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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month – Resources for Patients and Caregivers
A panel of ovarian cancer experts and community leaders join us this Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month to share resources for ovarian cancer patients and caregivers.
Thursday, September 28
6:00 – 7:00 PM ET
Never Miss a Moment
Meet the Speaker: Robin Cohen
Robin Cohen is the CEO and Co-Founder of the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation. She is a member of the Oncology Nursing Society, the Society of Gynecologic Nurse Oncologists and the Cambridge Who’s Who. She has been recognized as one of the 75 Greatest Living Philadelphians and is the 2016 recipient of the Cindy Melancon Leadership Award. In 2020, she received Cure Magazine’s Ovarian Cancer Hero Award. In 2022, she was named Be Well Philly’s Health Hero. She is the Vice Chair of the Board of the World Ovarian Cancer Coalition and the Secretary of the Board of the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance.
Meet the Speaker: Shanon Zorrilla
Meet the Speaker: Clara MacKay
CEO of the World Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Clara MacKay has over 20 years of experience in cancer advocacy, including senior level positions in UK organizations covering ovarian, pancreatic, bowel, prostate and breast cancer. Clara was a founding member of the World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition and Chair of the UK group Cancer 52 – a network of nearly 100 cancer groups representing the interests of rare and less common cancers. After 25 years in the UK, Clara returned to her native Canada in 2016. In addition to her role with the World Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Clara is Chair of the national Canadian charity Craig’s Cause Pancreatic Cancer Society.
Meet the Speaker: KrisAnn Talarico
KrisAnn Talarico is the Director of OC Counseling with Clearity where she leads the Steps Through OC program. Steps Through OC offers 10 sessions of emotional support over a 6-month period of time to any ovarian cancer survivor or caregiver in the U.S. KrisAnn is a Licensed Clinical Social worker who has been working with cancer patients for over 20 years. She is especially invested in advancing the level of psychosocial support available to cancer survivors through the use of technology with the hope of making it easier for anyone touched by cancer to receive support.
Meet the Speaker: Emilee Garfield
Meet the Speaker: Susan Patterson
Meet the Speaker: Jennifer McClendon
For over 20 years, Jennifer has poured her heart and soul into educating, supporting, and empowering patients and families with the knowledge they need to make informed and confident healthcare decisions. She finds fulfillment in being able to break down hard-to-understand medical concepts and terminology into plain language using a variety of learning principles including adult learning and behavioral change theories. She also thrives in the area of community health programming and training utilizing her influential communication skills. She uses her knowledge and skills across a variety of public health arenas that result in efficient, effective, and accountable outcomes.
Meet the Speaker: Teri Jordan
Teri Jordan serves as the Chief Industry Relations and Business Development Officer for the Society of Gynecologic Oncology and the Foundation for Women’s Cancer. She manages relationship with industry partners and also serves as a conduit to connect SGO and FWC with organizations working in the care of gynecologic cancer patients. Her previous experience with SGO and FWC includes management of SGO meetings, professional education, and FWC patient education.
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