2020 Winners

We’re excited to celebrate the four changemakers helping to make a difference in the lives of people affected by cancer. Learn more about their stories.

C2 Catalyst for Change Award

C2 Catalyst for Change Award


Lynette Bonar, RN, BSN, MBA, FACHE

CEO, Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation (TCRHCC)

Bonar is a Fellow American College of Healthcare Executive (FACHE) and a member of the Navajo tribe. As CEO, she oversees more than 1,000 employees at: TCRHCC, a 73-bed hospital, more than 20 outpatient clinics, a mobile medical and dental van and four satellite clinics; Sacred Peaks Health Center in Flagstaff; LeChee Health Center; Cameron Dental and Bodaway/Gap Health Clinic.

C2 Catalyst for Care Award

C2 Catalyst for Care Award


Jill Kincaid

Founder and CEO, Chemo Buddies

In 2009, Jill Kincaid walked into a treatment room for the first time with her sister, Karen Williams, who was being treated for metastatic triple-negative breast cancer. During her 8-hour treatment day, the two sisters wrote a proposal for “Chemo Buddies,” a program that would allow volunteers into the treatment room as support for patients while they receive chemotherapy.

C2 Catalyst for Precision Medicine Award

C2 Catalyst for Precision Medicine Award


Lincoln Nadauld, MD, Ph.D.

Vice President & Chief of Precision Health and Academics, Intermountain Healthcare

Lincoln Nadauld founded the Intermountain Precision Genomics program with a vision of finding solutions to improve health and disease through genomics and precision medicine without increasing costs. With his vision in mind, he oversees the clinical implementation of precision genomics across Intermountain’s 24 hospitals and 160 physician clinics.

President’s Award

President’s Award


Richard A. Dean, Ph.D.

Volunteer, Patient and Family Advisory Council, Johns Hopkins Hospital

After retiring from the U.S. National Security Agency, Rich started the Cradlerock Children’s Center and taught at Morgan State University in Baltimore. Rich has had a lifelong history of participation in volunteer organizations. When his wife Janet developed ovarian cancer in 2009, he took on the role of her caregiver. He later took on that same role for his daughter Samara when she developed ovarian cancer in 2010. He then welcomed an invitation to help start a Patient and Family Advisory Council at Johns Hopkins.

2020 Finalists

Congratulations to the finalists who have been recognized by their peers for the inspiring work they do each day – all collectively working to make a difference for those living with and affected by cancer.


C2 Catalyst for Change Award

Finalists for this award bring high-quality cancer care to underserved populations. Consequently, their work drives change at the community-, neighborhood- or hospital-level that results in better cancer care for more people.

Lynette Bonar, RN, BSN, MBA, FACHE

Lynette Bonar, RN, BSN, MBA, FACHE

CEO, Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation (TCRHCC)

Stephenie K. Kennedy-Rea, EdD, MA

Stephenie K. Kennedy-Rea, EdD, MA

Director, Cancer Prevention & Control
West Virginia University Cancer Institute

Greensboro Health Disparities Collaborative (GHDC)

Greensboro Health Disparities Collaborative (GHDC)

Represented by
Samuel Cykert, PhD
Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
&

Christina Yongue, MPH, MCHES
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Greensboro


C2 Catalyst for Care Award

This group of finalists improves the cancer care experience for patients and their loved ones. As a result, the work of these finalists makes a patient’s experience as easy as possible during an extraordinarily difficult time.

Jill Kincaid

Jill Kincaid

Founder & CEO, Chemo Buddies

Ulman Foundation

Ulman Foundation

Represented by
Brock Yetso, MBA
President & CEO

Cancer Support Community Greater Philadelphia

Cancer Support Community Greater Philadelphia

Represented by
Kelly Harris, MSS, LCSW
CEO


C2 Catalyst for Precision Medicine Award

A finalist for this award significantly advances precision medicine in oncology to bring new, more personalized tests or treatments to patients. As such, these finalists enhance the ability to provide the right treatment for the right patient at the right time.

Razelle Kurzrock, MD

Razelle Kurzrock, MD

Director, Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy and Rare Tumor Clinic, University of California, San Diego

Indiana University Health Precision Genomics Program

Indiana University Health Precision Genomics Program

Represented by
Milan Radovich, PhD
Associate Professor, Indiana University Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center
&

Bryan Schneider, MD
Medical oncologist and Professor, Indiana University Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center

Lincoln D. Nadauld, MD, PhD

Lincoln D. Nadauld, MD, PhD

Vice President & Chief of Precision Health and Academics
Intermountain Healthcare