Advisory Council

Linda Redding- Library Science

sunvisitshalifaxsch5437 2 2Linda Redding is the librarian at Silver Lake Regional High School in Kingston. It was twenty years ago as librarian at Halifax Elementary School that LInda first became involved with the Children’s Melanoma Prevention Foundation when Maryellen Maguire Eisen facilitated a professional development workshop for Halifax staff. While at Halifax Elementary Linda worked with a group of students researching and producing a Boston Globe Fun Pages dedicated to being safe in the sun. Most recently Linda’s students at Silver Lake have been involved in the documentary Glenna’s Gift produced by the Children’s Melanoma Prevention Foundation and a PSA promoting Don’t Fry Day that aired on Boston morning television.

 

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Tori Carpenter - Fundraising

eisen CMPF53 082517Tori is a Bridgewater State University graduate with a B.S. in business management/marketing. She is currently continuing her studies at Bridgewater with the intent to pursue a career in the medical field. Tori has experience organizing community-based fundraisers through work with local organizations and college internships. She is also active in many of her local community events and tends bar on the weekends in her home town, Plymouth, MA.

Tori was diagnosed in 2016 with metastatic melanoma at the age of 25 and is currently undergoing treatment. Being diagnosed with metastatic melanoma in her mid-twenties was a devastating and life-changing event but it has also led to a newfound passion for patient advocacy and skin cancer prevention. Tori is deeply committed to CMPF’s mission to educate children across our communities on the importance of sun awareness and regular skin checks. She is eager to share her experience and expertise to help others in both her personal and professional lives.

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Scott Naughton-Business Leader

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Scott Naughton has enjoyed a diverse and rewarding career in the medical markets. He has served as a high-level advisor to C-level executives at start-up companies and to world renowned physicians in the plastic surgery and dermatology markets.He has held Chief Operating Officer positions within large medical practices, and is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists of NY and NJ, a large medical/cosmetic/age management dermatology and plastic surgery practice.He is the Founder of Naughton Braintrust, a boutique consulting firm specializing in assembling specific, targeted intellects to develop and implement protocols to successfully resolve even the most challenging projects. Accepted engagements are often "stealth" mode, strictly confidential assignments.From this experience he developed FractalMetrics™, a proprietary medical management program, resulting in very significant improvements in revenue, procurement and all other aspects of managing a medical practice.Examples of start-up companies where Scott Naughton played an integral role as an executive include DermaGraphix, the first standardized digital skin lesion mapping system for finding and tracking skin cancers; Mirror Image, the leading morphing and image database software used by dermatologists and plastic surgeons, and Ivivi Technologies which created a targeted, signal specific, miniaturized, tPEMF technology that materially increased wound closure rates and drastically reduced patient care costs.

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Susan Sarni MPH-Public Health

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Susan Sarni MPHis currently serving as the Executive Health Officer for the Town of Hingham following her role as Cohasset Health Director. Susan has a bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Suffolk University. Susan completed her Master in Public Health from University of New England with her thesis concentrating on why white males over the age of 62 have higher rates of melanoma. Her educational background in Health Literacy and practical community public health experience help to educate the residents in the community. Although her field of knowledge in public health covers a wide spectrum, her passion is to educate the public of the impacts of sun damage, the importance of sunscreen, and the revision and enforcement of indoor tanning facility regulations.

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Clair Lombardo B.S., M. Ed. - Education

clair lombardo picClair Lombardo is the Science Chair at Sacred Heart High School in Kingston Massachusetts where she teaches both Environmental and Marine Science. She received her undergraduate degree from Indiana University achieving a Bachelors of Science in Microbiology. She worked in the private sector on projects in organogenesis and skin grafting. She went on to earn a Master’s degree in Education at Lesley University. She has been a teacher for twenty-six years and on faculty at Sacred Heart for 3 years and the Science Chair since 2015. She had extensive experience in patient education while in the private sector and feels well qualified to assist CMPF in curriculum review, lesson plan development, and design and review of their educational resources for both children and adults.

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Renee Banks- Community Education

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Renee Banks is a student at Regis College working toward her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Renee is a student nursing assistant at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, MA. She is an advocate for melanoma prevention and created a skin safety program for children in 2014. She is excited about working with Children’s Melanoma Prevention Foundation because she loves children and understands the importance of skin cancer prevention. Having lost her loving grandfather from melanoma in 2008, she knew she wanted to make melanoma education and prevention her life mission.

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susanSusan Keyes BA, M.Ed. was the Chair of the Foreign Language Department of Hingham Public Schools until her retirment in 2016. Prior to teaching, she worked in the financial services industry specializing in taxable fixed income. She is a survivor of malignant melanoma having been diagnosed in 1995 and again in 1997. Ms. Keyes served on the Board of Directors from 2012 to 2017.  She played an integral part in our 2017 strategic planning and has assisted in teaching, fundraising, and program implementation. Ms. Keyes has joined the Advisory Council to assist in program development and curriculum review.

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kristaKrista Rubin, MS, RN, FNP-BC is a nurse practitioner in the Melanoma Disease Center in the Departments of both Oncology and Dermatology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. She is an oncology and dermatology nurse specialist providing clinical care to patients with advanced melanoma, and research management for patients on melanoma clinical trials. She also provides skin cancer screening for patients and their families in the Pigmented Lesion Clinic. She lectures internationally and has published regularly on the topic of melanoma skin cancer.Ms. Rubin served on the Board of Director's from 2009 to 2017.  She joined the Advosiry Council to assist with patient care issues and program review. 

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