Cancer Navigators of Rome

… because people shouldn't have to journey alone

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Board Members

Harman, Virginia WebChairman
Mrs. Virginia Harman is an attorney with McRae, Stegall, Peek, Harman, Smith and Manning. She joined the firm in 1991, and became partner in 1993. Mrs. Harman is a graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law; Athens, GA and Lagrange College; Georgia State University. Mrs. Harman is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Georgia and Georgia Bankers Association.

Dan Sweitzer

Mr. Dan Sweitzer retired from Floyd Medical Center where he served as Vice President for Market Development. He had been with Floyd Medical Center for 23 years. Dan has been active with the Floyd County College and Career Academy, Northwest Georgia Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Cancer Navigators and the Red Cross. Mr. Sweitzer is a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Georgia Tech and a Masters Social Work from University of Georgia. Mr. Sweitzer is married to Cancer Navigators counselor – Denise Powers. He has 2 children and 1 grandson. He enjoys playing golf and tennis. Mr. Sweitzer is one of the founding board members of Cancer Navigators, Inc.

Mr. Reed Biggers is the Senior Vice President/ Business Development & Commercial Lending with Heritage First Bank, Rome, GA since 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Biggers was the Vice President of Business Banking at Heritage First Bank, Rome, GA from 2003 – 2009. Mr. Biggers is married to fellow board member Lee Walburn’s daughter- Mrs. Shannon Walburn Biggers and they have two children. Mr. Biggers loves the outdoors, fishing, hunting and tennis. Mr. Biggers is the treasurer of the Board of Directors for Cancer Navigators, Inc.

Lauren Adams is the Executive Director of Floyd Healthcare Foundation, where she is responsible for planning, organizing and executing all fundraising activities and for promoting community awareness for Floyd Medical Center, Polk Medical Center, Cherokee Medical Center and Cancer Navigators.  She received her B.S in Business Administration with a minor in real estate from Methodist University in Fayetteville, NC. She is a past president of Rome Seven Hills Rotary and an active member of Garden Lakes Baptist Church.  She currently resides in Rome with her husband Joe Adams, a retired U.S. Army officer.

Bennett, Sheila Web

Dr. Sheila Bennett, Executive Vice President and Chief of Patient Services at Floyd Medical Center, was awarded a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from American Sentinel University in Denver, CO in January 2015. Dr. Bennett joined the Floyd family in 2007. Dr. Bennett received her Nursing Degree from Dalton College; Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Fla.; Bachelor of Science in Health Arts from the University of St. Francis, Joliet, Ill.; Master in Health Care Administration from the University of St. Francis, Joliet, Ill. Dr. Bennett has served on the Cancer Navigators Board of Directors since 2014.

Griffin, Aimee webAimee Griffin, serves as director for The Breast Center at Floyd. With a strong family history and several family members impacted by breast cancer, Mrs. Griffin has a passion for creating highly compassionate and efficient care for all women undergoing breast health services. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in radiologic sciences from the Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences, Orlando. She also holds a diploma from the School of Radiologic Technology at Atlanta Medical Center. In addition, she holds a certificate in Magnetic Resonance Imaging from Chattanooga State Technical Community College, Chattanooga. Additionally, she was certified as a Breast Patient Navigator in 2009 through the National Consortium of Breast Centers. She is a member of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, American Healthcare Radiology Administrators, American Society of Radiologic Technologists and the National Consortium of Breast Centers.

Dr. Gregory Harris is a Hematologist/Medical Oncologist at Harbin Clinic Cancer Center where he has been practicing since 2018.  Dr. Harris completed his residency in internal medicine at Michigan State University Genesys Regional Medical Center and served as Chief Resident. He also completed his fellowship in Hematology and Oncology and served as Chief Fellow. Dr. Harris is accredited in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology by the American Osteopathic Association and is board certified in Hematology and Oncology by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine. He is a member of the American Society of Hematology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Osteopathic Association. He serves on the Board of Trustees as a New Physician in Practice.  Dr. Harris lives in Rome with his wife and son.

dr-mumber-no-beard-suit-head-shotDr. Matthew Mumber is a Radiation Oncologist at Harbin Clinic Cancer Center with a special interest in integrative oncology. Dr. Mumber has been practicing at Harbin Clinic since 2005. Board Certification: American Board of Radiology-Radiation Oncology; American Board of Holistic Medicine. Degrees: Doctor of Medicine; Medical Education: University of Virginia; Charlottesville, VA. Dr. Mumber is a member of American Medical Association; American Society of Therapeutic Radiology & Oncology; American Society of Clinical Oncology; Seventh District Medical Society; Georgia Radiological Society; Medical Association of Georgia; Georgia Society of Clinical Oncology; Society for Integrative Oncology. Dr. Mumber resides in Rome with wife, Laura, and 3 sons. Dr. Mumber is one of the founding board members of Cancer Navigators, Inc.

Rice, Ansley 150X150Mrs. Ansley Rice has over 20 years of experience as a Certified Public Accountant. At Howse, Rice and Brown, CPA, PC she advises individual and business clients in the areas of tax preparation, tax strategy, financial reporting, construction accounting, and assists clients in resolving tax compliance issues. Mrs. Rice graduated from Huntington College. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, treasurer of Women’s Information Network, and a member of the Floyd Healthcare Foundation Board of Planned Giving. She is a prior president of Rome Chapter of Georgia Society of CPA’s.

Seifert, JJ WebJennifer Joy (JJ) Walker Seifert, Esq opened Seifert Law in 2015 with the mission of providing competent, compassionate and courageous representation to potential clients from all over Northwest Georgia in all areas of practice. Ms. Seifert is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and past president of the Rome Bar Association. She is honored to serve on the Board of Directors for the Greater Rome Chamber of Commerce as well as being a board member for both The Free Clinic of Rome (now Faith & Deeds Free Clinic) and Cancer Navigators, as she is a grateful cancer survivor herself. She is a sustaining member of the Junior Service League of Rome, involved in Scouting, and the chapter founder and leader for Rome’s “Moms RUN This Town” running club for women. She and her husband, Will, live in Rome with their two children, their two dogs, and a fish.

Walburn, Lee WebMr. Lee Walburn is a Rome News Tribune columnist and former editor-in-chief of Atlanta magazine. Under his 15-year leadership the magazine won more than 200 awards for excellence, more than 80 of them national awards. He is a member of the Georgia Magazine Association Hall of Fame. A graduate of LaGrange High School, Walburn attended West Georgia Junior College and graduated from LaGrange College with a B.A. in English. In 2003, LaGrange College awarded him an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters. He resides in Rome with wife, Jackie. They have three children and seven grandchildren.

Watters, Thad WebMr. Thad Watters has been self employed since 2001. Prior to that, he was part owner and Vice President of Sales for Syntec Industries, Inc. Mr. Watters attended Darlington School and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Textile Management from Georgia Tech. Mr. Watters serves as President for the Northwest Georgia Council of Boy Scouts of America, is chairman of the Georgia Alliance of the Boys & Girls Club for the State of Georgia, serves on the Executive Committee and is past President of the Boys & Girls Club of Northwest Georgia. Mr. Watters joined the Heritage First Bank Board of Directors in 2003. He currently serves as Chairman of the Heritage First Bank ALCO committee and is member of the Audit Committee and Loan Committee. He also serves on the Heritage First Bancshares, Inc. Board of Directors.


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255 W Fifth St. Suite 300
(3rd floor Harbin Clinic Cancer Center)
Rome, GA 30165

(706) 509-5040 (PHONE)
(706) 509-3323 (FAX)

Mailing address

3 Central Plaza #415
Rome, GA  30161