ABOUT US

Our Accomplishments​


To date, SWIO has trained 40 educators who have successfully educated more than 6,500 women with information about breast cancer and other women’s health issues. 400 women have been navigated to and through breast health screening and follow up care, many of whom have not had mammograms in years. SWIO is operated by an extensive network of healthcare professionals, community stakeholders and breast cancer advocates.

 

2018 Accomplishments
 

  • Educated 2000 women

  • Conducted over 40 education session

  • 2000 Navigated

 

  • Beulah Brent, Harmony Health Plan’s 2018 CommUnity Hero Award for excellence in Healthcare. The CommUnity Hero Awards was designed to uplift “Champions for a WellCommunity,” someone who tirelessly works to help people in their neighborhood live a better, healthier life.

 

  • SWIO participated in the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Lobby Day in Washington, DC to advocate for increased funding for cancer research

 

  • SWIO selected to present research poster as part of the Scientist<->Survivor Program at the Cancer Health Disparities Conference (highly competitive)

 

  • 2018 Bears Care Grantee

Our Board of Directors

Gina Lamar Evans, MPH

Board Member

Dr. Charmonique Tims

Board Member

Susan McKenzie

Board Member

Demetrius Bailey Barbee

Board Member

CEO

Louis C Raymond II, JD

Secretary

Board Member

PO BOX 21008 | Chicago, IL 60621 | (312) 574-3053