ChicagoCHEC Role: Community Health Educator
Organization: Northwestern University
Ivy Leung, B.A., has over 6 years of experience as a CHE at NU-LCC, where she was a patient navigator for a breast and cervical cancer program providing cancer patient navigation, HPV education, and survivorship support to Chicago’s low-income Chinatown community. Ivy regularly presents her patient navigation efforts at national conferences. Ivy is highly skilled in facilitating partnerships with community-based organizations and healthcare providers, employing social marketing strategies for cancer education and clinical trials recruitment, and is an organizer for cancer support groups and an adaptive climbing group for people with disabilities.