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Cynthia L. Kresge, trustee, The Kresge Foundation

Cynthia L. Kresge

Physician Assistant, Cancer Care Associates P.C.

Cynthia L. Kresge serves as the family representative on The Kresge Foundation’s Board of Trustees, a position she has held since 2013.

For more than 30 years she has been a physician assistant specializing in medical oncology. She has been on staff at Cancer Care Associates P.C. in Royal Oak, Mich., since 2002, managing outpatient care and follow-up of patients.

Previously she worked at Karmanos Cancer Institute at Wayne State University School of

Medicine in Detroit. There she coordinated the institute’s participation in the Breast Cancer Prevention Trial sponsored by the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast Program and the National Cancer Institute, as well as the Breast Cancer Prevention Program.

She is a Fellow of the Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Her research has been published in a number of oncology journals.

She also serves on the board of directors of the Samaritan Counseling Center of Southeast Michigan. She attended the University of Colorado and earned her bachelor’s degree in Health Science and a Physician Assistant certificate from Duke University.

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