“Faces of JAF”, hosted by Jen Andruzzi – President and CEO of the Joe Andruzzi Foundation (JAF) – highlights the tireless work and POV’s of individuals within the extended New England cancer community. Topics will include relevant, current industry news and how it relates to and affects the JAF community – especially during the current pandemic.
Ep.07 – Jasmine Miller (Patient Recipient & Med School Student)
Jen is joined by JAF patient grant recipient and current medical student Jasmine Miller to discuss her journey with breast cancer, how it has shaped her pursuit of a career in medicine, and what it’s like to battle cancer at such a young age.
Ep.06 – Lisa & Carly Silva (JAF Patient Family)
Jen is joined by JAF patient grant recipient Lisa Silva and her daughter, Carly, a 13-year-old battling acute lymphoblastic lymphoma, to discuss the family’s battle with cancer, their connection to JAF, and the impact of the current pandemic on their day-to-day lives and treatment plan.
Ep.05 – Ronny Mosston (JAF Board Member)
Jen welcomes Ronny Mosston, a cancer survivor and a member of JAF’s Board of Directors, to discuss battling breast cancer, her commitment to philanthropy, and we get her HR-perspective on the COVID-19 reopening’s path forward.
Ep.04 – Brent Crouch (JAF Development Committee)
Jen is joined by Brent Crouch, a cancer survivor and a member of JAF’s Development Committee, to talk about his connection to the Foundation and the backstory behind his current “Co-Hawk” hairdo.
Ep.03 – Julie Ann Chase (JAF Patient Grant Recipient)
Jen chats with Julie Ann Chase, a former JAF patient grant recipient, to discuss Julie Ann’s cancer journey, how she first connected with the Foundation, and how the current pandemic is presenting a “new normal” for patients.
Ep.02 – Dana Haseotes (Clinical Social Worker, Women & Infants Hospital)
Jen chats with Dana Haseotes, Clinical Social Worker at Women & Infants Hospital in Rhode Island, to discuss how Dana’s work has been affected by COVID-19 and the challenges cancer patients face in navigating the current pandemic.
Ep.01 – Shannon Gallanty (Program Manager, Joe Andruzzi Foundation)
Jen chats with Shannon Gallanty, Program Manager at the Joe Andruzzi Foundation, to discuss how Shannon works with social workers and healthcare advocates to provide financial assistance to cancer patients and families in need, how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting support services for patients, and the challenges of working from home during these uncertain times.