Meet Our Inspiring Speakers

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

Nadia Aslami

Nadia Aslami

Environmental Scientist, Young Adult Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

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Deanna Attai

Deanna Attai

M.D., F.A.C.S.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery, UCLA

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Julia Berryman

Julia Berryman

Sex, Love and Relationship Coach

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Monica Fawzy Bryant

Monica Fawzy Bryant

Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Triage Cancer

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Rena Callahan

Rena Callahan

MD

Hematologist Oncologist

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Shonta Chambers

Shonta Chambers

MSW

Executive Vice President-Health Equity and Community Engagement, Patient Advocate Foundation

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Alison Christiansen

Alison Christiansen

Kripalu Yoga Instructor, Reiki Master, and Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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Elly Cohen

Elly Cohen

PhD

Assistant Professor of Surgery at UCSF and Program Director of BreastCancerTrials.org

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Jessica DeHart

Jessica DeHart

PhD

Professor and Cancer Epidemiologist

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Ami Dodson

Ami Dodson

Advocate, YSC Council of Advisors Member

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Cindy Finch

Cindy Finch

LCSW

Clinical Therapist and Cancer Survivor

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Tarnie Fulloon

Tarnie Fulloon

PT, MA

Body Centered Medicine®️ Therapist, Facilitator

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Claudia Campos Galván

Claudia Campos Galván

Chief Programs Officer at Nueva Vida, YSC Council of Advisors Member

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Jennifer Hennick

Jennifer Hennick

MSN, NP-C, CBCN, CLT-LANA

Nurse Practitioner and YSC Face2Face Leader in Bakersfield, CA

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Andrea Hutton

Andrea Hutton

Director of Content Production at Patient Power

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Natalie Kelly

Natalie Kelly

Ph.D., ABPP-CN

Clinical Neuropsychologist, City of Hope

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Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz

Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz

MD

Medical Practitioner

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Minetta Liu

Minetta Liu

MD

Breast Medical Oncologist and Researcher

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Ghecemy Lopez

Ghecemy Lopez

DSW(C), MAEd

Manager and Lead Patient Navigator at the Ronnie Lippin Cancer Support and Navigation Program at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Cetner

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Lolita Lopez

Lolita Lopez

Investigative Reporter and Anchor at NBC4

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Jennifer Martin

Jennifer Martin

Clinical Psychologist at UCLA

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Nick McAndrew

Nick McAndrew

Hematologist Oncologist

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Lilly Padilla

Lilly Padilla

Author and Nutrition Coach

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Mark Pegram

Mark Pegram

Professor of Medical Oncology, Stanford University

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Ellen Polamero

Ellen Polamero

MSW, LCSW

Program Specialist at City of Hope and Licensed Therapist

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Ana Quijada

Ana Quijada

Patient Navigator Manager at Nueva Vida

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Kayla Redig

Kayla Redig

Young Adult Cancer Experience Activist

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Jean Rowe

Jean Rowe

LCSW, OSW-C, CJT

Director of Support & Provider Engagement

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Jordan Rullo

Jordan Rullo

PhD, ABPP

Clinical Health Psychologist and Sex Therapist

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Sandi Spivey

Sandi Spivey

Breast Cancer Advocate and Metastatic Thriver

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H. Irene Su

H. Irene Su

MD MSCE

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at UC San Diego

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Jaclyn Tolentino

Jaclyn Tolentino

DO

Lead Doctor at Parsley Health Los Angeles and Young Adult Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

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Cate Vogl

Cate Vogl

MMFT

Child, Teen & Family Associate at CSCLA

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Christine Wilson

Christine Wilson

VP of Advocacy at the National Patient Advocate Foundation

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