Claudia Campos Galván
Chief Programs Officer at Nueva Vida, YSC Council of Advisors Member
Ms. Campos Galván is Chief Programs Officer and Mental Health Director at Nueva Vida, a culturally sensitive cancer support network for Latino families in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area-District of Columbia, Maryland & Virginia (DMV). She is a member of the Diversity and Inclusion advisory committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women at Young Survival Coalition (YSC). With over 16 years of combined national and international experience working in health disparities, Ms. Campos Galván’s work has focused on the eradication of these disparities. She holds a Masters’ degree with Magna Cum Laude distinction in Clinical Psychology and Mental Health and currently continues her research (ABD) as a Ph.D. Candidate of Clinical Psychology and Mental Health. She has served as the site PI at Nueva Vida for different Latinx cancer research projects, speaker in national forums, summits, symposiums and conferences, and has extensive experience in managing and facilitating multidisciplinary and multicultural groups in topics like health disparities, building successful CEnR/CBPR partnerships, psycho-oncology for Latinx, best practices in a patient-caregiver intervention for Latina breast cancer survivors, post-traumatic growth, and most recently, her expertise has focused on metastatic breast cancer among Latinas and she currently serves as a faculty member in the National ARBOLES training for Cancer Genetic testing and counseling at Lombardi Cancer Center at Georgetown University. In 2019, during the Hispanic Heritage month, she received an award for her dedicated work in the Latino community and was also recognized as one of the 100 influential Latinas in The Washington Metropolitan Area.