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Joining FORCEs Against Hereditary Cancer is an international conference designed by and for people and families affected by hereditary cancer or a BRCA mutation.

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2017 Course Directors. Our 2018 faculty will be announced in January 2018.

Sue FriedmanSusan Friedman, DVM
Founder and Executive Director
FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
Tampa, FL

 

photo of jana pruski-clarkJana Pruski-Clark, MPH, CGC
Senior Vice President, Clinical Services
Informed Medical Decisions
Tampa, FL

Liza Rezende Lisa Rezende, PhD
Assistant Professor of Practice
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ


Rebecca Sutphen, MDRebecca Sutphen, MD
University of South Florida College of Medicine
Tampa, FL

Confirmed Faculty

Hilton Becker, MD
Breast Reconstruction and Cosmetic Surgery
Boca Raton, FL

Brendan Bietry
Patient Advocate Foundation
Hampton, VA

Sharon Bober, PhD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

Rachel Brem, MD
George Washington University
Washington, DC

Annie Brickel
Boca Raton, FL

Cynthia Buffington, PhD
Florida Hospital Celebration Health
Orlando, FL

Dana Bushman
Santa Rosa, CA

David Bushman
Fort Lee, NJ

Jessie Bushman
Fort Lee, NJ

Aileen Caceres, MD
Florida Hospital Celebration Health
Celebration, FL

Lara Cartwright-Smith, JD, MPH
George Washington University
Washington, DC

Ilana Cass, MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Lisa Cassileth, MD
Cassileth Plastic Surgery
Beverly Hills, CA

Nicole Centers, RN, OCN, CBCN, CN-BN, CPN
Florida Hospital Celebration Health
Orlando, FL

Constance Chen, MD
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
New York, NY

Beth Ann Clark
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Lisa Cohen
BRACHA
Israel

Debra Duquette, CGC
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Lansing, MI

Angela Fishbaugh
Author, Angela's Decision
Dundee, NY

Kenneth Freundlich, PhD
Morris Psychological Group
Parsippany, NJ

Tara Freundlich
FORCE Board of Directors
Randolf, NJ

Judy Garber MDJudy Garber, MD, MPH
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

Allison Gilbert
Author, Parentless Parents
New York, NY

Karen Hurley, PhD
Staff Psychologist, and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Cleveland Clinic College of Medicine
Cleveland, OH

Julie Huynh, MS
FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
Tucson, AZ

Steven Isakoff, MD PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Olga Ivanov, MD
Florida Hospital Celebration Health
Orlando, FL

Steven Jacobson, MD
Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Rochester, MN

Cheryl Jernigan, CPA
Patient Advocate
Kansas City, MO

Joanne Kotsopoulos, PhD
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario

Elise Kohn, MD
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, MD

Carrie Kreiswirth
New York, NY

Nagi Kumar, PhD, RD
Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, FL

Marleah Dean Kruzel
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Matthew Lederman, MD
RMA of New York
New York, NY

Dr. LevineJoshua Levine, MD
The Center for Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction
New York, NY

Jennifer Keating Litton, MD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Karen Lu, MD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Mokenge Malafa, MD
Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, FL

Karen Malkin-Lazarovitz
Patient Advocate
Montreal, QC

Bruce Montgomery, MD
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Eva Moon
Playwright and Performer, The Mutant Diaries
Redmond, WA

Pamela Munster, MD
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Megan Myers, MS
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

James O'Toole, MD
O'Toole Plastic Surgery
Pittsburgh, PA

Annie Parker
Author, Annie Parker Decoded
Brampton, ON

Holly Pederson, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Jennifer Permuth, PhD, MS
Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, FL

Barbara Pfeiffer
FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
Bayville, NJ

Jacquelyn Powers, MS, LCGC
Basser Center for BRCA, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Theodora Ross, MD, PhD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Andrew Salzberg, MD
New York Group for Plastic Surgery
New York, NY

Victoria Seewaldt, MD
City of Hope
Duarte, CA

Mache Seibel, MD
Beth Israel Hospital
Boston, MA

Leigha Senter-Jamieson, MS, CGC
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, OH

Payal Shah, MD
Abramson Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA

Heloisa Soares, MD, PhD
Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, FL

Patricia Spears
Patient Advocate
Durham, NC

Kathy Steligo
Author The Breast Reconstruction Guidebook
and Confronting Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer
San Carlos, CA

Tracey Stokes, MD
eSSe Plastic Surgery
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Christopher Trahan, MD
Center for Restorative Breast Surgery
New Orleans, LA

Piri Welcsh, PhD
Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
Seattle, WA

FORCE:Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered