Katherine Mager, MD, Gynecology Oncology, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Dr. Mager was born and raised in New York City and attended Columbia University. Her medical school training was in Philadelphia at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Jefferson University, then she returned to New York City for residency training at New York University Medical Center and fellowship training in Gynecologic Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Mager’s fellowship training covered all aspects of care of women with gynecologic malignancies with a focus on minimally invasive surgery, including robotic surgery and treatment of advanced and recurrent ovarian malignancies.
Dr. Mager’s areas of clinical interest include the treatment of gynecologic malignancies, consisting of cancers of the ovary, cervix, uterus, vulva, and vagina. She has a particular interest in surgical management, including fertility-sparing surgery for early-stage cancers. Her research interests include better understanding the interplay between the immune system and gynecologic cancers, the treatment of cervical cancer, and improvements in surgical management of all gynecologic malignancies.
Jessica Janik, LMFT, CST, Rochester Center for Sexual Wellness
Jessica’s practice centers around exploring and integrating all dimensions of the self. She uses her systemic training to help clients explore how their varied experiences and relationships may contribute to concerns around sexuality, and vice versa. Jessica recently earned a master’s degree in Couple and Family Therapy with a specialization in sex therapy from Thomas Jefferson University. She employs a combination of theoretical frameworks and techniques to tailor treatment to each client’s unique goals.
Jessica has worked with a diverse population of clients experiencing a wide range of clinical concerns and is LGBTQ+ and kink affirming. She enjoys working with individuals and couples to re-discover pleasure, passion, and power in sexuality. She is dedicated to creating a collaborative, compassionate space in which to do this work. Jessica received her AASECT certification in sex therapy in 2023 with supervision from Dan Rosen, LCSW-R, CST, CSTS and Megan Barrett, LMFT, CST.
Rick Lynch, RYT-500, Owner, Finger Lakes Yoga
Rick Lynch has studied, practiced and experienced Yoga for over 30 years. He began his own yoga practice in 1978 when he took a class because he had a bad back. Quickly realizing that yoga was much more than just poses, it became a way of life for him. After becoming certified as an instructor in 1989 with Francois Raoult of Open Sky Yoga Center in Rochester, Rick took continuing education credits to become a master yoga instructor.
Since 1989 Rick has taught locally and internationally, leading many trips to Thailand and India for yoga vacations and retreats. He has conducted classes at Open Sky Yoga in Rochester since 1989, at his studio Finger Lakes Yoga in Canandaigua since 1993, and at Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua since 2000. Since 2007, Rick has co-evolved yoga programs for Wegman’s. In 2016, he became certified in mindfulness and meditation with teacher David Nichturn of Denver, Colorado. In 2017 he broadened his scope to a pilates teaching certification as well.
Martha Neubert, Retired Clinical Oncology Social Worker
Receiving her Master in Social Work from SUNY Albany in 1978, Martha Neubert is an experienced health care professional with over 30 years of experience serving patients and their families. She has most recently served in the area of oncology social work providing psychosocial assessment and support of breast and gynecologic cancer patients and their families. She has previously held positions in crisis intervention, psychosocial assessment, family counseling and bereavement counseling for families and patients in an intensive care unit as well as the provision of social work clinical support services to cancer patients of all diagnosis.