking at CANCER CLINICS OF EXCELLENCE, 7 pm at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.
May 26, 2013
Okay, okay. It’s my birthday today.
Speaking at PANCREATIC CANCER ACTION NETWORK GALA in Seattle, Washington.