One woman that went to a local hospital for breast cancer treatment found herself receiving inadequate healthcare services. After meeting and sharing her story with Kathie-Ann Joseph, MD, MPH, she finally received the care she wanted and needed. And the experience has made her realize how important it is that high-quality care be available to all patients.
Dr. Joseph, a surgical oncologist at NYU Langone’s Perlmutter Cancer Center and associate professor in the Departments of Surgery and Population Health, is highlighted in this story on Oprah.com as an expert and a sign of hope for women facing healthcare disparities. As co-director of the Beatrice W. Welters Health Outreach and Navigation Program, Dr. Joseph works to help identify and educate women who could benefit from breast cancer screening through outreach in their community.
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