Dr. Porter is a neuro-oncologist at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Since her arrival in 2008, she has worked diligently to provide care for patients with tumors and cancers involving the nervous system in addition to patients who have neurologic complications resulting from their systemic cancers. Dr. Porter received her undergraduate education at Spelman College, where she was a Presidential Scholar and pledged Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated through the Eta Kappa Chapter in the Spring of 1997. She went on to receive her medical degree at Temple University School of Medicine in 2003. She completed her internship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester in Internal Medicine, residency in Neurology, and Fellowship in Neuro-Oncology in 2008. Dr. Porter serves as the co chair of CNS disease group for the Mayo Clinic Enterprise Cancer Center, and is the Vice Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion subcommittee at Mayo Arizona . She is the director of Undergraduate Pipeline Programs for Mayo Clinic School of Medicine and Science and enjoys teaching Cultural Humility and Cross Cultural Communication in the Mayo Clinic, Alix School of Medicine, Arizona Campus. Her research interests are aimed at ensuring that patients with brain cancers have the best quality of life as possible. She is currently the primary investigator on a nationally enrolling trial which will be the defining study for the utility of psychostimulants to improve quality of life as well as thinking and memory in patients with glioblastoma multiforme.
You will have a lot to look forward to on a Saturday morning. We have something that everyone will enjoy as they explore how fun fitness can be.
We are excited to once again partner with M.O.M. to provide free mammographies. Attendees are encouraged to sign up for a timeslot in advance of the event so we can be sure to get everyone tested.
We welcome back Ebony House who will be providing free HIV testing.
The Phoenix Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association will be on hand to check your blood pressure and vital statistics.
One of our most popular activities are our free massages that are provided to all in attendance. There will be massage therapists onsite to help you relax and get a little extra self-care.
After you have walked, danced, checked your blood pressure and gotten a fabulous massage, stop by the Fresh Express bus to purchase veggies to make a healthy lunch or dinner.
We will have an array of information booths onsite to provide you the latest on chronic illness prevention, donor programs, and upcoming health events around the Valley.
We have several sponsorship opportunities for any business or organization that wants to support this health event and our many community programs.
PLATINUM SPONSORSHIP: $10,000
GOLD SPONSORSHIP: $5000
SILVER SPONSORSHIP: $2500
BRONZE SPONSORSHIP: $1000
ORGANIZATION/SMALL BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
We also offer an opportunity for community and civic organizations and small businesses to support the event.