Patrick Dempsey: The Actor Continues His Humanitarian Work

Sep 13, 2019

The actor from Maine, best known as "McDreamy," the heartthrob surgeon on the TV medical drama Grey's Anatomy, joins us to talk about his latest work with the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope and Healing in his hometown of Lewiston. He started the center in 2008 in honor of his mother, Amanda Dempsey, who died of ovarian cancer in 2014. The center's well-known run/walk/cycle Dempsey Challenge is on Sept. 28-29.

Dempsey will also discuss his Maine roots, his career, and his involvement with race car driving.

  

Guests

  • Patrick Dempsey, television and film actor, race car driver, founder of the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope and Healing in Lewiston; grew up in Buckfield, Maine, where he excelled in juggling and skiing
  • Wendy Tardif, Executive Director, Dempsey Center

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