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Southern Florida

Welcome to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Southern Florida Chapter. Learn how you can participate in local events supporting our research, patient support and information programs.


Events Sponsored by Southern Florida

Miami-Dade, Broward and Florida Keys Information


Help us help people with blood cancer and their families. Our dedicated community volunteers are the heart and soul of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). There are many different ways you can participate in Southern Florida or Puerto Rico and make a difference in the lives of those touched by blood cancer.    You can help us with: Student Series programs inc...

Patient Support Programs - Southern Florida

For more information about any of the following programs, call us at (954) 744-5310 or (877) 534-0090.  
Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program If you've recently been diagnosed with a blood cancer, you may find it helpful to speak with someone who's been through treatment and learned how to manage the same disease. The Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program is a peer-to-peer...

Patient Education - Southern Florida

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) sponsors free community-based education programs for patients, their families, caregivers and healthcare professionals. Local doctors and other healthcare professionals lead these programs, described below. You will get information about treatment options and learn how to strengthen your decision-making and coping skills, manage treatment side effects and find resources, i...

Professional Education Programs

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) sponsors a number of free community-based professional education programs for healthcare professionals, particularly for oncology nurses and social workers. Patients, their families and caregivers are also invited to attend. These programs are led by local doctors and other healthcare professionals and offer continuing education credits for nurses and social workers. ...

Corporate Involvement

Sponsorship and Community Partnership Opportunities If your company or organization would like to support the work of LLS, please contact interim Executive Director Jill Nugent at jill.nugent@lls.org or at 954-744-5232.   Other Corporate Involvement Board of Trustees Leadership Council   ...

Light The Night Walk

Friends & family, children & seniors, neighbors & co-workers all are welcome to attend our upcoming Light the Night Walks. This is a casual fundraising walk with no fitness requirements. Spread the word! For full information and registration, please visit www.lightthenight.org/sfl Walk distance - roughly 1-1.5 miles Walk Guidelines: Are dogs/pets allowed? Yes (Please be aware that it w...

Man & Woman of the Year

Do you know someone who you think would make a great 2016 Man or Woman of the Year in Broward or Miami-Dade Counties? Please contact us at 954-744-5238 to learn more.
To learn more about the Man & Woman of the Year campaign, please visit www.mwoy.org/sfl

Student Series

​For more information on Student Series events, please contact Sr. Campaign Manager Stacy Hewitt at stacy.hewitt@lls.org.  

Team In Training: Endurance Events To End Cancer

Your time is now.
It doesn't matter if you're not an athlete or in perfect shape. Our coaches will train you to cross the finish line at amarathon, half marathon, cycling event, triathlon or hike adventure. Saving lives isn't about being the best, it's about being the best you can be when helping save lives.   For complete information, please visit www.teamintraining.org/sfl...

Southern Florida & Puerto Rico

About the Southern Florida & Puerto Rico Chapter

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Southern Florida Chapter was founded in 1972 to serve residents who have been touched by one of the blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. The chapter serves Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe, Lee and Collier counties in Florida. The chapter also serves Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

200 S. Park Road Suite 140

Hollywood, FL 33021

T (954) 744-5300

  • Senior Patient Access Manager

    Seth Berkowitz

    E Seth.Berkowitz@lls.org

    T 954-744-5310

    T 813-261-3170

    F 914-821-3215

  • Patient Access Manager

    Sharon Cohan

    E sharon.cohan@lls.org

    T 561-623-4568

    T 407-454-5859

    F 914-821-3215

  • Sr. Campaign Director - Man & Woman of the Year

    Bich-ly Ludwig

    E bich-ly.ludwig@lls.org

    T 954-744-5244


  • Campaign Specialist - Man & Woman of the Year, Southern Florida

    Adam Jacobson

    E adam.jacobson@lls.org

    T 954-744-5238


  • Puerto Rico Market Director - Man & Woman of the Year/Light The Night

    Yrsa Davila

    E yrsa.davila@lls.org

    T 787-725-2200


  • Campaign Assistant - Student Series/Team In Training

    Lizette Pacheco

    E lizette.pacheco@lls.org

    T 954-744-5239

    F 954-744-5301

Careers at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

To support patients with blood cancer and their families, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is located throughout the country and Canada. We offer exciting opportunities that benefit from the resources and full support of our organization. See where you can make a difference.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer

LLS is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for open positions regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, qualified disability, marital, veteran or any other legally protected status.

LLS reflects a commitment to diversity and inclusion as a valued means to build and leverage our unique talents, strengths and assets to advance our mission. We vow to create an organization that recognizes, respects and responds to the diverse needs and contributions of the communities we serve.



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