Caring Advocate For Recovery through the Arts Awardees

2018 Awardee

Dr. Marleen Meyers
​Medical Oncologist and Director of the Cancer Survivorship Program at NYU Perlmutter Cancer Center, NYC.

Dr. Marleen Meyers is one of New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors in New York” and recognized by Castle Connolly's “Top Doctors” series for the New York Metro Area. Her practice is largely devoted to treating people who have breast cancer. She provides comprehensive care with the goal of improving overall lifestyle and health before, during and after treatment. She also works to advance clinical trials on survivorship.


2017 Awardees

Elyse Neiman-Seiter
Emmy-Award Winning TV Producer, Film-maker & Founder of Mindful Films & Cancer Survivor
Greg Miller
Founder of New York City's Dance Parade

2016 Awardees

 Laurel Kamen
Breast Cancer Survivor & Advocate,
Co-founder of the Alloro Collection, a clothing line designed with survivors in mind
Maria Schneider
Grammy-Award Winning Composer, Conductor & Cancer Survivor

past Awardees

Peter Barton (2012)
Film Director and Moving For Life Volunteer

Bonnie McGlynn DeLuca (2009)
Moving For Life Certified Instructor & Volunteer

Alison Estabrook, MD (2008) 
Breast Surgeon

Mitch Gaynor, MD (2010) 

Robin Glazer (2009)
Director of the Creative Center

Erdene Greene (2014)
Moving For Life Senior Associate & Volunteer

Catherine Gross (2012)
Moving For Life Certified Instructor & Cancer Survivor

​Marisa Acocella Marchetto (2015)
Graphic Novelist, Philanthropist & Cancer Survivor

Martha Myers (2014)
Dancer, Educator & Cancer Survivor

Ruth Oratz, MD (2008)

Florence Poulain (2015)
Dancer, Moving For Life Certified Instructor, Volunteer & Cancer Survivor

Freya Schnabel, MD (2010)
Breast Surgeon

Melanie Young (2014)
Author & Cancer Survivor
​Conceived by Moving For Life Co-Founder Allison (Annie) Rosen, the Caring Advocate for Recovery through the Arts (CARA ) award is given in recognition of those who recognize and deepen the role the creative arts play in cancer recovery and the healing process.