From Patient to Activist

As a cancer survivor, Dee Dee Ricks knows firsthand the pain, the trauma and the daily stress a patient endures. Now she’s helping others navigate their way through that maze.

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Make A Difference

Support the training programs that provide people with the skills to become patient navigators.

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About Dee Dee

Dee Dee Ricks is an advocate and expert on patient navigation and philanthropist who supports many charities. She is chairman of the board of the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute (PNI), which supports patient navigation training and aims to provide information about chronic disease prevention and eliminate barriers to timely diagnosis, prevention and care.

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Meet The Navigators

Learn what motivates so many people to become patient navigators, one of the top ten jobs of the next decade.

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