• David Feifel, MD, PhD, Professor, Physician and Neuropsychiatrist Extraordinaire at UC San Diego

    September 22, 2016

    This week, Richard and Joe welcomed Dr. David Feifel, neuropsychiatrist specializing in adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and treatment-resistant mood disorders. He is the director of the Neuropsychiatry program, the Adult ADHD program, and the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) program at UC San Diego Health.

    Dr. Feifel’s clinical focus is the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders stressing a biological orientation. He is Director of the Adult Psychiatric Services at UCSD Medical Center, which includes the Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Unit (NBMU), an 18-bed inpatient unit and the Consult / Liaison service

    Dr. Feifel is also a trained neuroscientist and a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where he teaches medical students, residents and postdoctoral fellows. He runs a basic neuropsychopharmacology laboratory on the campus of the UCSD Medical Center. His laboratory develops animal models to explore the biological mechanisms underlying psychiatric conditions such as psychosis and to assess the potential of novel pharmacological treatments, particularly ones aimed at neuropeptide targets.

    Dr. David Feifel earned a Bachelors of Science, Master’s Degree and a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto, Canada, where he also earned a Medical Degree. After completing an internship in Internal Medicine at the Toronto General Hospital, Dr. Feifel completed his residency training in Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, where he served as Chief Resident for the UCSD Outpatient Psychiatry Services in 1994. In 1995, he joined the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry where he currently holds the rank of full Professor. Dr. Feifel is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Psychiatry and subspecialty of Psychosomatic Medicine and a Diplomate of the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry. He is also a faculty member in the UCSD Neurosciences Graduate Program. Dr. Feifel is the Director of the Adult Psychiatric Services at UCSD Medical Center, and the senior attending psychiatrist on the Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Inpatient Unit (NBMU). In addition to being a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Psychiatry, he is also certified in the subspecialties Psychosomatic Medicine, Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry. He has authored or co-authored numerous original scientific research papers, abstracts and book chapters.

    Among his distinctions, Dr. Feifel is an elected member of the American College of Neuropharmacology. He has been elected by his peers for inclusion in ‘Best Doctors in America’ and is cited in the Castle Connelly list of “Top Doctors”

    Listen to a podcast of Dr. David Feifel’s interview!

  • Carl Sheeler Talks with Richard About Business Valuations

    March 28, 2012
    On Sunday April 1st, Richard interviewed sponsor Carl Sheeler about his approach to business valuation. This excerpt from Business Valuations, Ltd., outlines some of the major issues to consider when hiring a business valuation expert: “You need a business valuation” is the statement made to just about every business owner eventually by an attorney or a ... Read more
  • CPAs Don Eppich and Paul Polito Join the Show

    March 22, 2012
    On Sunday March 4th, Richard and Joe interviewed Don Eppich and Paul Polito about business strategy and taxation. Polito Eppich specializes in serving companies with revenues between a half million to 150 million a year. Generally these businesses are dynamic, either growing or divesting, have complex tax structures and “thin financial management” meaning they need ... Read more
  • Katie Klingensmith from UBS Talks About National and Foreign Macroeconomic Trends

    March 15, 2012
    On March 18th UBS strategist Katie Klingensmith and Richard Muscio talked about global macroeconomic trends in light of the coming election. Katie Klingensmith is one of the co-authors of Election Watch 2012, a white paper that identifies political issues at stake with the coming 2012 election. Additionally, on Tuesday, March 6th, 2012, Ms. Klingensmith gave ... Read more
  • “Komen for the Cure” Laura Farmer Sherman – March 11, 2012

    March 7, 2012
    Laura Farmer Sherman joins Richard and Joe on the show March 11, 2012. While nationally Susan G. Komen for the Cure has been in the news recently over their relationship with Planned Parenthood, Laura, Richard and Joe will be discussing the specific contributions that Komen has been making locally here in San Diego’s care and ... Read more
  • Motivational Speakers at The Secret Knock

    March 7, 2012
    Richard Muscio presented at The Secret Knock event hosted by best-selling author (“Three Feet From Gold”) and motivational speaker Greg S. Reid (www.alwaysgood.com). Among other notable motivational speakers were Mark Anthony Bates, Dave Stanley, and the inimitable Les Brown, with over 200 in attendance. Richard spoke about how, from his experience with vision loss in 2001, ... Read more
  • GOP Dan McAllister Criticizes DeMaio 401K Plan; One is Already in Place

    February 28, 2012
    On January 29th, Richard and Joe interviewed Dan McAllister, San Diego County’s Treasurer. (audio here) Maureen Cavanaugh from KPBS interviewed Dan McAllister on February 20th, and she explored some of the same controversial financial themes we did on our show. For the transcript of Ms. Cavanaugh’s interview, click here. We found this excerpt interesting: CAVANAUGH: I’d like ... Read more
  • Make Sure Your Business is Braced for Success – Guest Rich Gaines

    February 25, 2012
    Sponsor and tax attorney Rich Gaines discusses the 3 pillars of Family Wealth: business prosperity, mastery of self, and financial health. Making Sure Your Business is Braced for Success was the subject of his interactive and experiencial workshop. For more information on workshops, please visit www.FamilyLegacyLegal.com or call 760.931.9923. Listen to the Rich Gaines interview by clicking ... Read more
  • UBS’s Andy Blocker Interviews with Richard Muscio on KFMB

    February 23, 2012
    Richard interviewed Andy Blocker on Sunday, February 26th. Mr. Blocker is the Managing Director at UBS in its US Office of Public Policy. Blocker’s previous employer was the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), where he was Vice President of Government Relations. Blocker has worked for Congressman Martin Frost (F-TX), the Senate Budget Committee, and the ... Read more
  • Greg Kyte Offers His Comedic Opinion to the CPA Horizons 2025 report

    February 18, 2012
    Greg Kyte’s monthly look at the current issues and trends in the accounting profession pokes fun at the AICPA’s CPA Horizons 2025 report. Filmed live at the inaugural IC Opportunities event hosted by Jody Padar in Chicago. Read more
  • Richard and Joe Interviewed Victor DeNoble

    February 16, 2012
    On Sunday, February 19th, Richard interviewed Victor DeNoble, the famous whistleblower that took down Phillip Morris. Immediately following our broadcast, Victor was on C-SPAN. Click here to watch the video. The following excerpt from a Yakima Herald news article sums up Dr. DeNoble’s experience. ‘Philip Morris, the makers of Marlboro cigarettes, hired DeNoble in 1980 to ... Read more