Committees & Speakers

Speakers currently scheduled for this years symposium

Honorary Chair

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Sumner Slavin, MD
Boston, MA

He is an award-winning, board-certified plastic surgeon and Associate Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at Harvard Medical School.

Website Committee

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Lisa Palin
Boston, MA

WEBSITE COMMITTEE CHAIR, MA Chapter LE&RN Co-Chair, Patient Advocate

Megan Belanger, LMT, CLT
Westborough, MA

Certified Lymphedema Therapist, providing Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) and elastic taping.

Catherine Holley, RN, CLT
Boston, MA

MA Chapter LE&RN Co-Chair, Patient Advocate

Elizabeth Tillotson, RN, MSN, NP-C
Boston, MA

Nurse Practitioner| Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Program Committee

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Dhruv Singhal, MD
Boston, MA

PROGRAM COMMITTEE CHAIR | Director, BIDMC Lymphatic Center, Associate Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Arin Greene, MD, MMsc
Boston, MA

Director Lymphedema Program; Laboratory Director, Professor, Harvard Medical School - Boston Children's Hospital

Theresa Whiting
Marblehead, MA

Whiting Consulting, Patient Representative, Executive Coach

Kevin Donohue, MD
Boston, MA

Staff Radiologist, Lymphedema Imaging - Nuclear Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Catherine Holley, RN, CLT
Boston, MA

MA Chapter LE&RN Co-Chair, Patient Advocate

Timothy Padera, PhD
Boston, MA

Edwin L. Steele Laboratories for Tumor Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Kathy Shillue, PT, OCS, CLT
Boston, MA

BUDGET MARKETING CHAIR | Clinical Director, Lymphedema Treatment Clinic, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Leo Tsai, MD, PhD, MSc
Boston, MA

Staff Radiologist, Lymphedema Imaging - Body Imaging, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Venue Committee

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Sarah Thomson, BS, LPN
Boston, MA

VENUE COMMITTEE CHAIR | Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery & Lymphatic Surgery, Beth Israel Lahey Health

Rebekah Kilian
Chelmsford, MA

Executive Assistant at Apellis Pharmaceuticals for the Chief Innovation Officer