Education and Research
Education is an important focus area for our organization.  Some of the contributors to our educational seminars and events include the following distinguished individuals:
  • Dr. Lisa Bailey, M.D., F.A.C.S. - Alta Bates Summit Comprehensive Center
  • Ernie Bodai, M.D. - Founder of the Brest Cancer Research Stamp; Director, Breast Health Center, Kaiser Permanente, Sacramento; Author
  • Chip Brown- Board of Directors, The Bay Area Tumor Institute
  • Peter Carroll, M.D., Professor and Chair, Department of Urology, UCSF
  • Ellyn Cohen - Project Director, breastcancertrials.org
  • Isaac Cohen I., O.M.D., L.Ac, - NCAA, UCSF
  • Margaret Cullen, The Wellness Community, Mindfulness Meditation
  • Laura Esserman, M.D., MBA - Director, Carol Frank Buck Breast Care Center, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center & Cancer Research Institute
  • William H. Goodson, III, M.D. - California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco
  • Joe W. Gray, Ph.D. - Breast Oncology/Cancer Genetics Program, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center & Cancer Research Institute
  • Teri Gwin, R.M., M.S. - The Bay Area Tumor Institute, Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial Coordinator
  • Jay Harness, M.D. - Breast Care Center, Highland Hospital in Oakland
  • Shelly Hwang, M.D., M.P.H. - associate professor of surgery, UCSF
  • Kathy Hull - Founder, George Mark Children's House
  • David M. Jablons, M.D. - Ada Endowed Chair and Program Leader - Thoracic Oncology Program, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco
  • Risa Kagan, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. -  Board Certified Obstetrician/ Gynecologist
  • Michael Lagious, M.D. - Director, Breast Cancer Consultation Services at St. Mary's Medical
  • Natalie Ledesma, M.S., R. D. - Oncology Dietician, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Dale Leitman - Regulation of genes - selective phytoestrogens in breast cancer cells
  • Frank McCormick, Ph.D. - Director, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center and Cancer Research Institute
  • C. Bethan Powell, M.D. - UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, Program Leader GYN Oncology
  • Mary Rubin, Ph.D., R.N.C., C.R.N.P. - UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, GYN Oncology
  • Barry Siegel - President, The Bay Area Tumor Institute
  • Thea Tisty, Ph.D. - Director, Cell Cycle Disregulation, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center & Cancer Research Institute
  • Debasish Tripathy, M.D. - Professor of Medicine and Director of the Komen/UT Southwestern Breast Cancer Research Program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  • Jeffrey L. Wolf, M.D. - Alta Bates Comprehensive Cancer Center in Berkeley
  • John Ziegler, M.D., M.S.C. - Director, Cancer Risk Program, UCSF

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