Founder and Executive Director
Kids v Cancer
For her outstanding leadership in cancer policy and advocacy.
Goodman is a leading pediatric cancer advocate and is the founder and executive director of Kids v Cancer, whose mission is to promote pediatric cancer research by identifying policy impediments at key junctures in the research process and developing new strategies to address them. Goodman founded Kids v Cancer in 2009 in response to the death of her 10-year-old son, Jacob, from medulloblastoma, a pediatric brain cancer. In addition to her role at Kids v Cancer, Goodman is also an active member of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Patient Representative Program.