Summit Speakers

The 2023 Oncology Massage Healing Summit agenda features 2-keynote speakers, 1-integrative panel, 5-breakout sessions with 15-course options, and 3-expanded post-conference sessions with experts in the field of oncology massage and integrative care.

Click on each speaker to learn more about the speaker and the class(s) they will be teaching.

Keynote Speakers

Michele Renee, DC, MAc

Keynote - Integrative Care: Creating a Healthier, More Sustainable System

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Brenda Elsagher. International Speaker, Author, CHP

Keynote - Humor and Healing from the Patient’s Perspective

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Summit Educators

Karen Armstrong LMT, BCTMB, S4OM Educator

What's happening in Hospital-based Massage Therapy?

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Pawan Bareja, Ph.D.

Building A Resilient and Regulated Nervous System after Trauma, Being Present in the Body – Using Mindfulness to work with Trauma, & Befriending Ourselves: Healing Trauma and Building Resiliency using Mindfulness

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Ericka Clinton, BS, LMT, President S4OM

Opening and Closing Ceremonies

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Christopher Deery LMT, BCTMB, S4OM Educator

Active Survivor - Sports Massage for Cancer patients and survivors

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Liza Dion, COMT, BCTMB

Panel: Perspectives on and the Implementation of Integrative Care

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Ama Greenrose, CMT

Panel: Bodywork Included: The Milton Marks Family Camp. A novel, multi-disciplinary intervention for families living with brain cancer

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Ryan Hoyme, LMT, BCTMB

Putting the word SOCIAL back into Social Media

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Ellen Hufschmidt, MA, Chaplain, Grief Counselor, and Ritualist

Insights on Grief, Dying, and Hospice for Oncology Massage Professionals

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Bethany Hutchinson, Yoga Instructor

Gentle Yoga for Grounding and Connection - am movement

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Miechelle Juul Hwang, CMT, CDT

Infusion Center Massage Programs from Concept to Launch

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Mary Jewison, MA, RN, OCN

Panel: Perspectives on and the Implementation of Integrative Care

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Kathleen Lisson, CLT, CAMTC CMT, BCTMB

Postoperative Lymphatic Therapy for Clients with a Cancer History

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Abby Marks, Ph.D., LCP

Bodywork Included: The Milton Marks Family Camp. A novel, multi-disciplinary intervention for families living with brain cancer

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Nicola McGill, LMT, LLSA, CLT-LANA

Disruption of the Lymphatic System following the treatment of Head and Neck Cancers & Head and Neck Lymphedema following the treatments for Head and Neck Cancers

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Niki Munk, PhD, LMT

PBRNs to Facilitate Collaborative Connections within the Therapeutic Massage Profession

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Charlie Noel, LSW

Panel: Perspectives on and the Implementation of Integrative Care

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Margaretta Page, RN

Bodywork Included: The Milton Marks Family Camp. A novel, multi-disciplinary intervention for families living with brain cancer

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Spring Saldana, CMT, Massage Therapy Program Chair NWHSU

Celebrating Our Differences through Authentic Connection

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Jennifer Salness

Panel: Perspectives on and the Implementation of Integrative Care

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Carolyn Tague, MA, CMT, S4OM Educator

What's happening in Hospital-based Massage Therapy?

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Julie Tudor, LMT

Pestilence Prevention in Your Practice 

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Ruth Werner, LMT, Author, Educator

Pestilence Prevention in Your Practice & "Get a Doctor’s Note” is Not Good Enough (And What Is) 

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