Staff

Maria Walen is a Dakota Girl at heart. She grew up in Fargo, ND and went to Brigham Young University to study Arabic/ Middle Eastern Science.  Although not related to her major, Maria fell in love with the hospitality industry and has managed several hotels over the past 10 years.  

Empowering other people to excel and to have the greatest strength of knowledge at their fingertips has been a...

City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center


Founder, President and CEO of GRACE


Duarte, CA



Executive Director, Employer Services


President & CEO, Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE)


Dr. Jack West is a medical oncologist and thoracic oncology specialist at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Duarte, CA. He also serves as President of the Global Resource...

Denise has over 30 years of varying experience in and out of the healthcare arena.  In August 2009 she joined The Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education as one of its first employees.  She has grown with the organization and now oversees the operational movement of programs, efficiency and effectiveness within the organization, as well as the daily processes and functions.  

Denise came to...

Amy brings more than two decades of experience in for-profit and nonprofit business management and ownership. In December 2017, she joined The Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education as its Executive Director. She directs its growth in revenue, outreach, and programs.

As an independent business management consultant, Executive Director and business owner, Amy’s career has focused on helping...

Janine taught school from 1991 to 2012. She was a special education instructor, advisor and life coach at The Horizons School for young adults in Birmingham, AL for 12 years. Janine also taught as the assistant teacher in Group 5 (4th/5th grade) at the Westland School in Los Angeles, CA. Janine earned a Master of Education and state teacher certification from the University of California in Los...

A native of Chicago, Jim Celebucki holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a law degree from the University of Illinois-Urbana. He practiced law for 31 years, much of that time providing advice and representation to college students at the University of Illinois-Chicago. He first came to GRACE when his wife Liz was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer in July, 2008. As many continue to...

Board Members

Brigham and Women's Hospital

BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL


75 FRANCIS STREET, BOSTON MA 02115

 

MD,PhD. Med Onc. Asst. Professor @QueensUHealth. Scientist @QueensCRI.

Affiliated faculty @portal_research. Advocate of #cancergroundshot.  No #FCOI.


Dr Gyawali is a medical oncologist with work experience in various low- and high- income countries. He graduated medical school in Nepal with seven gold medals and received his PhD from...

Dr. Gupta is currently an Oncology Fellow at Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

For information on Dr. Gupta see the following links - 

Hopkins Medicine Kimmel Cancer Center

ASCO

Costs of Care.org

 

 

 

Massachusetts General Hospital

Hematology/Oncology
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696


Dr. Bardia is a board-certified medical oncologist interested in developing successful targeted and personalized therapies to improve the outcomes of patients and families afflicted with breast cancer. The accurate identification of target is crucial for success of targeted therapies, and Dr. Bardia is involved in...

St. Luke's Hematology Oncology Specialists
St. Luke's Cancer Center - Anderson Campus

1600 St. Luke's Boulevard

Cancer Center - 3rd Floor

Easton, PA  18045


 

Dr. Agarwala serves as the Chairman of Medical Oncology for St. Luke's University Health Network. He is an internationally recognized investigator in the field of melanoma and immunotherapy, and has published a variety of therapeutic approaches to...

Chief of Hematology/Oncology and Medical Director at Memorial Cancer Institute, and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Florida International University

Chief of Hematology/Oncology
Medical Director of Memorial Cancer Institute

Dr. Raez specializes in treating patients with lung, head and neck cancers, and is also the oncology research director of Memorial Healthcare System and the director...

Drawn by the culture of adventure and the mountains of the PNW, Tim moved to Seattle from New Jersey in 1991. After riding the early wave of tech in Seattle, with a background in software development and experience volunteering with nonprofits, Tim saw a gap in technology expertise in the nonprofit sector. Tim co-founded Fuse IQ, a web development agency focusing its expertise on serving nonprofit...

Dr. Benjamin Levy is a thoracic medical oncologist and the clinical director of medical oncology for the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial Hospital, as well as an assistant professor of oncology for Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Levy is board certified in medical oncology and hematology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He practices out of...

City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center


Founder, President and CEO of GRACE


Duarte, CA



Executive Director, Employer Services


President & CEO, Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE)


Dr. Jack West is a medical oncologist and thoracic oncology specialist at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Duarte, CA. He also serves as President of the Global Resource...

Dr. Jared Weiss is an Associate Professor of Clinical Research for Hematology/Oncology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, NC. He completed fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania and residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. He received his Doctor of Medicine at Yale University School of...