Cindy Chafin 42POSTS

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Cindy Chafin, M.Ed., MCHES® serves as project director for the Women Survivors Alliance and New Focus Daily magazine. Cindy is masters-level certified in health education by the National Commission on Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC) and was part of the first cohort to receive master's level designation. NCHEC certifies health education specialists, promotes professional development, and strengthens professional preparation and practice. She is proud to be a CHES® and has been a public health professional for many years after receiving her degree in health promotion and education from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Cindy has been involved in multiple cancer activities and projects since 2000, including serving as the state coalition coordinator for Tennessee for 13 years, and currently is involved with several cancer organizations. She has served since October 2015 as interim director for the Center for Health and Human Services at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, located just outside of Nashville, where she has been a project director of multiple grants since 2002. She has been touched by cancer personally after seeing both family and friends alike suffer from the disease. Cindy offers her consulting services and volunteer hours under the umbrella of Community Health Collaboratives, LLC which she founded in 2002 for organizations such as the Women Survivors Alliance and other non-profit and charity organizations. She is pleased to partner with New Focus Daily and WSA.

Editors note:  I am so excited to be writing THIS NFD article!   This year, Women Survivors Alliance interviewed two young ladies from Middle

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Editor's note:  This recipe is also affectionately known as "Sandee's Chicken and Dumplins" in honor of a dear childhood friend of mine who lost

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Editors note: In this beautiful holiday season, I thought it would be fitting to share again our earlier interview with Survivor Collection creators John

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Editors note: I am so excited to share my interview with Sue Paist, who along with her husband John, created the Survivor Collection, a

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November is a great time to talk about quitting smoking, since it is Lung Cancer Awareness month. Having lost a grandfather to lung cancer

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In honor of the My 2nd Act Stage show coming to Birmingham on November 6th, we are chatting with Scarlett Bradford, cast member and

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The Women Survivors Alliance is proud to announce Six-time Emmy® Award Winner and Executive Producer Marcia Mule' will speak at SURVIVORville 2017. Marcia was Head

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As I shared in Part I of “A Daughter’s Love,” in all of the public health work that I do and the hundreds of

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Editors note:  I asked NFD reader and Women Survivors Alliance supporter Jen Niederwerfer to share her story about adopting her precious son - from

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Editors note:  In all of the public health work that I do and the hundreds of presentations I have given, whenever I ask the

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