Our Steering Committee Members & Consultants

Mary Ann Burg, MSW, PhD ~ Social Worker & Researcher, Department of Community Health & Family Medicine, UF

Robert R. Carroll, MD ~ Founder and provider of practice dedicated to advising, counseling, and treating patients who have or have had breast cancer

Rachel Chase ~ Continuing Education Coordinator, Suwannee River AHEC

Deborah Crom, RN ~ Breast Cancer Provider & Researcher, with Dr. Carroll

Jill Dalba ~ Radiologist, Shands AGH

Amy Davis ~ Managing Director of ACORN Clinic, Breast Cancer Survivor

Virginia Delacruz ~ MPH Student, works with Dr. Mehn, MammaCare

Diane Dimperio, MA, RD, LN ~ Director of Program Development and Health Promotion, Alachua ounty Health Department

Laura Guyer, PhD ~ Associate Director, Suwannee River Area Health Education Center, Inc. (AHEC), CME Provider

Lisa Hannold, PhD ~ Research Health Scientist, Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center of Excellence (RORC), CILNCF Board Member, Citizen’s Disability Advisory Committee, NFL/ SGA VA Medical Center

Erin Hinnant, MPH ~ Administrator, Mid-Florida Area Agency on Aging

Rosemary Hughes, PhD ~ Rural Institute on Disability, Formerly with CROWD

Peg Libertus ~ Community Member & Advocate

Barbara Lutz, PhD, RN ~ Researcher, Department of Health Care Environments and Systems, College of Nursing, UF

Mary Ann Mehn, PhD ~ Director of Education & Researcher, MammaCare

Gigi Moore-Higgs, ARNP, PhD (c), AOCN ~ Breast Center Coordinator, UF & Shands

Linda Shaw, PhD ~ Researcher, Behavioral Science and Community Health, UF

Carol Terillion ~ Program Coordinator, CILNCF Satellite office in Ocala.

Kim Trematore ~ HealthCare professional, Community Member & Advocate

Linda Shaw, PhD ~ Researcher, Behavioral Science and Community Health, UF

Mary Ellen Young, PhD, CRC ~ Researcher, Behavioral Science and Community Health, UF


Don Lollar, EdD ~ Senior Research Scientist, Division of Human Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

JoAnn Thierry, PhD ~ Behavioral Scientist, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Kay Deuben ~ Site Manager, Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, Breast Cancer Survivor

Margaret Nosek ~ Executive Director, Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD)



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