Group 6B: HR+ Breast Cancer; Clinical Trials; Symptoms & Survivorship

Thursday, June 15 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Eastern Time (US/New York)

Mentor: Barbara Segarra-Vazquez

Bárbara Segarra-Vázquez, D.H.Sc., has been a faculty member at the University of Puerto Rico for more than 30 years, was the Dean of the School of Health Professions for seven years, and is the Principal Investigators of a R25 training program for young investigators funded by NIMHD (R25MD007607). She is a two-time breast cancer survivor and is very active as a research advocate. Her main focus as an advocate is to increase diversity in clinical trials. She is a member of SWOG Cancer Network Patient Advocates Committee and the Cancer Care Delivery Committee. She serves on the Patient Advisory Committee for ASCO’s Cancer LinQ, and is the Chair of the Susan G. Komen Advocates in Science Steering Committee. She is also a member of the External Advisory Panel for the Participant Engagement and Cancer Genome Sequencing (PE-CGS) Network. She has served several times as a consumer reviewer for the Breast Cancer Research Program of the Department of Defense.

Twitter: @barbarasegarra

Scientist: Shoshana Rosenberg, ScD, MPH

Shoshana Rosenberg, ScD, MPH, is a cancer epidemiologist and cancer care delivery researcher whose research focuses on survivorship, quality of life, and treatment decision-making in young adults with breast cancer. Additionally, she is involved in designing and incorporating patient-reported outcomes measures in therapeutic breast cancer clinical trials. Dr. Rosenberg received her B.A. from Binghamton University, completed a Master of Public Health degree at NYU, and a Doctor of Science degree in Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. Following an NCI post-doctoral Fellowship in Cancer Prevention, a joint program between the Harvard School of Public Health and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, she was a faculty member at Dana-Farber and Harvard Medical School before joining the faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine in May 2021, where she is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences and a member of the Cancer Control and Prevention Program at the Meyer Cancer Center.

Twitter: @ShoshRosenberg