Conversations with Komen

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Past Presenters include:

Cancer Genetics with Dr. Barb DePree

Recipient of North American Menopause Society’s 2013 Certified Menopause Practitioner of the Year for her exceptional contributions to menopause care, Barb DePree, MD, specializes in menopausal medicine, hormone replacement therapy, and sexual health. With nearly 25 years in women’s health, Dr. Barb has comfortably answered all the uncomfortable questions of sexual health and the changes that occur as we age.

After completing her Master’s in Medical Management, Dr. Barb launched her own website,, that connects with people across the country and provides additional advice and products for patients. Dr. DePree obtained her Clinical Cancer Genomics Community of Practice Certification through the City of Hope. In addition to being a provider at Lakeshore Health Partners Women’s Health, Dr. DePree is also part of the Holland Hospital Comprehensive Breast Services team, seeing patients at the High-Risk Breast Clinic.

View her presentation here.

Dr. Barb DePree, Holland Hospital

Nutrition and Dietetics with Sue Gunnink, MS, RDN, CSO

Sue Gunnink, MS, RDN, CSO, is a registered dietitian nutritionist at the Lemmen-Holton Cancer Pavilion. She specializes in adult oncology. She obtained her Masters of Science in Community Nutrition from Michigan State University, and she is a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition. In her free time, Sue enjoys being active whether it’s running, doing yoga or biking.  She & her husband have three boys and a rescue greyhound named Stu.

Sue Gunnink, MS, RDN, CSO, Spectrum Health

Sexuality and Intimacy with Nisha Mackenzie, PA-C, IF, CSC

Nisha is the founder and director of the Center for Women’s Sexual Health in Grand Rapids, MI. She graduated in 2002 with a Masters in Medicine – Physician Assistant studies. Since that time, she has dedicated her career to women’s health, survivorship, and wellness. Beginning in 2011 she intently focused on women’s sexual health and its relation to overall health and survivorship. She has completed the University of Michigan Sexual Health Certificate Program and is now teaching faculty in this program. Nisha mentors and teaches both Sexual Medicine and Women’s Health for the Grand Valley State University PA program and the OB/GYN residents of Michigan State University.  She speaks at medical and therapy conferences across the country with a dedication to helping providers understand how to better include sexual health into general health.


Nisha McKenzie, PA-C, Center for Women’s Sexual Health


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