JOHN LIBRETT // Board Chair
As a cancer survivor, Dr. Librett (he/him) is a past member of the Lance Armstrong Foundation's Public Health Advisory Board, Clinical Director of the American Medical Athletic Association's Clinical Advisory Board and past chair of a White House Federal Interagency Health Council. Dr. Librett is a former health scientist with the Centers for Disease Control and Institute Clinical Conference Series in Preventive Medicine.
Dr. Librett is recognized for his leadership in preventive medicine, clinical translation and health policy. On these issues, John has worked with the White House, the US Department of Health and Human Services; and the World Health Organization, the Pan American Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as governments and corporations in Asia, Eastern Europe, Central and South America, and the U.S.
In addition to his business development, Dr. Librett's health policy research has appeared in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, World News Tonight, and NPR's Morning Edition, to name a few. Dr. Librett is a Founder of the First Ascent Fund, President and Founder of Behavioral Science International, and Adjunct Professor with the University of Utah, College of Health.
Dr. Librett is the founder and chief scientific officer of Survivor Healthcare, which offers cutting-edge, value-based virtual primary cancer care.
While in medical school, studying epidemiology and evidence-based medicine, Dr. Librett was diagnosed with cancer. During his cancer diagnosis, John developed a deep interest in integrative medicine; including meditation and mindfulness; later attending the Soto and Rinzai Schools and becoming a member of the White Plum lineage.
Read Dr. Librett's writing, learn more about his cancer journey, and read about "The Four Pillars" here.
DANA LEVY // Board Secretary
Executive Director of Survivor Wellness since late 2022, Dana (she/her) is a certified yoga therapist (C-IAYT), certified Laban Bartenieff movement analyst (CLMA), and has her M.A. in Dance from The Ohio State University.
A native of Nashville, Dana spent 15 years living in Japan, where she pursued training in martial arts and Iyengar yoga, became fluent in Japanese, raised her son with her husband Zach Smith, and ran a yoga studio in collaboration with Italian fashion brand, FURLA. Dana's full profile can be found here.
Dana is honored to serve as Executive Director and Board Secretary of Survivor Wellness, and believes that the health of the organization and the health of those who receive and provide services and support here should be equally respected and compassionately cultivated.
BENJAMIN ROGERS // Board Member
Benjamin Rogers (he/him) served in the U.S Marine Corps, has acted as a consultant to various organizations and political institutions around the world, and is now a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. Benjamin completed both his Bachelor of Science in International Studies and Master of Science in Finance from the University of Utah, and is passionate about giving back to the local community by partnering with non-profits that are making a difference.
His passion for the Survivor Wellness stems from his parents’ battles with cancer and the difficulty they both had getting to their treatments regularly and having a support system outside of them. Ben is a founding board member for Survivor Wellness, and is also on the board for the Cancierge Foundation.