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How to Engage Patients and Promote your Lymphedema Prevention Program 

David Edmonson, MD Women & Infants Hospital
Amber Carroll, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA, Cheyenne Regional Medical Center
David Schull, JD, Russo Partners

Thursday, October 7, 2021
9:00 am – 10:00 am PT


Join in this panel discussion and hear from lymphedema prevention program experts who will share how they educate breast cancer patients on prevention and their approach to working with the media.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to attract patients by promoting your Lymphedema Prevention Program
  • Discover ways to educate patients and increase program compliance
  • Prepare a media campaign for Breast Cancer Awareness Month



David Edmonson, MD
Breast Surgeon, General Surgeon
Women & Infants Hospital

David Edmonson, MD
David Edmonson, MD

Dr. Edmonson is an Associate Professor in General Surgery and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Brown University Warren Alpert School of Medicine. He is the Fellowship Director for the Breast Health Fellowship. Dr. Edmonson is also the Cancer Committee Chairperson for Women & Infants Hospital Cancer Committee. He also serves as the medical director of the Lymphedema Program for Women & Infants’ Program in Women’s Oncology. He is studying ways to help prevent and treat lymphedema, the swelling of the arms or legs that can occur in patients who have had lymph nodes removed as a part of their cancer surgery. He is also studying different surgical technologies and techniques which may improve the cosmetic results after breast cancer surgery.

Education & Training:
Medical School, Saint George’s University School of Medicine
Residencies, Albany Medical College
Fellowships, Women & Infants Hospital


Amber Carroll, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA
Physical Therapist
Cheyenne Regional Medical Center

Amber Carroll, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA
Amber Carroll, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA

Amber Carroll is a Klose trained CLT and began her specialty in lymphedema treatment at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne WY in 2013. In addition to her patient care and leadership duties, she is in the process of building a regional lymphedema prevention program, teaming with CRMC’s surgical and cancer center programs.

Education & Training:
Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Nebraska Medical Center


David Schull, JD
Russo Partners

David Schull, JD
David Schull, JD

David Schull is president and a partner with Russo Partners, one of the healthcare industry’s most dynamic IR and PR firms. A highly experienced communications strategist and former broadcast journalist, David has developed results-oriented programs for a variety of emerging healthcare companies. From his early days in the broadcast studio, David learned the importance of speed, accuracy and focus on good storytelling.

Education & Training:
Juris Doctorate, University of Miami School of Law
Bachelor of Science, Journalism, University of Colorado

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