Speakers

Meet Our Speakers

Speakers for the 2020 Virtual Conference on Metastatic Breast Cancer

Jennifer Bires, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C

Life With Cancer and Patient Experience
Inova Schar Cancer Institute

Adam M. Brufsky, MD, PhD

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Lisa A. Carey, MD, FASCO

Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Don Dizon, MD, FACP, FASCO

Lifespan Cancer Institute
Rhode Island Hospital
Brown University

Michelle Ferretti, LCSW, OSW-C

Inova Life with Cancer

Yael Flusberg

Yoga Therapist, Writer, and Coach

Stephanie L. Graff, MD, FACP

Sarah Cannon Research Institute

Kelly Grosklags, LICSW, BCD

Fellowship in Grief Counseling
National Speaker. Author. Therapist
Conversations with Kelly

Tufia C. Haddad, MD

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

Christine Hodgdon

Diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2015
Patient advocate, TheStormRiders.org

Andrea Incudine, MPH

Family Reach

Abigail Johnston

Diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2017
2020 Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference Advisory Committee Member

Jackie Lake, LSW

Family Reach

Reshma L. Mahtani, DO

Sylvester Cancer Center, University of Miami

Sheila McGlown

Diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2009
2020 Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference Advisory Committee Member

Rita Nanda, MD

Section of Hematology/Oncology
University of Chicago

Natalia Padron

Diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2015
Breast Cancer Advocate for the Hispanic community
Owner of Naty Wellness

Ruth Pfeffer

Diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2018
2020 Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference Advisory Committee Member

Kate Pickert

Author ofRadical: the Science, Culture and History of Breast Cancer in America

Chawnte Randall

Diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2019
2020 Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference Advisory Committee Member

Jamil Rivers

Diagnosed with de novo metastatic breast cancer in 2018
Board of Directors and Young Advocate, Living Beyond Breast Cancer
Founder, The Chrysalis Initiative.

Kelly Shanahan

Diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2013
Board of Directors, METAvivor.org

Alicia C. Staley

Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004 and 2007
Co-Founder of #BCSM
Sr. Director, Patient Engagement, Medidata

Christina Irene Tsien, MD, FRCP

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Johns Hopkins National Proton Therapy Center

Nikhil Wagle, MD

Harvard Medical School
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Sara Jane Ward, PhD

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Brooke Worster, MD, FACP

Neu Center for Supportive Medicine and Cancer Survivorship
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Alexandra S. Zimmer, MD, MSc

Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health