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Meet Our Panel of Breast Health Experts
Dr. Paige Dorn
Paige Dorn, MD is a clinically focused radiation oncologist providing patient-centered care in Denver.
Dr. Dorn completed her training at the University of Chicago in the Department of Radiation Oncology where she served as chief resident. She graduated Summa cum Laude from medical school at State University of New York, Upstate Medical University and received the Medical Alumni Association Merit Scholarship four years in a row. Dr. Dorn has received many awards and honors during her medical career and has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals.
Dr. Dorn is dedicated to helping each patient fight cancer by using cutting-edge treatments and advanced radiation therapies.
Dr. Kayla Griffith
Kayla Griffith, MD is a fellowship-trained breast surgeon specializing in breast cancer, oncoplastics, and benign breast disease.
Dr. Griffith completed her breast fellowship at Georgetown University and a fellowship in surgical
oncology and immunotherapy at the National Cancer Institute. Prior to her fellowship training, she attended East Tennessee State University completing her training in general surgery at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina.
During her free time, she continues to advance surgical care and education in East Africa and is an active member of Women in Surgery-Africa, the International Society of Surgery, and the World Health Organization for Emergency and Essential Surgical Care.
Dr. Griffith has a passion for delivering compassionate and quality care to patients. Her philosophy of care is, “be human.”
Maureen McDonald is an associate Regional Vice President of Community Engagement for the Continental Division for HCA Healthcare.
A native of Denver, Maureen McDonald is passionate about connecting individuals and organizations from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to improve our communities. As Associate Regional Vice
President of Community Engagement for the Continental Division for HCA Healthcare, McDonald’s focus is on assessing and responding to community health needs in the markets for 11 hospitals in Denver (HealthONE) and Wichita, (Wesley Healthcare) while fulfilling HCA’s mission to improve human life and finding ways to creatively engage the over 11,000 HCA colleagues in the division.
Serving on several national and local boards and committees, McDonald is passionate about women in leadership roles and is grateful to be engaged in several local and national women’s groups. As 2020 President of The International Women’s Forum of Colorado, McDonald led the pivot to virtual programming and an exploration of statewide recruitment. Current board service includes Girl Scouts of Colorado and the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation.
Terry Rubin is a grandmother, breast cancer survivor, retired nurse and human resource administrator for a Pediatric
Practice, and a nonprofit volunteer.
Terry Rubin is a retired Nurse/Human Resource Administrator for Partners in Pediatrics.
She was raised in Highland Park, Illinois, and attended the University of Denver. She majored in Religion and Philosophy but eventually found her love and career in nursing. Terry worked at Swedish Medical Center and Mercy Hospital in Denver.
After being diagnosed with breast cancer at age 40 and then again at 49, she has been featured on Channel 9News and has counseled many women through their own personal journey of breast cancer.
Terry and her husband Jerry have 3 wonderful adult children who are married and now have 5 grandchildren who are her personal entertainment committee.
Diane M Simard
Diane M Simard is a psycho-oncology influencer, award-winning author, motivational
speaker, and executive leader legacy creator.
Recognized as one of the 100 inaugural “National Women in Business to Watch” by Bizwomen.com, Diane M. Simard is a psycho-oncology influencer, award-winning author, motivational speaker, and executive leader legacy creator. A seven-year survivor of Stage IIIc breast cancer, Diane advocates expanding access to mental health resources for those impacted by the psychological trauma of cancer.
Two months after completing treatment, she founded the Center for Oncology Psychology Excellence (COPE) at the University of Denver, which is featured in her book, The Unlikely Gift of Breast Cancer. Diane is a patient advisor for Blue Note Therapeutics, developing digital therapeutics technology to help manage cancer distress, and represents psycho-oncology interests on the National Consortium of Breast Center’s Survivorship Council.
More information at www.DianeMSimard.com.