Kimberly is a survivor of ovarian cancer and early stage, triple positive breast cancer. Her advocacy ranges from serving as pre-Reviewer for DOD, serving on various advisory boards for NQF, NCI, ABEM and ACGME to creating educational content on cancer research and clinical trials. She has established a special commission on Gynecologic Cancer in the state of Illinois and is the 2021 recipient of the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship’s Ellen L. Stovall Award for Patient Innovation in Cancer Care. Kimberly has recently founded the Black Cancer Collaborative, a 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization that creates partnerships between Black cancer patients and the medical and scientific communities on issues of health equity, patient inclusion and clinical trials participation and has been appointed to serve on the PCORI Board of Governors.