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.
Dana M. DeDonato, MSW, LSW
Debra DeMille, MS, RD, CSO, is a nutrition counselor at Joan Karnell Cancer Center at Pennsylvania Hospital.
Maddie Deutsch, MD, is clinical lead for the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health and an assistant clinical professor in the department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.
Maura Dickler, MD
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.