Save the Date for the 14th Annual Breast Cancer Survivor Symposium!
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Registration for this event will open on Sunday, September 1st.
Featuring a keynote address from Beth Bennett, PT, MA, MS, RDN, LD of The Gathering Place
Beth Bennett is the Director of Exercise, Nutrition and Research at The Gathering Place: a non-profit community based cancer support center offering emotional, physical and spiritual support free of charge to individuals and families currently coping with cancer. Beth oversees the development and implementation of programs and services addressing nutrition and physical wellness for cancer survivors and their caregivers. She is a physical therapist and dietitian with over 30 years’ experience. Beth received a MA in Exercise Science and MS in Nutrition from Kent State University, and she has presented at professional continuing education seminars for physical therapist and dietitians at the local and national level.
Beth has published in the journal Rehabilitation Oncology and Journal of Physical Therapy and Health Promotion on the topic exercise and psychosocial support for cancer survivors. She enjoys helping Gathering Place participants develop a sustainable plant based lifestyle that includes plenty of physical activity for themselves and their loved ones.