Meet The Team

"A dream you dream alone is only a dream.  A dream you dream together is a reality."  John lennon
  1. Cindy Thornton, RN
    Cindy is a certified breast cancer nurse navigator and a breast cancer survivor. One of Charlene's dearest friends, Cindy has put many hours of sweat equity and love into making Charlene's Dream a reality. Join Cindy for her monthly support group "Girls' Night Out"
  2. Nathalie Sweeney, RD
    Nathalie was a dear friend of Charlene's and was one of the major catalysts in helping making Charlene's Dream come true. Nathalie's big heart inspires all of us every day. She's a registered dietician and a long time educator for cancer professionals.
  3. Barb Bittner, RN, OCN
    Barb is a breast cancer nurse navigator at Florida Hospital New Smyrna Beach. She is also our "Queen of Crafts".Every month Barb welcomes women to our "Art and Crafts Therapy" Support Group. Women who might not feel like opening up in a regular group suddenly feel like chatting when they are working on a craft project.
  4. Eliani Berman, RN
    Eliani is a nurse and a breast cancer survivor herself. In her role as Promotional Director of Charlene's Dream, she is the glue that holds us together!! She is the shepherd to our crazy flock of sheep!! Eliani brings her compassion as well as her business acumen to Charlene's Dream.
  5. Dianne "Duckie" Rohald
    Dianne works in patient relations at the FHMMC Cancer Institute. We at Charlene's Dream just refer to her as our "not so secret weapon" and our "Goodwill Ambassador". She brightens the world for all of us every day. She is beloved by every cancer patient who has ever been lucky enough to meet her!!
  6. Sandy Allten, RN, OCN
    Sandy is inspired by her beloved sister-in-law Susi's journey with breast cancer, her fellow Red Sox fan Charlene, as well as 20 years of working with beloved patients as a cancer clinical trials nurse. Sandy is a research nurse at FHMMC Cancer Institute. Please join Sandy in 2018 for her "Cancer 101" group.
  1. Managing Director

Pat Campbell, RN

"Queen of Crafts"
Pat is a longtime radiation oncology nurse who worked for years at FHMMC and Halifax Health Medical Center in their Radiation Oncology Department.  She is an awesome nurse (which we all knew) but she has surprised us by revealing her painting talents and love of all things arts and crafts!  She is our beloved leader of The Arts and Crafts Therapy Group.

Join Our Team!  "Charlene's Posse" is a large group of dedicated health professionals from Florida Hospital and Halifax Hospital who work together to provide support for the women of our community.

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