Jeannie Burt, a former lymphedema sufferer, has led an exercise program for women with the condition. A human resources consultant, she is the author of several previously published works of nonfiction. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
Gwen White has been a practicing physical therapist for 30 years, and specializes in the treatment of women with lymphedema. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
Dominique Reynolds Diaz is a practicing physical therapist who is bilingual in Spanish and English. She works with the well-known oncologist Dr. Francisco García Rodríguez at the Spanish Hospital in Mexico City, rehabilitating mastectomized patients, and also volunteers to help prevent lymphedema in low-income patients.