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.
Kathryn J. Ruddy, MD, MPH, is a board certified medical oncologist and director of cancer survivorship for medical oncology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.
Paula D. Ryan, MD, PhD, is a medical oncologist who specializes in breast cancer. She practices in the Women's Cancer Center at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, Penn.
Shenin Sachedina, DO, is a board-certified general surgeon specializing in benign and malignant breast disease, founder of the Central Florida Breast Center in Winter Park, Florida, and the award-winning author of Metu and Lee Learn About Breast Cancer, a children’s book dedicated to educating and empowering children whose lives have been touched by breast cancer.
Sissy Sartor, MD, is a physician at the Fertility Institute of New Orleans. In addition to seeing patients, she is involved with resident and medical student education as a clinical associate professor in the department of OB/GYN at Louisiana State University in New Orleans.
Dr. Sataloff is clinical professor of surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where she is also chair of the department of surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital and director of the integrated breast center. She is certified in general and breast surgery.
Dr. Schapira is a medical oncologist at the Gillette Center for Breast Oncology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Kathryn Schmitz, PhD, MPH, is associate professor of epidemiology in the department of biostatistics and epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Schmitz’s primary research interest is the relationship between obesity and cancer.
Joseph Serletti, MD, is chief of the division of plastic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. His areas of expertise are breast reconstruction and aesthetic surgery.
Nikita Shah, MD
Pamela Joyce Shapiro, PhD, is an adjunct assistant professor in the department of psychology at Temple University and an assistant research professor at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Her research focuses on understanding the causes of cancer-related cognitive change and the impact of these cognitive difficulties on quality of life.