• Cancer Care Equity Program

    Staff Profiles

    Christopher Lathan, MD, MS, MPH

    Christopher Lathan, MD, MS, MPH  

    Faculty Director for Cancer Care Equity
    Physician profile
    Email: christopher_lathan@dfci.harvard.edu 

    Dr. Christopher Lathan is an oncologist who specializes in cancers of the chest. He is committed to providing access to cancer care and education to Boston communities.


    Gregory Abel, MD, MPH

    Gregory Abel, MD, MPH  

    Physician profile
    Email: gregory_abel@dfci.harvard.edu 

    Dr. Gregory Abel is a medical oncologist who specializes in blood cancers. Dr. Abel is fluent in Spanish, and his research is focused on patterns of care and quality of care for patients with hematologic malignancies.


    Rachel Freedman, MD, MPH

    Rachel Freedman, MD, MPH  

    Physician profile
    Email: rachel_freedman@dfci.harvard.edu 

    Dr. Rachel Freedman is a medical oncologist who specializes in treating patients with breast cancer. Her research interests include expanding access to cancer care for vulnerable patient groups and clinical trials.


    Aymen Elfiky, MD, MA, MPH

    Aymen Elfiky, MD, MA, MPH  

    Physician profile
    Email: aymen_elfiky@dfci.harvard.edu 

    Dr. Aymen Elfiky is a medical oncologist specializing in genitourinary malignancies. Specifically, he treats prostate, kidney, bladder, adrenal, and testicular cancers.


    Suzanne Berlin, DO

    Suzanne Berlin, DO  

    Physician profile
    Email: sberlin@partners.org 

    Dr. Suzanne Berlin is a medical oncologist in the gynecological oncology program at Dana-Farber. She treats ovarian, cervical and other gynecologic cancers.


    Ludmila Svoboda, RN, BSN, MA, OCN

    Ludmila Svoboda, RN, BSN, MA, OCN  

    Program Nurse
    Email: ludmilaa_svoboda@dfci.harvard.edu 

    Ludmila Svoboda promotes cancer education, screening, and prevention. She speaks Spanish, French, German and Czech. Ludmila is a certified nurse navigator with many years of experience in the treatment and prevention of a wide range of cancers.


    Laura Waldman, PhD

    Laura Waldman, PhD  

    Program Manager
    Email: laura_waldman@dfci.harvard.edu 

    Dr. Laura Waldman is a medical anthropologist with research interests in health disparities and health care access. She oversees research activities for the Cancer Care Equity Program (CCEP), and manages the Dana-Farber Health Equity Database.


    Audrey Kalisz

    Audrey Kalisz  

    Administrative Assistant
    Email: audrey_kalisz@dfci.harvard.edu 

    Audrey Kalisz is the administrative assistant to Dr. Lathan and the Cancer Care Equity Program.


    Gloria Jozwicki

    Gloria Jozwicki 

    Patient Navigator
    Email: gloria-jozwicki@dfci.harvard.edu 

    Gloria Jozwicki is a Social Worker, fluent in Spanish. She has experience working with diverse domestic and international patient populations. She is very interested in quality and equitable health care for all.

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