Dean's Guests Include:
  
  
  
  

Medical Expert: Dr. Kathy Albain - Medical Oncologist (Specialty: Breast Cancer) - Loyola University Medical Center - Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center


Medical Expert: Dr. Claudia Perez - Surgical Oncologist - Loyola University Medical Center - Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center 

Survivor - Maureen Bardusk and husband Joe Bardusk (Husband and Wife)

Maureen and Joe began their membership at Gilda's Club Chicago in December 2010 following Maureen’s breast cancer diagnosis in the preceding October. An artist who was accustomed to spending the majority of her time at the couple’s home in Galena, Maureen canceled an artistic residency in Costa Rica to receive treatment at Northwestern.  Receiving treatment also meant spending more time in the city and adjusting to spending more time with with husband Joe, an architect in Chicago, who was living primarily in their Chicago condo.  Maureen sought membership at Gilda’s Club Chicago in order to participate in community (hers being in Galena) and to help maintain her physical and emotional balance. Joe wasn’t sure what he expected from becoming a member and later found his niche at the club along with befriending a member or two along the way.

Survivors: Pam Pozucek and Melissa Quintas (Mother and Daughter)