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Ricardo Fernandez

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Ricardo Fernandez - Nostalgia fuels his love for Beverly

Beverly Talks

Ricardo Fernandez is a Peruvian/American who has lived in Beverly for almost 30 years. Ricardo is an active contributor of the artistic and cultural development here in Beverly. Join us in this episode to learn why Ricardo stayed in Beverly, instead of going back to his beloved hometown and how he appreciates and wants to preserve Beverly's art history.Music Credits:1. Intro song: "Pistachio Ice Cream Ragtime" - by Lena Orsa.https://www.jamendo.com/artist/494669/the-piano-lady-lena-orsa2. "Voyage Loop" - By Zagi https://freesound.org/people/zagi2/sounds/319407/3. "Danger is near" - By  NightwolfCFM https://freesound.org/people/NightWolfCFM/sounds/436592/4. "Cinematic moments- dreamy> Chilhood 1P63" - By Situniman https://freesound.org/people/Setuniman/sounds/403968/5. "Loose message" - By Xhale303https://freesound.org/people/XHALE303/sounds/463995/

32mins

5 Oct 2019

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Episode 164 with Ricardo Fernandez, Head of New Business at Prodigy Finance

Tech Talks

Why should you current economic situation prohibit you from gaining access to the best education? It's a question that Prodigy Finance ask and tackle. They lend money to international students studying at the top schools around the world, based on their potential. Ricardo explains why and how in today's podcast.Also on the show, Sian Bradley joins Dave and Jack. The team talk about listeners predictions for 2019 and get a little political with some talk around energy tech.Whilst you’re here, head over to www.audible.co.uk/techtalks for your free month-trial and start your year with a great listening experience!

47mins

10 Jan 2019

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Michael Connors & Ricardo Fernandez- Teaching Overseas Perspective

The Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast

Mike Connors and Ricardo Fernandez come onto HET Podcast to discuss their experiences and perspectives serving overseas as physical therapy clinicians and educators. Mike & Ricardo provide tremendous and helpful insight and this is a must listen to anyone interested in pursing international service opportunities. Ricardo's Email Address: fernandez23@usa.net  Ricardo's Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/fernandez23_ Mike's Email Address: mjconnorspt@gmail.com  Mike's Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/mconnorspt Health Volunteers Overseas Website: https://hvousa.org/ourwork/programs/physical-therapy/ Stand: The Haiti Project Website: http://www.standhaitiproject.org/ APTA's List of Pro Bono International Opportunities & Organizations: http://www.apta.org/ProBono/International/ U.S. Department of State Travel Advisories: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories.html/ U.S. Department of Travel Information: https://www.state.gov/travel/ Ricardo Fernandez's 1st episode on the Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast talking about being an Item Writer for the NPTE/OCS Exams and being on a PT State Disciplinary Board: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ricardo-fernandez-npte-ocs-question-creator-disciplinary/id1244609366?i=1000392329303&mt=2 Mike Connor's interview with Karen Litzy on the Healthy, Wealthy & Smart Podcast discussing advocacy, preventative care & burnout: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/235-dr-mike-connors-advocacy-preventative-care-burnout/id532717264?i=1000377046452&mt=2 The PT Hustle Website: https://www.thepthustle.com/ Schedule an Appointment with Kyle Rice: www.passtheptboards.com    HET LITE Tool: www.pteducator.com/het    Anywhere Healthcare: https://anywhere.healthcare/ (code: HET)   Biographies:   Michael Connors, PT, DPT, OCS, PhD received his Master of Physical Therapy degree from University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ-Rutgers University in May 2003 with honors.  Dr. Connors obtained his post professional Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Temple University in December 2008.  He became a board certified specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in June 2011. He completed a PhD degree in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman's University in August 2017. Dr Connors is the current President of the Texas Physical Therapy Association. He also is an assistant professor within the UNT Health Science DPT Program.       Ricardo Fernandez has been working as a physical therapist for the past 28 years. He quickly rose in the healthcare profession and has worked in a variety of settings including acute care, out-patient clinics, private practice clinics and in education. He has also been an adjunct instructor at Governors State University, Morton College, Northwestern University and Oakton Community College. He has served as a clinical instructor for 87 students during their clinical affiliations throughout his career. Ricardo has been involved with protecting the public and has written physical therapist licensure exam questions and orthopedic specialty exam questions for physical therapists sitting for board certification in orthopedics. He was re-appointed to serve on the Illinois Physical Therapy Licensing and Disciplinary Board in 2012 and served as the chairperson until 2016.  Ricardo has generously donated his time to community based organizations and has presented over 150 physical therapy/health related lectures to various groups. Additionally, he has presented over 150 professional presentations across the country to physical therapists and other health care professionals for continued education. He is a licensed physical therapist and certified strength and conditioning specialist and he is currently enjoying clinical practice.

