Phyllis Pettit Nassi, MSW, manager of special populations at Huntsman Cancer Institute, is enrolled in the Otoe-Missouria Tribe and a member of the Cherokee Nation. She has traveled extensively throughout the western United States and Alaska to help educate American Indians, Alaska Natives, African Americans, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Hispanics about cancer prevention and treatment. She is also a graduate student at the University of Utah, College of Social Work, pursuing a PhD.
Lynne Hall, MSW, is the administrative program coordinator for the Native American Outreach Program. Lynne is enrolled in the Klamath Tribes and a descendent of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. Lynne travels throughout the Intermountain West attending health fairs, conferences, and powwows to educate American Indians/Alaska Natives about cancer and the importance of early detection. She is a member of the American Association for Cancer Research.