HCLA 2014: Community Outreach/Education


Barbara Kavanagh
Arizona Myeloma Network

Kavanagh’s mission is to change the lack of information and support resources for myeloma cancer by forming the Arizona Myeloma Network and the Living with Myeloma Conference, which has grown to 300 people. She also introduced the Pat and Bill Hite Cancer Caregivers Education and Support Program for caregivers to receive support and answers.


Catherine Ivy
Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation

After a personal loss, Catherine Ivy has raised $50 million for brain cancer research through the Ivy Foundation in the United States and Canada. The Ivy Foundation is the largest private funder of brain cancer research in the United States and focuses on diagnostics, treatments, and quality of life.

Kathleen Goeppinger, Ph.D.
Midwestern University

Midwestern is Arizona’s largest health professions university in medical, dental, pharmacy and optometry colleges and contains Arizona’s first veterinary college. Goeppinger commutes weekly between the Arizona and Illinois campuses to oversee their development. At her behest, students and employees provide nearly 10,000 hours of community service annually.

HCLA 2014 Winners & Finalists

AZ Business Magazine March/April 2014


About AZ Business Magazine

Over the past 30 years, AZ Big Media has grown to encompass not just Az Business magazine, but also a whole host of other publications and signature events. Az Business magazine is the state’s leading business publication. Published by AZ Big Media, the magazine covers a wide-range of topics focusing on the Arizona business scene, and is aimed at high-level corporate executives and business owners.