Erik Nelson

Erik Nelson

Research Program: Cancer Discovery Platforms Bridging the Engineering-Biology ContinuumStrategic Theme: Pathways & Mechanisms Erik Nelson is a trained endocrinologist with specific expertise in nuclear receptor pharmacology. He has made significant contributions...
Zeynep Madak Erdogan

Zeynep Madak Erdogan

Research Areas: Breast Cancer, Health Disparities, Nutritional ScienceResearch Program: Cancer Discovery Platforms Bridging the Engineering-Biology ContinuumStrategic Theme: Pathways & Mechanisms Zeynep Madak Erdogan is an Associate Professor of Nutrition and the...
Renaé Strawbridge

Renaé Strawbridge

Renaé Strawbridge is a retired Program Administrative Assistant at the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois. Her career has included moveable equipment management, outreach activities, and emceeing events. Renaé graduated with a BA in General...
Sue Stewart

Sue Stewart

A recent retiree from University of Illinois, Sue Stewart worked at both the University of Illinois and Illinois State University for over 22 years. Her focus was adult learning, specifically creating and facilitating professional development programs targeted to...
James Roll

James Roll

James Roll “JR” is a prostate cancer survivor. His sister, Cheryl (age 23), and Lee, his beloved wife of 40 years, were both taken by cancer. JR graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois. He is now...
Crystal Reinhart

Crystal Reinhart

Crystal Reinhart is a member of the Cancer Research Advocacy Group and works as a Research Scientist at the Center for Prevention Research and Development at the University of Illinois. As a recent leukemia survivor, she is passionate about including the patient...
Susan Keller

Susan Keller

Sue Keller is a 1992 graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with a BS in Psychology. After over 20 years as a mental health counselor at Community Elements, she obtained her Masters of Social Work in May, 2014, and went on to earn her LCSW in 2015....
Kathleen Hug

Kathleen Hug

Kathleen Hug became an Assistant Athletic Director at the University of Illinois in 2002 after spending five years in event management at the University of Nebraska. At Illinois, she has overseen many NCAA championships, been sport administrator for up to six sports,...
Kelly Bradham

Kelly Bradham

Kelly Bradham is a breast cancer survivor, RN, and a Clinical Social Worker. Kelly is the Founder and Executive Director of the Prairie Dragon Paddlers, Illinois’ first breast cancer survivor dragon boat team. The Prairie Dragon Paddlers Breast Cancer Research Fund,...
Sarah Adams

Sarah Adams

Sarah Adams is an Office Administrator in the Carle Illinois College of Medicine at the University of Illinois and an active member of the Cancer Research Advocacy Group. Sarah began her role as a survivor advocate following her own breast cancer diagnosis in May...