Other Breast Cancer Experts
In addition to our Medical Advisory Board members, Living Beyond Breast Cancer is fortunate to have many other breast cancer experts who donate their time and energy to serve as speakers, reviewers, advocates and expert resources.
Linda Abrams, PhD, is director of the Spring House, PA, office of the Council for Relationships. She is a licensed psychologist with more than 25 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults. Her expertise includes helping individuals and their families deal with the challenges of cancer.
Dr. Ahmed is a clinical psychologist at the Simms/Mann UCLA Center of Integrative Oncology in Los Angeles, Calif. She provides individual, couples and family counseling to patients and families coping with the impact of cancer in their lives as well as consultation to medical teams who treat individuals with cancer. She works closely with women undergoing treatment for breast cancer through the UCLA Revlon Breast Center and as co-facilitator of a weekly support group for women undergoing treatment for early diagnosis breast cancer.
Rev. Aundreia, Alexander, Esq, MDiv, is national coordinator for immigration and refugee resettlement with the American Baptist Home Mission Societies of American Baptist Churches, USA.
Ms. Allen is the director of the department of nutrition and a registered dietitian at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. She has extensive experience in the nutrition care of people with cancer, cancer prevention, wellness and health maintenance.
Ms. Altilio is coordinator of social work for the department of pain medicine and palliative care at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City.
Luanne Amato, MBA is executive director of the ambulatory surgery center at Holy Redeemer Hospital. Previously, she served for 20 years as director of patient access at Fox Chase Cancer Center.
Carey K. Anders, MD, is board certified in both internal medicine and medical oncology. Her clinical interest is in breast cancer arising in younger women and those who have developed brain metastasis.
Dr. Armstrong is a breast cancer oncologist with Paoli Hematology-Oncology Associates in Paoli, Pennsylvania, and a member of Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s board of directors. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and has a special interest in physicians’ communication skills.
Dr. Ashing-Giwa is professor and director of the City of Hope Center of Community Alliance for research and education. Her focus is on the influence of biological, psychological, social and ecological factors on survivorship among diverse ethnic and linguistic groups.
Shoshi Barkai, MS, RD, is a registered dietician with 15 years of experience developing and facilitating weight loss programs for women.