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Kim has been a pioneer implementing cancer navigation programs. A Vanderbilt University graduate and former director of cancer support services, she utilizes her experience in program development to create best practice lung programs. At Saint Thomas Health, Kim was featured within Ascension Health as a lung program expert. She created, directed and implemented the comprehensive lung cancer program: LDCT screening, incidental nodule follow-up, lung nodule clinic, tumor site specific multidisciplinary conferences, and survivorship. Most importantly, her program demonstrated an increase in early stage lung diagnosis resulting in improved patient quality of life while increasing revenue for health systems. Utilizing her experience and compassion for lung cancer patients, Kim created Lung Cancer Solution, LLC to assist others who want to make a difference.

Editors note:  this article is part I of a two-part series. Jenny White, a lung cancer survivor and advocate for radon testing and awareness,