Matt Mumber, MD
Matt Mumber, MD, is a practicing board-certified radiation oncologist with the Harbin Clinic in Rome, Georgia. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Virginia and completed his radiation oncology residency at Wake Forest University Bowman Gray School of Medicine. He graduated in 2002 from the Associate Fellowship Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. Dr. Mumber is Past President of the Georgia Society of Clinical Oncology. In 2002, he founded Cancer Navigators Inc, a non-profit organization offering cancer patients access to nurse navigation, social services and educational programs that support and augment the clinical care that they receive from healthcare providers. He published Integrative Oncology: Principles and Practices, a textbook that explores a comprehensive, evidence-based approach to cancer care, addressing all individuals in the cancer-care process. In 2007, Dr. Mumber received the Hamilton Jordan Founders Award for involvement in statewide oncology activities and in 2008 he was named a Health Care Hero by Georgia Trend magazine. His first lay press book, Sustainable Wellness, will be published in the fall of 2012. Dr. Mumber facilitates small groups and retreats and is a physician champion for cancer navigation. Dr. Mumber receives grant funding to support his clinical research as a Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Scholar.
Heather Reed has been teaching yoga in various settings since 1996. She expresses an integrative, adaptive approach and specializes in using yoga and meditation techniques for people living with cancer, post-polio syndrome, and other chronic illnesses. Heather received an Experienced Teacher Certification from Esther Myers Yoga Teacher Training Program and has had extensive training with senior staff of the Commonweal Cancer Help program and Dr. Dean Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease. She developed yoga classes for cancer patients at The Wellness Community, Atlanta, Georgia, where she taught from 1997-2004. In addition, Heather was a yoga teacher and residential retreat facilitator for Many Streams Healing Systems, Inc., Rome, Georgia, 2002-2007. Since 2008, she has been yoga teacher and co-facilitator for the Residential Retreat Program for Cancer Navigators of Rome, Georgia. Heather also teaches privately in Austin, Texas, where she lives with her husband and son.