This Is The Day - Dr. Jamie Aten and Erica Grossman
Air Date April 17, 2013
In the midst of the Boston Marathon tragedy, do you find yourself asking where do we go from here? Today on
, Dr. Jamie Aten from the Humanitarian Disaster Institute will share practical insight on how to walk through tragedy and trauma. Plus, Erica Grossman will invite you to get involved with the search for missing missionary pilot, Jerry Krause.
Dr. Jamie Aten
Dr. Jamie Aten, Associate Professor of Psychology at Wheaton College co-directs the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College (HDI). HDI is the first faith-based academic disaster research center in the country, and one of the few disaster or humanitarian centers in the Midwest. Dr. Aten's primary professional interests focus on the integration of psychological science and theology, with an emphasis on disaster mental health and trauma.
Dr. Aten has been recognized by the American Psychological Association for his research into the psychology of religion and disaster, including research related to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Hurricane Gustav in 2008, and the Mississippi Delta tornadoes and the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill, both in 2010.
To learn more about the Humanitarian Disaster Institute, visit their website.
Listen to Dr. Aten's interview.
Erica Grossman is the Communications Director for Fidelitas Development, a Christ-centered organization that is managing the Find Jerry campaign. She is also the niece of missing American pilot, Jerry Krause. Erica graduated from Olivet Nazarene University in 2010 with a double major in marketing and management.
For more info on the Find Jerry campaign, visit this website.
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Born in Mishawaka, Ind., but raised in Niles, Mich., Nancy began her radio career in high school, producing and hosting a program on the local radio station. After graduating from high school, she continued to study broadcasting and through her career has worked at many stations in Michigan and Illinois. Nancy has helped host the Muscular Dystrophy Telethon on WGN-TV, fund-raising efforts on WTTW-TV in Chicago and the Country Music Today program on local Chicago television.
Nancy hosts mid-mornings from 9 a.m. to noon on Moody Radio Chicago, including her own show This is the Day. She also hosts Music for Sunday and the Praise and Worship Channel. Nancy is married and has one daughter. She enjoys reading, baking and experiencing the outdoors.