Board Members

Board of Directors

Carol Kurland (Chair & Secretary)


Patricia Kennedy (Treasurer)

Senior Advisor

Asia Pacific Land Ltd.

Mitch Golant, PhD FAPOS

Fellow, American Clinical Psychologist

American Psychosocial Oncology Society

J. Jeffrey Assaf

Senior Managing Director

ICG Advisors, LLC

Jonathan Bluth

Managing Director, Healthcare & Life Sciences

Brown Gibbons Lang & Company

Aaron De Los Reyes

Vice President, Softtek Industrial Solutions/ Product Management Services

Susan Dost


Sheridan In-Home Health Care

Cynthia Chen McTernan


Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Steven Rosen

President Creative Marketing and Publishing

Regime Music Group

Ruth Salk

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Professional Advisory Board

  • Paula Anastasia, RN, MD, OCN — Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Arash Asher, MD — Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Anita Bajpai, MD — Nutrition Medicine
  • Rachel Beller, MS, RD — Beller Nutrition                                                                                             
  • Anton Bilchik, MD — Providence Saint John’s Cancer Institute
  • Alice Chung, MD — Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Richard Essner, MD — Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Armando Giuliano, MD — Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Mitch Golant, PhD. — Private Practice Psychologist
  • Melanie Goldfarb, MD — Providence Saint John’s Cancer Institute
  • Behrooz Hakimian, MD — Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Omid Hamid, MD — The Angeles Clinic
  • Ronald Hurst, MD — California Oncology Research Institute
  • Scott Irwin, MD, PhD. — Cedars-Sinai Health System, Cedars-Sinai Cancer
  • Beth Karlan, MD — Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Carolyn Katzin, MSPH, CNS — UCLA, Simms Mann
  • Santosh Kesari, MD, PhD —  Neuro-Oncology Pacific Neuroscience Institute
  • Laura Kruper, MD — City of Hope
  • Delphine Lee, MD — Dermatological Center for Skin Health/Los Angeles Biomedical Institute
  • Alexandra Levine, MD — City of Hope
  • Daniel Lieber, MD — The Angeles Clinic (ret.)
  • Jennifer Linehan, MD — Providence Saint John’s Cancer Institute
  • Janice Lu, MD, PhD — USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Robert Maurer, PhD — Science of Excellence/ UCLA
  • Philomena McAndrew, MD — Tower Hematology Oncology
  • Parvin Peddi, MD — Providence Saint John’s Cancer Institute
  • Lucy Postolov, Lac — Private Practice Acupuncturist
  • Heather Richardson, MD — Bedford Breast Center
  • Lee Rosen, MD — UCLA Hematology/Oncology
  • Lisl Schweers, LCSW — Cancer and Blood Disease Institute, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
  • Dennis Slamon, MD, PhD — UCLA, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Annette Stanton, PhD — UCLA Dept. of Psychology 
  • Zul Surani — Cedars-Sinai Cancer, Cancer Research Center for Health Equity
  • Marilou Terpenning, MD — Santa Monica Hematology/Oncology
  • Michael Van Scoy-Mosher, MD — Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • David Wellisch, PhD — UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute
  • Deane Wolcott, MD — Emeritus Psychiatrist, Cedars-Sinai Health System