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.
Dr. Ridner is professor of nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.
Laura Riley, Esq. is a staff attorney with the Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC) of the Disability Rights Legal Center.
Margaret Rinehart Ayres, PT, PhD, is director of clinical education and associate professor of physical therapy at Thomas Jefferson University College of Health Professions. She specializes in the oncology rehabilitation and the psychosocial concerns, recovery and patient education needs of women affected by breast cancer.
Nicholas J. Robert, MD, is a medical oncologist at Virginia Cancer Specialists’ Fairfax location and is chairman of the Cancer Committee and section chief of hematology/oncology in the department of medicine at Inova Fairfax Hospital.
Mark Robson, MD, is a board-certified medical oncologist and director of the Clinical Genetics Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where he specializes in the care of people with an inherited increased risk of developing cancer.
Miriam Rohr, DPT, CLT, is a physical therapist and a certified lymphedema therapist.
Dr. Rowland is director of the National Cancer Institute’s Office of Cancer Survivorship and a long-time clinician, researcher and teacher in the psychosocial aspects of cancer.
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.