Meet Our Inspiring Speakers

The YSC Summit features world renowned speakers on topics like oncology/research, nutrition & wellness, mental health, intimacy & relationships, and more.

Deann Acton

Deann Acton

LMFT, ATR-BC

Board Certified Art Therapist, Austin Art Therapy Collective

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Cynthia Besteman

Cynthia Besteman

Founder, Violets Are Blue

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Don Dizon

Don Dizon

MD, FACP, FASCO

Director of Women’s Cancers, Lifespan Cancer Institute

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Ali Houshmand

Ali Houshmand

MA, LPC, LMFT

Child Life Staff, Wonders & Worries

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Kelly Inselmann

Kelly Inselmann

LCSW

Psychotherapist, Founder of JoyBoots

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Barbara Jones

Barbara Jones

PhD, MSW, FNAP

Josleen and Frances Lockhart Memorial Professor of Direct Practice in Social Work, University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work

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Sarah Kelly

Sarah Kelly

Co-Founder, SaltyGirl Beauty

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Julie Larson

Julie Larson

LCSW

Psychotherapist, Private Practice

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Bora Lim

Bora Lim

MD

Breast Medical Oncologist, MD Anderson Cancer Center

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Susan M. Love

Susan M. Love

MD, MBA

Chief Visionary Officer, Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation

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Jenn McRobbie

Jenn McRobbie

MSW, LCSW-S

Lifestyle and Fitness Coach, Speaker, Author

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Leah Robert

Leah Robert

Co-Founder, SaltyGirl Beauty

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Jean Rowe

Jean Rowe

LCSW, OSW-C, CJT

Associate Director of Survivorship Programs at YSC, Oncology Social Worker

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April Johnson Stearns

April Johnson Stearns

MSW, LCSW-S

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, WILDFIRE Magazine

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Janet Tuohy

Janet Tuohy

MSW, LCSW-S

Clinical Social Worker, Zen Hart Counseling & Consulting

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Kristin Westbrook

Kristin Westbrook

MSW, LCSW-S

Founder, Calm City

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Krystle Zuniga

Krystle Zuniga

PhD, RD, LD

Owner, ZNutrition

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