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Who serves on the Doctors Cancer Foundation Board

Bernard Bernhardt, MD
Dr. Bernhardt has been in practice since 1968, is Clinical Professor of Medicine at the New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York, and has been chief of the cancer service at Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester since 1973. He is involved in clinical trials, has been repeatedly recognized as one of the "Top Doctors in Westchester", and is also medical director of Gilda's Club Westchester.

Elizabeth Phillips, MD
Vice President
Having earned her M.D. from the University of Washington in Seattle, Dr. Phillips trained in leukemia and oncology at Sloan Kettering Cancer Center after completing her residency at Harlem Hospital Center and her hematology training at Montefiore Medical Center. She is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York. She has practiced in New Rochelle for over 20 years and is recognized as one of Westchester's "Top Doctors". She is involved in clinical trials and has special interests in breast cancer and complementary medicine.

Marybeth Sollins,
Marybeth Sollins is a freelance editor and writer. In 1983, she co-founded the Sonya P. Sollns Memorial Cancer Services Program, a not-for-profit agency that provided free counseling and guidance for people with cancer. She was its administrative director for more than fifteen years. She is also active in community service, and has served on the boards of a number of cultural and environmental organizations in New York and Connecticut.

Robert Rattet

Robert L.Rattet was born in Florida and raised in Boston, moved to New York and was admitted to practice in 1970. He graduated from Georgia Tech (1966) and Emory University Law School (1969). Mr. Rattet founded the law firm of Rattet, Pasternak & Gordon Oliver, concentrating in bankruptcy, insolvency, commercial litigation and workouts.

Mr. Rattet is a long standing member of numerous bankruptcy associations and is a frequent lecturer before accounting and lawyer professional associations.  He has recently been published in the New York Law Journal. He serves as board president at the Clay Art Center in memory of his late wife Elaine.

Mr. Rattet also became involved with the work of the Foundation while caring for his late wife Elaine, and his contributions have been most welcome.

Stephen Chalk
Stephen Chalk is the president of the Pilgrim Group LLC. The group provides consulting services for hotels and resorts all over the world. Stephen has a great interest in developing new treatments for cancer and has been a strong supporter of the Doctors Cancer Foundation. His energy and innovative ideas are of great benefit to the Foundation.