Course curriculum

  • 1


    • About the Instructor

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    Health Disparities in Cancer Treatment

    • Health Disparities in Cancer Treatment

    • So what?

    • A Conversation with Jamil Rivers

    • Cancer Health Disparities | Did You Know?

    • Want to continue the conversation?

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    • The Accidental Activist - Bridgette Hempstead

    • What Are Cancer Disparities?

    • ¿Que son las desigualdades por cáncer?

    • Other resources from NCI

    • The Chrysalis Initiative


Instructor & Education Director

Rebecca Sturgeon

In addition to being a valuable member of Healwell’s faculty and curriculum development team, Rebecca is also Healwell’s Education Director. She works tirelessly to organize existing courses and to create new opportunities for Healwell to offer meaningful and robust inter-professional education for massage therapists and other health care providers. Rebecca co-authored "Oncology Massage: An integrative approach to cancer care" (Handspring, 2021.) As a former teacher of writing at the college level, Rebecca is passionate about the written word and about all forms of human communication. In her massage practice, she focuses on integrating therapeutic massage as part of overall health and wellness care. She is also an experienced mentor to new massage therapists, and facilitator of learning groups.

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