Another Successful Writers’ Conference at OU

Eighth Annual Conference Rochester Writers hosted its eighth annual event at Oakland University on Saturday. Nearly ninety people were in attendance taking up several rooms in the Oakland Center on campus. The all-day event began in 2008 as a way to bring authors and writers together for networking and professional development. The Presentations As usual, the conference had several workshops, lectures, and discussions going on simultaneously for attendees to select presentations that best … [Read more...]

Did Dr. Fata Kill My Mother?

What I've Learned from Jailed Oncologist Farid Fata By Cindy Kitchel, Special to Rochester Media I have read and reread an email my mom sent me on September 22, 2010. At that time escalating stomach pain had prompted her primary care physician to order a scan and biopsies that uncovered a cancerous mass in her stomach; she wrote me after then being referred to a well-regarded oncologist, Farid Fata. Her impressions of the doctor and appointment: I liked the doctor. He is Lebanese and … [Read more...]