Meet the Navigation Certification Committee Member 


Kristie Bobolis MD - Certification Board President
Kristie Bobolis MD is the Medical Director of the Breast Cancer Program at Sutter Roseville Medical Center (SRMC), the Immediate Past President and Fellow of the National Consortium of Breast Centers (NCBC).
Dr. Bobolis focuses her practice caring for women with breast cancer and high-risk patients. She is the founding Medical Director of the Cancer Risk/Genetics and Lymphedema Programs and leads the multidisciplinary breast team at SRMC Cancer Center. She remains active in clinical research.

 

Nicole Centers MBA, BSN, RN, OCN, CBCN, CN-BN - Committee Chair
Nicole Centers is the Executive Director of the Oncology Service Line as the Nurse Leader for Wellstar Health System. Starting her oncology career as an infusion and compounding nurse, she has worked in many facets of oncology care in Kentucky, Florida, Texas, and Georgia. Having developed breast health and genetic clinics, overseen cancer clinic builds, and created several navigation programs, the impact of quality, patient-centered care is the focus of her career. Nicole serves on and leads several national committees with varying organizations to share best practices, develop testing, and standard set for varying professional components of the care continuum. Throughout her career, NCBC has remained a source of growth and experience, from certifying as a breast navigator, presenting posters of abstracts, serving on committees, presenting best practices in navigation, to now serving on their Board of Directors.

 


Monique Tiffany MSN, RN, CGRA - Committee Co-Chair
Monique is an experienced cancer genetics trained and certified nurse who serves as a clinical resource at Myriad Genetics for healthcare providers. As an Oncology Regional Medical Specialist for Myriad, she consults with healthcare providers regarding cancer-genetics related clinical questions, identification of patients at risk, results disclosure, and clinical practice updates. As a Nurse planner she creates and delivers programs that support nursing continuing professional development.  Prior to joining the Myriad team, she worked as an oncology nurse navigator, specialized breast cancer nurse, and high risk/cancer genetics program coordinator in both oncologic surgery and imaging service lines.  In addition, she is a 20+ year triple-negative breast cancer survivor and a BRCA1 mutation carrier with a passion for helping those diagnosed with cancer and the prevention of cancer in those who are at risk.

 


Christine Brown MS, BSN, RN, RD, OCN - Chair Navigation Certification Exam
Christine Brown currently serves as the Oncology Nurse Navigation and Cancer Program Coordinator for Legacy Health System. Staring her oncology career as an outpatient dietitian, she went on to obtain a master’s degree and subsequently served as a manager at the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara where she directed the development of regional cancer support services, genetics, and community outreach programs. The emerging field of oncology nurse navigation was the impetus for Christine to change careers and become a nurse.  She is dedicated to person-centered, quality-focused cancer care and has served on several national committees including NCBC. Christine plays a key role in maintaining NAPBC and CoC accreditations for Legacy’s integrated network cancer program.

 


Jenifer Dumire BSN, RN, CVRN-BC, CN-BN, CGRA
Jenifer Dumire is a Nurse Navigator at The Breast Center at Midland Health in Midland, Texas who is passionate about providing the highest standard of breast care. She heads the Comprehensive Breast Committee, responsible for The Breast Center’s NAPBC (National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers) accreditation. She also spends many hours in community outreach, identifying patient populations that are underserved to reach those patients with early detection by education through churches, civic gatherings and health fairs. She serves as the Genetic Navigator who developed a high-risk clinic at The Breast Center identifying those who are at increased lifetime risk for breast cancer, guiding these patients to receive recommended screening.  She is also responsible for the implementation of the center’s genetic testing.

 

Lisa Spencer M.Ed., BSRT(T), CN-BI, OPN-CG, CMF
Lisa Spencer is the Breast Care Patient Navigator at Penn State Health – St. Joseph in Reading, Pennsylvania. Lisa holds certifications in Radiation Therapy, Breast Imaging Navigation, Oncology Navigation and Mastectomy Fitting. Lisa has worked at Cancer Centers in Detroit, MI, Chicago, IL and now in Reading, PA.  Lisa is an educator at heart and does many hours of volunteer service for St. Joseph in the Reading community.  Lisa is also a former President (2015 – 2020) and current Board of Directors member at Breast Cancer Support Services (bcssberks.org) and volunteers there as well. “Cancer is just a chapter in our lives and not the whole story.”

 


Terri Acton RN, BSN, MS, CN-BN, OCN, CMF, CGRA
Terri Acton retired in 2021 after 42 years of Nursing. The last 15 years she was dedicated to breast cancer care and excellence in cancer navigation. She has been a speaker for national organizations regarding breast cancer care and navigation including the National Consortium of Breast Centers. She remains an advocate for promoting cancer navigation for all cancer patients.

 

Char Vasile R.T. (R) (M), CN-BI
Char Vasile will soon be retiring as the Program Manager for the Breast Center of Excellence at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital in Pueblo, Colorado.  She has 30 years of breast imaging experience and has been responsible for NAPBC and NQMBC accreditation.  She also has been responsible for MQSA for two facilities and assisted in St. Mary-Corwin’s BiCOE accreditation.  She as helped develop a High Risk Breast care clinic and navigation program.  She has also worked with Myriad and Volpara/CRA to integrate genetics into the EPIC mammography  workflow.

 

Kristi Denny RT(R)(M)(BS) BN-CI CGRA
Kristi has over 25 years of breast imaging experience and is registered in multiple modalities. Her current role is the Genetic Navigator at Grandview Cancer Center in Birmingham, AL.   In her time there she has been responsible for building their Interdisciplinary Breast Program as well as the Genetics Program and pursuing Centers of Excellence for Lung, Base of Skull, and Pancreas.  Kristi also runs the Cancer Support Group to help those walking through cancer build community with others.

 

 

Dominique Smith RT(R)(M), CN-BI
I have been an ARRT Registered Radiologic Technologist for 17 years. I found my niche specializing in women’s imaging. As a military spouse, I have practiced/performed imaging all around the country and even in Japan. I have worked in many practice settings. I have served in a variety of roles such as staff technologist, Lead Technologist, Supervisor, Women’s Health Educator and Breast Imaging Navigator. Each position has allowed me to focus on patient advocacy. I truly believe I am blessed to be in a profession that allows me to serve others. Breast Imaging Navigation is not a job, rather my calling.

 

 

Kimberlee Moses RN, BSN, OCN
Kim graduated from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI, in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing.  After receiving her RN license, Kim accepted a position on an oncology floor and developed a deep passion for this patient population and love of the role.
These feelings haven’t changed over the past 26 years.  Kim has been blessed to work in a variety of specialties within the cancer world; inpatient medical oncology, pediatric bone marrow transplants, surgical oncology outpatient, radiation oncology and since 2006, cancer navigation.   Currently, Kim is the Breast Cancer Nurse Navigator at the PeaceHealth St. Joseph Cancer Center in Bellingham, WA.
In addition to nurse navigation, Kim has lectured to various local and national groups and serves on the NCBC Navigation Committee.