Cancer Patient Navigator- Bread For The City

Brie Garner is the Cancer Patient Navigator working on site at Bread for the City Medical Clinic. Brie joined DCPCA in September of 2016 at the start of a program to embed cancer patient navigators into primary care. Her responsibilities include helping Bread for the City patients get access to cancer screenings and prevention and navigate patients through diagnosis and treatment. This often translates into helping schedule appointments and transportation, as well as connecting clients to food and nutrition services, housing resources, wellness opportunities, and end of life care. 


Prior to DCPCA, Brie was a Community Health Corps member at Bread for the City. Brie served as the health resource room coordinator, where she connected medical patients to social services in the community. In addition, she piloted and led a smoking cessation clinic complete with group sessions and one-on-one support.


Brie was born in New York but raised in Cincinnati, Ohio where she studied Neuroscience and Spanish at the University of Cincinnati. She has lived and worked in Washington, DC for the last 3 years. In her spare time, she enjoys competing in triathlons and local races.