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Memorial Hermann Online Webinar

Online Presentation, Houston, TX

Event Date

5:00 PM


Memorial Hermann Online Webinar
Online Presentation
Houston, TX

Open Spaces

187 of 200

Event Description

Rebecca Kern is a Masters Level Social Worker and now Licensed Clinical Social Worker (MSW, LCSW). She graduated from the University of Houston-School of Social Work with a focus on Healthcare. She has enjoyed a 20 year career as a Licensed Master Social Worker. Her career started in research then transitioned to the University Of Texas Medical Branch where she worked in the Level One Trauma Center and also on the Transplant team. She also had a brief year with Shriners Burn Hospital for Children before it closed briefly following Hurricane Ike.

In 2012, Rebecca moved to Houston and began her career with Memorial Hermann Case Management on the Oncology unit at Memorial City and in 2018 was nominated for Employee of the Year. She also facilitate a patient support group with Houston Area Aphasia Center. Currently for the last two years with Memorial Hermann Northeast Cancer Center and she facilitates their local breast cancer survivorship group. She is currently a member of the Association of Oncology of Social Work and serves as the psycho-social coordinator for the Integrated Network Cancer Committee with Memorial Hermann.

Rebecca enjoys yoga and spending time with her family traveling. She is originally from outside of Chicago, Illinois and while she loves her Texas family, she will always be a Cubs fan. “I’m thrilled to be in my current position and that I can make a positive impact in someone’s life."

Becoming a cancer survivor is a major event in the cancer journey. Memorial Hermann offers resources and education to individuals in all stages of the cancer journey. We invite patients, caregivers, and loved ones to learn at our classes led by cancer specialists who will guide you through topics including post-treatment rehabilitation and reconditioning, the importance of good nutrition and exercise after cancer treatment, as well as mental, emotional, spiritual health, and more!