KEYNOTE SPEAKER

David Victorson, PhD

Founder, Director, and Mindfulness Guide at True North Treks

On Living Your One Wild and Precious Life as a Young Adult with Cancer Through Qualities of Mindfulness

 

LODGING 

A block of rooms has been reserved at Courtyard by Marriott, Middleton until 3/14/18.  It is a limited block, so make your reservations early. 
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10th ANNIVERSARY SPEAKER SERIES

Gilda's Club Madison is proud to be hosting our tenth anniversary speaker series throughout 2018, celebrating 10 years of cancer support in Madison. Mark your calendar to join us for other upcoming events!

Thursday, May 3 - 6:00-7:30 PM

Turning Tragedy Into Triumph: Intimacy After Cancer

Speakers: Michael Russer & Jaqueline Lopez

 

Wednesday, June 13 – 6:00-7:30 PM

Joy, Appreciation, and Perspective

Speaker: Joanna Bull, psychotherapist to Gilda Radner

 

August (details TBD)

Ayruveda

Speaker: Andrea Russell

 

Thursday, September 20 – 6:00-7:30 PM

Post Traumatic Growth

Speaker: Pamela Ginsberg, PhD, Licensed Psychologist

 

Thursday, October 4

Advocating in the Medical System

Speaker: Meg Gaines, Center for Patient Partnerships

 

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

9:00 – 9:15 Breakfast & Social

9:15 – 9:25 Welcome and Overview Kirsten Norslien,
Program Director of Gilda’s Club Madison

9:25 – 10:10 Keynote - David Victorson, PhD

Founder of True North Treks, Professor at Northwestern University

10:15—11:45 Morning Breakout Sessions

 

Yoga4Cancer - Lori Seaborne, PA, RYT200

Updates in Naturopathic Cancer Care - Aaron Henkle, ND and Rebecca Georgia, ND

Long Term Side Effect Management - Sharon Friedrich, RN, Wendy Stewart, PT, and Paige Mission, PhD

Kicking Cancer in the Kitchen - Heather Ferber, certified Holistic Health Coach

 

11:45 – 1:00 Lunch & Social 

1:00 – 2:30  Afternoon Breakout Sessions

  

Writing Your Way to Healing - John Polo, Author

Helping Your Children Through a Cancer Diagnosis - Carissa Hodgson, LCSW, OSW-C

Exercise and Rehabilitation to Combat Fatigue and Depression - Julie Lombardino, PT

Introduction to Healing Touch - Karen Allaire, RN, MS & Mary Pat Hank, RN, BSN


2:30 – 3:00 Snack Break & Social 

3:00 – 3:30 John Polo, Better Not Bitter Widower 

 

3:30 – 4:00

Closing Activities & Door Prizes


THANK YOU TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS

 

 


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Email Susan Grigsby at susan@gildasclubmadison.org or call 608-828-8880 to learn about sponsorship opportunities starting at $500.

        

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