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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.

Spencer Rand, Esq.,

Spencer Rand, Esq. is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Temple University Beasley School of Law. He has been a legal services attorney, a sole practitioner, and served as the executive director of the Legal Clinic for the Disabled, Inc in Philadelphia, PA, where he is still on the board.

Barbara Reville, DNP, CRNP

Barbara Reville, DNP, CRNP is an oncology nurse practitioner who is certified as an Advanced Palliative and Hospice Nurse.

Howard M. Rice

Howard M. Rice is president of the Howard Rice Company, an advertising, marketing and consulting firm, and also serves as a professor at Temple University’s School of Communication.

Michael Richardson, MT-BC

Michael Richardson, MT-BC, is a board-certified music therapist in the Integrative Medicine Center at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

Sheila Ridner, PhD, RN, ACNP

Dr. Ridner is professor of nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.

Laura Riley, Esq.

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

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

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.

Fredika Robertson, PhD

Fredika M. Robertson, PhD, is a tenured professor in the division of hematology/oncology and palliative care at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, in Richmond, Virginia. She is also executive director of clinical research services at the university’s Center for Clinical and Translational Research. She is a leader in the study of inflammatory breast cancer.

Mark Robson, MD

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.