SCRANTON – John Regula was recently named the chair of the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute’s 23rd Annual Cancer Survivors Day: Honoring, Remembering, Sharing.
Regula serves as the vice president and chief information officer for Allied Services. He provides guidance and leadership in the selection and implementation of innovative information and telecommunications solutions. He holds a masters degree in Organizational Management from Misericordia University and two undergraduate degrees, Information Systems from the University of Scranton and Computer Science from the Pennsylvania State University. He is an active member in CHIME and HIMSS and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute.
This is his first year chairing the event.
Cancer Survivors Day is a dual-location event set for Saturday, Sept. 12 at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre and Saturday, Sept. 26 at McDade Park in Scranton. Both days run from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and admission is free.
The events feature the Circle of Survivors, an activity during which every person in attendance has the opportunity to say a few words about their experience with cancer. Conversation and light refreshments provide an additional opportunity for connection and support. Cancer survivors, their families and friends, as well as caregivers and healthcare professionals are invited to attend.
For more information, go to cancernepa.org or call the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute at 1-800-424-6724.