As chief nursing and patient services officer at one of the country’s top 10 cancer centers (City of Hope in Duarte, Calif.), Here to Serve’s secretary Shirley Johnson has seen first hand the stress that comes from caregiving. With over 30 years of experience in the healthcare field, Shirley was Executive Director of the Siteman
Cancer Center at Barnes Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.
She’s seen the challenges caregivers overcome each day at her job, assisting their needs and patient’s needs when faced with life-threatening crises. Shirley joined the Here to Serve board to develop support and resources because of the difference the aid the organization can give to caregivers and patients.