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Thad received an BS degree in chemistry from Bowling Green University, Bowling Green, Ohio then went on to medical school at the University of Tennessee Medical Units in Memphis, Tennessee. Following residency training in pediatrics, also at the University of Tennessee, Thad worked for two years as a medical epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and was assigned to Alaska where he worked with the State of Alaska Division of Public Health. After completing this assignment Thad entered private practice as a pediatrician in 1980 and continues to work as a pediatrician in Anchorage with a special interest in allergy and asthma.
After a couple of appearances as a guest of JoAnn Chasman on Line One: Your Health Connection Thad became the host and producer in 2000 when she moved to Chicago with her husband. Thad remains interested in practicing pediatrics and promoting reliable health information to the public. He has been married to his wife Linda for 34 years and they have four daughters.
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