Board Certified Independent Patient Advocate, Cancer Doula, 11-Year Cancer Thriver
I love to support and guide individuals and families impacted by cancer so they can have peace of mind and focus on healing.
Talaya Dendy is an experienced 11-year Cancer Thriver, Cancer Doula, and Independent Patient Advocate. Driven by her desire to bridge the medical and emotional sides of cancer and empower others, she takes pride in providing the best guidance, support, and assistance possible. As a Cancer Doula and Independent Patient Advocate, her goals include lightening her client's load so they can focus on healing and ensuring her clients become the gatekeepers of their health and overall quality of life. ...
Education & Credentials
Metropolitan State University
Bachelor of Arts in Science & Mathematics
Licenses & Certifications
Coach Certification Training
Adult Mental Health First Aid Certificate
Board Certified Patient Advocate (BCPA)
Youth Mental Health First Aid Certificate
Wellness and Lifestyle
Insurance and Billing
Cancer Doula & Board Certified Independent Patient Advocate
On the Other Side LLC
Jan 2019 - Present
Walk with and support people and families impacted by cancer by providing personalized emotional support, health care system navigation, explaining treatment options and side effects in an easy-to-understand way, improving communication, and more!
Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network
Jan 2022 - Present
Focusing on meaningful initiatives to reach, inform, and advance clinical trial participation from underserved and underrepresented communities. Build buy-in for the clinical trials campaign, shaping campaign priorities, timelines, and more