Diane Barnes is a Yale-trained physician who experienced a life-altering stroke, transforming the way she sees herself and the world around her. Now a Meisner-trained actor and writer, she has performed her national one-woman stage production My Stroke of Luck in New York, Philadelphia, and San Francisco to audience acclaim. Host Paula Marantz Cohen examines Barnes dramatic metamorphosis from her familys prestigious and unusual legacy in medicine and her role as a single mother of two adopted... [see more] sons to her post-stroke recovery and self-realization as a performing artist.
The Drexel InterView is a half-hour, original series featuring interesting people and interesting talk. Hosted by best-selling author, critic and Drexel University Distinguished Professor of English Paula Marantz Cohen, each episode features an interview with a noteworthy figure. Guests reflect a diversity of opinions and backgrounds and come from fields including art, politics, science and business.