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Dr. Julie Silver

2011 Speaker

Julie Silver

Julie Silver, MD is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School in the department of physical medicine and rehabilitation and the chief editor of books at Harvard Health Publications. Dr. Silver’s most recent book is titled “You Can Heal Yourself.” She was diagnosed with cancer in her thirties and after she healed, she developed a special interest in cancer rehabilitation. She is the founder of Oncology Rehab Partners, a healthcare company dedicated to helping hospitals and cancer centers develop and implement cancer rehabilitation services through the STAR Certifications. Dr. Silver is also the author of “After Cancer Treatment: Heal Faster, Better, Stronger and “What Helped Get Me Through: Cancer Survivors Share Wisdom and Hope.Her work in cancer rehabilitation was recognized by the American Cancer Society in 2006 when she was awarded the prestigious Lane Adams Quality of Life award. In 2010, she was chosen by Massachusetts General Hospital for THE ONE HUNDRED award that is given to 100 people in the United States who are making a significant difference in cancer care. Dr. Silver is currently on the medical staffs of Brigham and Womens, Massachusetts General, Spaulding Rehabilitation and UMass Memorial hospitals. Dr. Silver is a frequent guest on national TV shows and is quoted regularly by major newspapers and magazines. She blogs for and