Worthy of Care


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Jamil Rivers returns to the podcast to talk about code switching in health care, ongoing disparities that are causing actual harm, and her work in connecting people to the standard of care in cancer care. ********** Find Jamil's organization here: www.thechrysalisinitiative.org www.bcnavi.com ********** Continue the conversation with us in the Healwell Community: community.healwell.org ********** Let us know what you think! Email us at podcast@healwell.org ********** About Our Guest: Jamil is Board President of METAvivor Research and Support, Inc. She is a Young Advocate Alum, Board Member of Living Beyond Breast Cancer and Advisory Chair of the Knowledge is Power: Understanding Black Breast Cancer series. She is a policy science and health equity advocate and metastatic advisory committee member with Susan G. Komen. In addition, she is a member and patient advisor of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance. Jamil is also a Project LEAD graduate and proposal reviewer for the Breast Cancer Research program with the Department of Defense. Jamil also testified to the FDA in order to connect many women with resources for screenings, treatment, and support. She has been featured in People Magazine, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Tribune, national campaigns for Anthropologie, Novartis, Pfizer and Cancer and Careers, as well as on CBS News and Good Morning America.

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