Cindy Geoghegan

Cindy Geoghegan

Non-Profit CEO

Location
Greater New York City Area
Industry
Nonprofit Organization Management

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Cindy Geoghegan's Overview

Current
  • Principal at Patient and Partners LLC
Past
  • Partner at The Advocate Partners
  • Affiliate President at Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Greater NYC
  • Affiliate President at Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Maryland Affiliate
  • Public Relations Consultant at Trahan, Burden and Charles
  • Vice President at Hill and Knowlton
Education
Connections

500+ connections

Cindy Geoghegan's Summary

Specialties

Non-profit leadership; program management; health research administration; public policy and advocacy; fundraising; corporate communications and media relations

Cindy Geoghegan's Experience

Principal

Patient and Partners LLC

January 2009Present (5 years 9 months)

Cindy Geoghegan founded Patient and Partners LLC in 2009 as a consulting firm committed to patient-focused outcomes. P&P provides strategic consulting, health communications and policy counsel to academic institutions, non-profit organizations and healthcare companies that share a common goal – accelerating the discovery and delivery of healthcare products and services that improve people’s lives. Geoghegan ensures that the patient perspective is considered in decision-making, communications and planning across the healthcare continuum.

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

July 2010July 2012 (2 years 1 month)

Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization was founded 32 years ago with the unique mission to ensure, through information, empowerment and peer support, that no one faces breast cancer alone. Y-ME remains the only place in the world where a woman can call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and talk to a breast cancer survivor and be understood in 150 different languages.

patient advocate

SU2C

20082011 (3 years)

Executive Advisor, Scientific Community Relations

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Nonprofit; 201-500 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

January 2007November 2008 (1 year 11 months)

Partner

The Advocate Partners

January 2003December 2006 (4 years)

Nonprofit; 201-500 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

January 2002June 2006 (4 years 6 months)

Nonprofit; 1-10 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

June 1996June 2000 (4 years 1 month)

Public Relations Consultant

Trahan, Burden and Charles

19931995 (2 years)

Vice President

Hill and Knowlton

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; WPPGY; Public Relations and Communications industry

19831988 (5 years)

Cindy Geoghegan's Publications

  • Advocates’ Perspective: Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer.

    • J Clin Oncol.
    • December 20, 2012
    Authors: Cindy Geoghegan, Marjorie Gallece, Carole Baas, Jane Perlmutter, S Axler, Barbara Beckwith, Amy Bonoff, Susie Brain, Mel Delapine, Liz Frank

    Defining the benefits of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer. [J Clin Oncol. 2012]

Cindy Geoghegan's Skills & Expertise

  1. Event Planning
  2. Social Media
  3. Community Outreach
  4. Press Releases
  5. Corporate Communications
  6. Marketing Communications
  7. Philanthropy
  8. Grants
  9. Speech Writing
  10. Research
  11. Strategic Planning
  12. Public Affairs
  13. Integrated Marketing
  14. Public Policy
  15. Social Networking
  16. Board Development
  17. Healthcare
  18. Strategy
  19. Community Development

Cindy Geoghegan's Education

New York University

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Journalism

19781982

Cindy Geoghegan's Additional Information

Groups and Associations:
Honors and Awards:

-National Hero in the Fight Against Breast Cancer, BMW of North America, 1997
-You Can Make a Difference Award for breast cancer advocacy leadership, Kellogg's Company, 1998
-Certificate of Appreciation, Health Care Financing Administration's Breast Cancer Awareness Program,
1999
-Ellen Barnett Award to Outstanding Breast Cancer Survivor, Maryland Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for
the Cure, 2002
-25 Champions in the Fight Against Breast Cancer, Yoplait/SELF Magazine, 2003
-Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer Award, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 2004
-Affiliate of the Year as president of New York City Affiliate, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 2005
-Centennial Award: Recognizing Individuals Who Have Demonstrated Commitment to the Eradication
of Cancer, American Association for Cancer Research, 2007

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