‘Loveline’ Host to Speak Feb. 11 at Southeast

Photo of Dr. Drew Pinsky.

Dr. Drew Pinsky, host of the radio program, “Loveline,” and star of VH1’s “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew,” will speak at Southeast Missouri State University Feb. 11 as part of the 2009-2010 University Speaker Series.

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

Jan. 26, 2010 – Dr. Drew Pinsky, host of the nationally syndicated radio call-in program “Loveline” and star of the VHI show, “Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew,” will speak at Southeast Missouri State University Feb. 11.

The event is part of the 2009-2010 University Speakers Series and is scheduled for 7 p.m. in Academic Auditorium. Free tickets are available at the University Center, Room 202, or in the Office of Residence Life in Towers Complex.  Due to limited seating, tickets are required for entry.

Pinsky is a practicing medical doctor and is board certified in addiction medicine. He is currently the service director of the Chemical Dependency Program/Residential Treatment Center at Las Encinas Hospital in Pasadena, Calif., a staff member at Huntington Memorial Hospital, continues to operate a private practice, and is assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the Keck USC School of Medicine.

Frequently called on by the national news media for his expert opinions, Dr. Drew has been seen on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” “Good Morning America,” “Dateline,” MTV, VH1, “The CBS Early Show,” The Learning Channel, The History Channel, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News Channel and local affiliates throughout the country. Pinsky has been profiled in Time, Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report, Premiere Magazine and other national media.