Cancer Support Community Welcomes Denver Leaders to its National Board of Directors

June 6, 2018
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - (June 6, 2018) - The Cancer Support Community’s (CSC) board of directors elected two Denver leaders to its national board of directors at its recent meeting in New York.

David Hicks and Lizzy Morton previously served on the board of directors for MyLifeLine.org, a Denver-based digital nonprofit that became part of CSC in January. CSC now maintains an office in Denver from which MyLifeLine Founder Marcia Donziger leads the national organization’s business development and digital strategies operation.

“We know that Denver residents are proud to call their city the Health Tech Hub—and we are thrilled to be a part of this dynamic and growing community,” said Kim Thiboldeaux, CEO of the Cancer Support Community. “Now that MyLifeLine is part of CSC, we will combine our organizations’ tremendous assets to create the gold standard in digital support for cancer patients and their loved ones. David and Lizzy were instrumental in making it possible for MyLifeLine to serve thousands of patients and caregivers. As we write the next chapter in innovation, their insight, expertise, and commitment will take us to new levels.”

David Hicks

Retired since 2012, Dave was the Chief Information Officer at HealthGrades, Inc. He currently works as a part-time technology consultant. He graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems.

Elizabeth “Lizzy” Morton

Lizzy Morton is currently the editor of a monthly magazine publication, Cherry Hills Village Living. She previously worked as an attorney for Moye White LLP and Dorsey & Whitney LLP. Lizzy’s practice focused on Intellectual Property litigation and appellate work in the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. She remains a licensed attorney in Colorado, representing clients at structured settlement transfer hearings in district court. Lizzy earned a B.A. in International Studies and Political Science from Rhodes College and a J.D. from the University of Denver College of Law.

Denver-based MyLifeLine.org adds to the global network of 175 service locations, including 47 CSC and Gilda’s Club affiliates, partnerships with hospitals, and educational resources that touch one million people each year. CSC’s role as the leading voice for patients also includes in-depth research and policy.