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.
Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RD, is a registered dietitian, epidemiologist, author and speaker. She is an internationally recognized expert in nutrition, chronic disease prevention, cancer epidemiology and health and wellness. Ms. Dixon is best known as the creator of an award-winning cancer nutrition website which was acclaimed by The New York Times and named one of Time magazine’s 50 Coolest Websites of 2005.
Don S. Dizon is board certified in medical oncology and has received special training in sexual education from the Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts. He is co-founder and co-director for the Center for Sexuality, Intimacy, and Fertility for women with cancer, which remains the only type of cancer survivorship program in Rhode Island.
Shera Dubitsky, MEd, MA, is Sharsheret’s clinical supervisor, where she assists women newly diagnosed and at high risk of developing breast cancer and provides supportive counseling to women living with metastatic breast cancer. She also provides facilitator training for Sharsheret local support group facilitators and frequently speaks to groups across the country.
Stephanie Duczak, PT CLT-LANA is a physical therapist at Good Shepherd Penn Partners at Penn Therapy and Fitness at Radnor, in Radnor, Pa.
Joel S. Edman, DSc, FACN, CNS, is a clinical nutritionist and nutritional consultant. He has more than 18 years of experience in clinical nutrition, with expertise in applying dietary guidelines and nutritional supplements to treatment within the context of an integrative medical or complementary and alternative medical (CAM) approach to health care.
Elena Elkin, Ph.D. is an assisting attending outcomes research scientist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.
Alisha Ellis, LMSW, MA, is a licensed clinical social worker.She coordinates a mental health court diversion program at Mental Health America of Greater Indianapolis.
Daniela Ellis is a certified master yoga instructor with more than 18 years of experience teaching mind/body wellness therapies like yoga, breathing exercises, visualization, stress control and yoga nidra.
Matthew J. Ellis, BSc, MB, BChir, PhD, FRCP is director of the breast cancer program, head of medical oncology, and professor of medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis.
Francisco J. Esteva, MD, is a professor of medicine at New York University Langone Medical Center and director of breast medical oncology at the Laura & Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, in New York City, where he also serves as the Associate Director of Clinical Investigation. He is board certified in medical oncology.