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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.

Shannon L. Puhalla, MD

Shannon L. Puhalla, MD, is assistant professor of medicine in the division of hematology and oncology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where she maintains a clinical practice in breast oncology at the Magee-Women’s Hospital of UPMC

Mary Pullig-Schatz, MD

Mary Pullig-Schatz, MD, is a physician with a specialty in pathology at Physical Medicine Associates in Nashville, Tennessee, as well as a certified yoga instructor. 

Andrea Pusic, MD, MHS, FRCS, FACS

Andrea Pusic, MD, MHS, FRCS, FACS, is a plastic surgeon at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

Ariel N. Rad, MD, PhD

Ariel N. Rad, MD, PhD is a board certified plastic surgeon and assistant professor at Johns Hopkins where he specializes in microsurgical breast reconstruction and aesthetic plastic surgery.

Lori B. Ranallo, RN, MSN, ARNP-BC, CBCN

Lori Ranallo, RN, MSN, APRN-BC, CBCN, is a breast oncology nurse practitioner at the University of Kansas Cancer Center, in Kansas City.

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.