Breast Restoration AdVocacy and Education (BRAVE)
SAN ANTONIO, TX, July 25, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — Breast Restoration AdVocacy and Education (BRAVE) a San Antonio based nonprofit is pleased to announce the appointment of two new board members- Ms. Gala Struthers, Chief Marketing Officer at QooQoo and Ms. Christine Shettel, Vice President of Clinical and Reimbursement Services at Kent Imaging.
Gala Struthers is a senior partner in a healthcare marketing agency that specializes in the effective communication of medical content with patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Gala was involved early on with BRAVE, during the establishment of the organization’s branding. With a sister newly diagnosed with breast cancer, she deepened her involvement in an effort to help empower breast cancer survivors and onboard more professional advocates.
Christine Shettel brings over 25 years of nursing and clinical education experience in the wound care and hyperbaric, with significant clinical expertise educating and advocating for patients. She has spent countless hours at the bedside of breast cancer patients and will bring a much-needed clinical perspective to the BRAVE board of directors.
“I am pleased to announce that these two leaders have been selected to join the BRAVE board of directors because of their commitment to patients and their passion to support breast cancer survivors,” says Christine Grogan, DHA, Chairwoman and Founder of BRAVE Coalition. “We are at a pivotal point for BRAVE Coalition, where our work is needed more than ever before and their support and compassion will help us move our mission forward.”
BRAVE has recently refined its focus to support breast cancer survivors, believing every women should be empowered to determine how they shape their own recovery from breast cancer as a fundamental right regardless of insurance or socio-economic status.
About BRAVE Coalition Foundation
BRAVE Coalition Foundation, was founded in 2012 by Christine Grogan, an industry leader in breast restoration rights awareness to promote education and awareness of resources for breast cancer survivors regarding breast reconstruction options. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and only around 30% will be offered breast restoration rights and options. BRAVE’s mission is to empower women with education and resources providing choices and opportunities to experience life beyond cancer as her whole self, however she defines it! BRAVE is committed to restoring a life that is brimming with confidence & hope for every BRAVE Breast Cancer Survivor. By addressing the root causes of obstacles in the care system; providing accessible & relevant EDUCATION; and UNITING each survivor to a BRAVE surgeon & other life enhancing resources, BRAVE Coalition promises to relentlessly ADVOCATE for all BRAVE breast cancer survivors. BRAVE is dedicated to educating women about their right to breast restoration surgery following breast cancer treatment. To learn more about or donate to BRAVE Coalition Foundation, call 210.214.8482 or visit www.bravecoalition.org, like BRAVE Coalition Foundation on Facebook, @BRAVE Coalition Foundation on LinkedIn, and @BraveCoalition on Twitter.
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