Last updated: August 2023
Welcome to Health Union's Community Team. Our Community Team is made up of a diverse group of employees of Health Union who bring you engaging, accurate information about living with advanced breast cancer. The Community Team partners with the Editorial Team to provide clinical content that helps people live better with their condition. Meet your Advanced Breast Cancer team below.
The AdvancedBreastCancer.net Team
Patty received her B.S. in English from SUNY Oneonta and her Master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from Temple University. Before joining Health Union, she worked with local, regional, and national organizations to ensure that the Greater Philadelphia region benefits from an educated and skilled workforce while also contributing to bolstering the region’s competitiveness and economic growth. She served as an Adjunct Professor for three years at Temple University and designed the undergraduate course Healthy Community Design and Development, which focused on the social disparities of health and opportunities to create healthier communities.
Lauren is passionate about creating meaningful connections between those who share similar experiences. Before joining Health Union, Lauren worked as a community engagement professional for a nonprofit organization, where she led health education programs for adults and children with arthritis and empowered volunteers to advocate for their personal health needs. She works to honor each individual’s journey with understanding and compassion while drawing on her relationship-building skills. Lauren holds a BA in political science with a minor in philosophy from Rowan University.
Community Experience Coordinators
Lori Duffy Foster