1hr

29 Nov 2018

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Ricardo Fernandez- NPTE/OCS Question Creator & Disciplinary Board Member Perspective

The Healthcare Education Transformation Podcast

We welcome Dr. Ricardo Fernandez on the podcast today who has been a physical therapy educator & clinician. He has also been involved with NPTE/OCS question development and a member of the Illinois Disciplinary Board. We hear his insight on clinical education, his experience and insight from working in the disciplinary board, his experience and insight working on the NPTE/OCS exam, pros and cons of getting the OCS, and more! Ricardo's Bio: Ricardo Fernandez has been working as a physical therapist for the past 28 years. He quickly rose in the healthcare profession and has worked in a variety of settings including acute care, out-patient clinics, private practice clinics and in education. He has also been an adjunct instructor at Governors State University, Morton College, Northwestern University and Oakton Community College. He has served as a clinical instructor for 87 students during their clinical affiliations throughout his career. Ricardo has been involved with protecting the public and has written physical therapist licensure exam questions and orthopedic specialty exam questions for physical therapists sitting for board certification in orthopedics. He was re-appointed to serve on the Illinois Physical Therapy Licensing and Disciplinary Board in 2012 and served as the chairperson until 2016.  Ricardo has generously donated his time to community based organizations and has presented over 150 physical therapy/health related lectures to various groups. Additionally, he has presented over 150 professional presentations across the country to physical therapists and other health care professionals for continued education. He is a licensed physical therapist and certified strength and conditioning specialist and he is currently enjoying clinical practice. Ricardo's Email: fernandez23@usa.net Ricardo's LinkedIn Page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ricardo-a-fernandez-41123b45/ Ricardo's Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/fernandez23_ 

41mins

16 Sep 2017

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#86 Financing your MBA Abroad & International MBA Loans with Ricardo Fernandez, Insead MBA '06

The Touch MBA Admissions Podcast

How do you plan to finance your MBA? This can be a very challenging process, especially for students from developing countries who have less access to competitive MBA loans. Ricardo Fernandez, Head of Business Development for Prodigy Finance and Insead MBA '06, discusses financing options for students pursuing their MBA outside their home country, as well as how Prodigy is trying to innovate in this underserved marketplace. Prodigy has processed more than $140m USD of loans for over 4,000 MBA students in 112 countries since it launched 9 years ago. Darren and Ricardo also talk about the value of the MBA 10 years after graduation and whether MBAs are beneficial for entrepreneurs. About Our Guest Ricardo Fernandez is Prodigy Finance's Head of Business Development, working between Madrid, London and New York. After getting his MBA from INSEAD he worked in management consulting for 8 years with Accenture, BCG and KPMG. He then shifted his focus to consult for startup companies in the fintech space, and joined the Prodigy Finance team in 2014. Ricardo got a B.Eng Mechanical Engineering and Material Science from UC Berkeley. QUESTIONS How can students fund their MBA educations abroad? (3:37) Why was Prodigy started? (8:16) Prodigy's rates, investment model and community benefits (15:35) Last tips for financing your MBA (24:50) Looking back at your career, 10 years after you got your MBA, what is the biggest benefit you’ve gotten from Insead? (27:30) Insead's alumni network and what to look for in alumni networks (29:58) At least 50% of Insead graduates start or run their own company at some point in their career - why do you think that is? Are MBAs conducive or even necessary for startups? (34:14) How do investors view MBAs? (40:00) This episode of Touch MBA is brought to you be Prodigy Finance – the leader in education loans for international postgraduate students. Visit prodigyfinance.com to learn more.

9 May 2016