Education and Family

The Global Child

Dr. David Kenneth Waldman

The Global Child – Kids be Aware: A Conversation with Dr Susan Ruiz

What is the future you want to create for your children? How do you empower children to lead a healthier life? Do you understand the science in order to prevent health issues in your life?

This show discusses the how to educate children, parents, and your neighborhood in order to keep children ‘Healthy and Smart’. Kids be Aware is a 501c3 nonprofit which organizes seminars, workshops, and so much more in order to educate and empower children. Their goal is for children to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors. Dr Susan Ruiz, Chairwoman for Kids Be Aware, Inc. talks about her nonprofit’s mission to educate children and parents about infectious and chronic diseases. This show answers the question how to increase disease awareness in schools, at home, and in the community. Dr Ruiz received her PhD at Walden University specializing in Health Psychology.

Every parent, child advocate, and teacher will want to listen to the show. Additionally, Dr Ruiz discusses her research interest in the support of spouses/partners of veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Dr Ruiz’s desire is to collaborate with non-profits and professional organizations that support this population to continue on with her research .