Meet our Empowered Health Ambassadors

We are Empowered Health Ambassadors. Like many of you, we have been touched by cancer in some way. Some of us are cancer survivors, caregivers to our loved ones, and healthcare providers, while others just feel passionately about the strength of empowerment and the benefits in taking steps toward preventing cancer and other chronic diseases. There is power in prevention.

Pamela Bryant

Breast Cancer Survivor

Allison Rosen

Colon Cancer Survivor

Liz O’Riordan, MD

Breast Cancer Survivor

Maimah Karmo

Breast Cancer Survivor

Jitendra Singh, MD

Primary Care Provider

Lisa Kennedy Sheldon

Oncology Nurse Practitioner

Allison Ramiller

Caregiver

Mike Van Linda

Champion

Sarah Friend, MD

Medical Oncologist

Ward Morse

Champion

As Empowered Health Ambassadors, we use our voice and experiences to share our stories, struggles, lessons learned, and triumphs to hopefully empower others. Watch our videos, read about what or who empowers us, listen to our experiences with cancer, and hopefully you’ll walk away feeling a little stronger, braver and inspired to take positive actions toward preventing, treating, and beating cancer. You’ve got this!

If you’re interested in becoming an Empowered Health Ambassador, please contact adunbar@cdc.gov for more info.