Staff Members

Anne Marie Murphy, Ph.D.

Executive Director of the Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force

Dr. Murphy joined the Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force in April of 2009 as the Director of the Chicago Breast Cancer Quality Consortium...
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Phone Number: (312)-942-0309

Email: Anne_M_Murphy@rush.edu


Teena L. Francois, MPH

Associate Director, Community Health Initiatives

Teena L. Francois, MPH, joined the Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force in April 2013 as the Clinical Data Specialist ...
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Phone Number: (312) 942-0336

Email: Teena_L_Francois@rush.edu


Dominique Sighoko, PharmD, MPH, PhD

Epidemiology, Quality Improvement Specialist

Dominique Sighoko has expertise in descriptive, analytic and field epidemiology. She joined the Task Force on November 2014 as Epidemiologist, Quality Improvement Specialist. She obtained her Doctorate in Pharmacy at the Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy and Odonto-Stomatology of Bamako, Mali in March 2007... For more infomation click here


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Phone Number: (312) 942-6965

Email: dominique_sighoko@rush.edu


Ariel J. Thomas , MS

Data Coordinator

Ariel J. Thomas is the data coordinator for the Chicago Breast Cancer Quality Consortium.  She has a background in cancer research and cultural studies.  After graduating from Howard University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology, interests in community health and health disparities led her to pursue a Master of Science degree in Biology at North Carolina Central University... 

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Phone Number: (312) 942-0335

Email: ariel_j_thomas@rush.edu


Bethliz Irizarry

Project Coordinator 

Bethliz Irizarry is the Project Coordinator for the Chicago Breast Cancer Quality Consortium. She joined the Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force full time in July 2015. She joined the Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force full time in July 2015...

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Phone Number: 312-942-9159

Email: bethliz_irizarry@rush.edu


Lydia Wilson, MPH

Program Evaluator

Lydia Wilson currently evaluates the Beyond October navigation program through data and program coordination. Before becoming a staff member, Lydia Wilson interned with the Task Force for a year and worked on the establishment of databases of the Beyond October and Extra Help, Extra Care programs to better serve tracking... 

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Phone Number: 312-942-3225

Email: Lydia_Wilson@rush.edu


Retha Cooper, BSN, RN

Nurse Navigator

Retha Cooper is the new Nurse Navigator for the Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force. Retha has twenty nine years of experience in the area of Hematology/Oncology; of which, twenty three of those years focused on physical assessment and navigation of clients in the Breast and Cervical Screening Program. Before coming to the Task Force,...

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Phone Number: 312-942-0338

Email: Retha_E_Cooper@rush.edu


Karen Washington-Jones

Community Navigator

Biography coming soon!

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Phone Number: 312-942-0332

Email: karen_washington-jones@rush.edu


Oreletta Garmon

Navigator

Biography coming soon!

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Phone Number: 312-942-0346

Email: Oreletta_Garmon@rush.edu


Donalynne Schaffer

Community Outreach Worker

Donalynne provides outreach and education services to the Task Force and is busy reaching out to women every day.  She educates women on the importance of breast healthcare including the importance of early detection in saving lives.  She empowers women through knowledge and links women to the Task Force navigators who help women access free mammograms or schedule mammograms or generally navigate the healthcare system.

Phone Number: 312-942-1899

Email: donalynne_schaffer@rush.edu


Garth Rauscher, Ph.D.

Consultant

Garth Rauscher joined the Chicago Breast Cancer Quality Consortium in March of 2009 as a Consultant...
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Phone Number: (312)-413-4317

Email: garthr@uic.edu


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