Meet Our Health Educators!

February 24, 2020

Meet just a few of the fantastic folks who present Cancer Happens, our teen cancer prevention curriculum, in high schools in Washington state and beyond!

Dana Alvin
♦ Alma Mater: University of Georgia
♦ Degree: Masters of Public Health
♦ Joined Cancer Pathways: August 2019
♦ Region: Georgia
♦ Favorite thing about working at Cancer Pathways:
“I enjoy having the ability and influence to educate teenagers about cancer and how to prevent it.”
♦ What teachers say about Dana:
“Dana was awesome. Thank you for having this program available for our students!

Nicole Rhodes
♦ Alma Mater: Western Washington University
♦ Degree: Community Health
♦ Joined Cancer Pathways: September 2019
♦ Region: Snohomish, Skagit Counties, WA
♦ Favorite thing about working at Cancer Pathways:
“Meeting new students every week and answering questions that they have about health and cancer prevention”
♦ What teachers say about Nicole:
“Nicole was awesome! She was on time, great written communication (email), excellent oral communication and presentation skills! Great speed of delivery. Interacted well with students.”

Sara Schonauer
♦ School: University of Washington
♦ Degree: Masters of Social Work
♦ Joined Cancer Pathways: December 2018
♦ Region: King, Snohomish, Pierce Counties, WA
♦ Favorite thing about working at Cancer Pathways:
“It’s really special when a brave youth will share their story about cancer with their classmates. Moments like these empower youth to reduce their risk of cancer.”
♦ What teachers say about Sara:
“Our presenter, Sara, was friendly, personable, clear and did a great job quickly connecting with the students and engaging them with this important information!”