Press Release

Meet Inspirational Speaker Rohan Murphy at Good Samaritan Hospital’s Free Symposium

September 29th, 2015

West Islip, NY – Rohan Murphy, whose actions and message have motivated the youth of America will be the keynote speaker at Good Samaritan Hospital’s Free Heart and Soul Symposium. Rohan, who lost his legs at birth, has always been a powerful human being, both physically and mentally. In addition to being an American Paraylmpian and wrestler, he is a nationally recognized motivational speaker, having spoken in more than 40 states.

Growing up, Rowan only knew what it was like to be on the sideline until he discovered he was better than most in wrestling. He started to wrestle his freshman year of high school. After a successful high school wrestling career he went on to wrestle at Penn State University. He lived his whole life motivating people by his actions, and is now motivating the youth of America by his words. Rohan’s life story is a gripping tale of adversity, dedication, and living life with a purpose. 

Meet Rohan at Captain Bill’s Restaurant, 122 Ocean Avenue, Bay Shore on Tuesday, September 29 at 10:30 am. The Third Annual Theresa Patnode Santmann Heart and Soul Symposium: Prevention is the Best Medicine will also include workshops exploring the importance of actively managing health and leading a healthy lifestyle. Good Samaritan Hospital is dedicated to providing such free community wellness programs as part of its education and awareness.