Welcome Dr. Roffman!
We are honored to welcome Dr. Joel Roffman, MD to our Computer School for Seniors campus and to our Blog.
Dr. Roffman is a cardiologist practicing in Richardson, Texas. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and after completing his post-graduate studies in Hartford, Connecticut, moved to Dallas, where he and his wife Nancy raised their family.
In addition to maintaining a busy office practice, Dr. Roffman is chairperson of the charitable foundation for his sixty-eight member physician group. He has taught Sunday school and high school science, coached youth sports for fourteen years, and is a past president of the Southwest Region of the American Jewish Congress and the Richardson Chapter of the American Heart Association. He is currently a vice president of the Dallas Jewish Historical Society. He is also an author with a newly released book, Coping with Adversity.
Dr. Roffman is excited about being able to share inspirational real-life stories that he encounters in his practice. He said in a recent email, "Just yesterday, I encountered two patients with compelling stories for our Blog - one is a realtor who has come by hard times (no surprise) and has gone back to teaching middle school science - and is more rewarded - almost emotional - about the effect she is having on children. The other is an elderly woman who is severely limited by arthritis and other conditions, yet was exuberant about all the blessings that have come about in her life since the last time we visited."
Starting next Saturday, April 18th, our Saturday Star Spotlight posts will be replaced with our new Saturday with Dr. Roffman posts and the Fitness Center on our Computer School for Seniors campus will be expanded to become the Health and Fitness Center with Dr. Roffman, MD as our new Faculty Advisor.
Dr. Joel Roffman has spoken to many church, synagogue and support groups. His book, Coping with Adversity: Judaism’s response to illness and other life struggles is enjoyable, uplifting and informative. It is meant for people of all faiths and can be viewed at http://www.copingwithadversity.com/. It is available at Barnes and Noble, Borders, and Amazon.com.
Dr. Roffman is also the Health and Fitness Center Faculty Advisor on the Computer School for Seniors campus. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org