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.
Ruth O’Regan, MD, is an associate professor of hematology and medical oncology and the director of the translational breast cancer research program at the Emory Winship Cancer Institute. Her research focuses on the differences in breast cancer subtypes in pre- and post-menopausal women and on triple-negative breast cancers in African-American women.
Catherine Polan Orzech, MA, LMFT, is an instructor with the Mindfulness Institute at Jefferson University Hospital and has taught mindfulness and mindfulness-based stress reduction for nine years.
Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, LCSW, ACSW, OSW-C, is a senior research specialist in the division of nursing research and education at the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, CA.
Beth Overmoyer is director of the breast cancer research program through Case Medical School and director of the inflammatory breast cancer program at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.
Ms. Owens is a registered nurse and family nurse practitioner at the UNC Breast Center of the University of North Carolina - Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center in Chapel Hill.
Cynthia Owusu, MD
Guadalupe Palos, RN, LMSW, DrPH, is clinical research manager in the office of survivorship in the division of medical affairs at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Steven D. Passik, PhD, is associate attending psychologist in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and assistant professor of psychology in psychiatry at Cornell University Medical College.