Posts Tagged: Healwell

Making Sausages: Behind the Scenes at the ICM

Rebecca Sturgeon

This month I am embarking on a new and slightly terrifying adventure — I am hosting Healwell’s new webinar series, the Interdisciplinary Clan of Mystery.  Every month, I will get to interview a fiercely smart, devastatingly interesting human about their work in the healthcare field.  And people all over the world get to listen in,… Read more »

Meet the team! Katherine LaVelle, Healwell Board Member

Meet Katherine LaVelle, one of the rock-star members of our Board of Directors! Healwell’s growth and success is due in large part to its tireless and dedicated Board. These smart people work behind the scenes to shape Healwell’s long-term vision, strategy, and infrastructure to ensure that Healwell has the resources and support it needs to… Read more »

Get ready to get your give on! #GivingTuesday is coming!

#GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, businesses, organizations and communities in all 50 states and in countries around the world.  It’s beautiful new annual ritual to remind us how much we have to give and how much bigger it all is when we do it together.  On #GivingTuesday… Read more »

Meet the team! Mishka K. Cira, Healwell Board Member

Mishka K. Cira, MPH joined Healwell’s Board of Directors in December 2016. She is a graduate of Potomac Massage Training Institute and is now contractor to the Center for Global Health at the National Cancer Institute-NIH.  She works with governments in low- and middle-income countries to support their national cancer control planning process, by linking… Read more »

Superstar Teagan

Imagine that your child is born and mere weeks later she is diagnosed with a so-often-deadly ATRT brain tumor.  Eric Annis and Amanda Leland don’t have to imagine.  That’s exactly what happened to them and their daughter, Teagan. We got to touch them…and they touched us. They sent us this quick video because they wanted… Read more »

Beyond Beautiful: Dianna Dapkins from Pure Pro

Dianna Dapkins is the creator and president of Pure Pro high quality massage products. Healwell uses Pure Pro’s Hypoallergenic Massage Lotion for all of our Oncology Massage classes and hands-on clinics. For years Dianna has been generously donating this lotion to our students. We asked her to tell us a little bit about how Healwell’s… Read more »

Meet the team! Bettina Peterson, CMT

Tina Peterson, CMT is one of Healwell’s direct service practioners. She was kind enough to share her smart, beautiful thoughts about her work providing massage (dancing in space and time, and listening, listening, listening) at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Virginia. Please start by telling us a little about yourself. I live in Falls Church,… Read more »