St. Elmo's Fire

Director Joel Schumacher and  I co-wrote this film Inspired by a short story "St. Elmo's Fire" I wrote in college.  

The Polio Story/A Shot To Save The World

The Smithsonian Channel and the BBC broadcast "Shot" with Bill Gates talking about the Salk vaccine and  polio eradication

Writer/Filmmaker/Educator

It all started with a short story I wrote  about a waitress I met working as a bellhop at the St. Elmo Hotel... 

My Tale of Two Cities

A film about coming home and the comeback story of one of America's great cities, the real life "Mister Rogers  Neighborhood"

The Shot Felt Round The World

Burden of Genius

Transplant pioneer Dr. Thomas Starzl turned organ transplantation into a routine miracle that saved countless lives