Louanne Currence, RHIT, CTR
Louanne has worked in healthcare for more than 30 years and has been a hospital registrar for over 20 years. She has worked with the Missouri Cancer Registry on education projects, as well as having served as a past Education Coordinator. In addition, Louann has taught CTR preparation classes as well as Advanced Concepts in Coding and Abstracting and everything in between! Louanne’s sense of humor and depth of registry knowledge from the beginner to the experienced registrar makes her a “fan favorite” at many conferences. She believes the greatest quality of a good registrar is curiosity.
Lyndsey Goyette, BS, CTR
Lyndsey Goyette, BS, CTR is a Certified Tumor Registrar at a COC Accredited Hospital in Concord, NH and a remote contractor for Good Samaritan Healthcare in Corvallis, OR. Lyndsey holds a Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology, Cognitive Processing Research from Simmons College in Boston. Lyndsey has a background and passion for Cancer Research from her time spent at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute working on a pediatric research study called REACH aimed at studying and preventing long term side effects of treatment of childhood cancers. Lyndsey, when not working, can be found chasing her 2 year old daughter, indulging in true crime podcasts, or pursuing her quest to find the perfect chocolate.
Peter Hopewood, MD, FACS
Dr. Hopewood is a general surgeon in private practice at Falmouth Hospital in Massachusetts. He believes accreditation shows cancer patients a commitment beyond the norm to improve the quality of cancer care, survivorship, and survival. His favorite aspects of surveying are seeing community outreach and improvement programs. In his spare time, Dr. Hopewood enjoys family life, singing in an a cappella quintet, and playing the tuba.
Maen Hussien, MD
Brenda Joseph, MS, CTR
Brenda Joseph MS, CTR is the Cancer Data Registry Manager at Beth Israel Lahey Health, Burlington MA. Also is self-employed as a CTR for Cambridge Health Alliance. Brenda has been in the Cancer Registry field for over 20 years with experience in survey prep and accreditations from the start. Brenda is the 2019 Crane Past President.
Nancy Lebrun, BS, CTR
Nancy Lebrun, BS, CTR is the director of cancer information systems for the Rhode Island Cancer Registry (RICR) and is also the education and training coordinator for Rhode Island. Ms. Lebrun holds a Bachelor of Science in Management, concentration in Health Care from Fisher College in Boston, MA. Ms. Lebrun has worked at the RICR for 9 years. Ms. Lebrun has given presentations in the past to NCRA attendees and has also presented to her regional association, Cancer Registrars Association of New England (CRANE).
Lauren Massingham, M.D.
Lauren Massingham, M.D. is a graduate of the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Post graduate training Department of Pediatrics University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center with specialty in Division of Genetics at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. Currently working as a Clinical Geneticist in the Division of Genetics at Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital in Providence RI. Involved with the Career Development Committee, Breast Steering Committee Cancer Oversight Committee and IT Workgroup for Pediatrics. Clinical Geneticist consultant at Women & Infants Hospital as well as Clinical Geneticist at the Miriam Hospital both in Providence RI. Also has worked with the RI Birth Defects Committee as well as the RI Department of Health.
Tara Szymanski, CTR