NEW YORK, July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Let's Win! Pancreatic Cancer Foundation is proud to announce the appointment of David Glauber and Sergeant Elvin Howard, Jr. to its Board of Directors, effective July 2020. Mr. Glauber and Sgt. Howard each lost a parent to pancreatic cancer and are committed to advocacy and education about better treatment options for this disease.
"Mr. Glauber and Sgt. Howard bring unique perspectives, both personally and professionally, to Let's Win," said Let's Win Board Chair Willa Shalit. "We are honored to have their continued support and insight from personal experience as we help current and future patients and families navigate a difficult journey with pancreatic cancer."
David Glauber, the son of Let's Win's late co-founder Anne Glauber, brings direct experience as a caretaker to the Board. He has worked in children's media as a producer, content executive, and team leader for the past 10 years, with Sesame Workshop, Toca Boca, NBCU, and now The Dodo. His projects have spanned digital, mobile, and linear platforms and have reached hundreds of millions of children.
Sgt. Elvin Howard, Jr. is the President of Elvin Howard, Sr. Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Foundation, created in honor of his late father, Elvin Howard, Sr. The foundation's mission is to raise awareness and advocate for pancreatic cancer survivors and their families. Sgt. Howard is a 21-year veteran of the Baton Rouge Police Department and is currently the commander of the Baton Rouge Police Department's Mayor Security Detail. He is also the ReCAST Coordinator for the Baton Rouge Police Department's Community Services Division and is on the department's leadership committee.
About Let's Win! Pancreatic Cancer
Let's Win! Pancreatic Cancer (www.letswinpc.org) is an online community that connects doctors, researchers, and patients to the latest science-driven treatment options through a dynamic website and a robust social media program in both English and Spanish. Let's Win also introduces experienced physicians who do not specialize in pancreatic cancer to emerging treatments to combat the disease. The site features an interactive patient and family forum where patients describe their treatment plans; information on promising science; highlights from the latest clinical trials; information about managing care during treatment; current pancreatic cancer news; and inspiring videos from survivors. The Let's Win Scientific Advisory Board is comprised of world-renowned scientists and physicians who lead cutting-edge research on pancreatic cancer. Let's Win! Pancreatic Cancer is a 501(c)(3) organization and is proud to be an affiliate of the Lustgarten Foundation.