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Friday, April 29 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Partnering With Patients, Families, and Volunteers to Impact Cancer Care

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  • "Taking Steps: A Survivorship Program in a Volunteer-Based Cancer Clinic," Ben Garcia, RN 
  • "A Grass Roots Approach to Creating a Patient and Family/Caregiver Advisory Council," Gail Zephyr, BSN, RN, OCN® 
  • "Battling Cancer-Related Fatigue: Design and Implementation of the Cancer Warrior Exercise Program," Roseann Dougherty, BSN, RN
  • "Effects of a Pre-Chemotherapy Video on Patient’s Anxiety and Treatment-Related Information Recall," Kathy Keener, MSN, RN, OCN®


Ben Garcia, BSN, RN, CCRC

Lung Cancer Program Navigator, Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas
18 years in oncology, primarily in clinical research setting. Currently in lung cancer navigator role. Prior to oncology, served in USAF for 20 years.
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Gail Zephyr, BSN, RN, OCN®

Nurse Clinician III, Johns Hopkins Hosptial
I am honored to be an Oncology Nurse. In past nine years I have emerged as a leader as a staff nurse on a Leukemia, a Hem-Onc Unit, and an Inpatient/Outpatient Clinic. I enjoy educating my patients and being a resource to new nurses. I am interested in promoting and improving patient... Read More →
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Kathy Keener, MSN, RN, OCN®

Clinical Nurse IV, St. Joseph Hospital
I am originally from Indiana, but moved to southern California when I was 13. I am married with 3 children. I have been a nurse for 35 years in Oncology. I have worked for the past 15 years in the hospital Infusion Clinic. My passion is medical missions and have traveled internationally... Read More →
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Roseann Dougherty, BSN, RN

Executive Director, Team Inspiration
I have been an oncology nurse for eight years on the inpatient unit at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center. I'm certified in integrative medicine through the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Center for Integrative medicine and I have also received certification... Read More →

Friday April 29, 2016 2:45pm - 4:00pm CDT
  Clinical Practice Track