Cancer Alliance of Help & Hope Appoints Sheila Buchbinder and David Sarama to Board


David Sarama

Cancer Alliance of Help & Hope, the organization easing the financial burden for qualified local cancer patients by paying their non-medical bills and providing information resources, is proud to announce the addition of two members to its Board of Directors, Dr. Sheila Buchbinder and David T. Sarama.

Dr. Sheila Buchbinder, of Juno Beach, brings to the board her extensive experience as a board-certified obstetrician gynecologist. Alongside her private practice, where she specializes in laparoscopic surgery, she has acted as a consultant at both the state and federal levels, in relation to women’s healthcare issues.

Dr. Buchbinder has taught and published on laparoscopic surgery and participated in the design and development of innovative medical technologies. She has received the American Women’s Medical Association and Lang Publication awards.

She is a graduate of Brown University’s Program in Medicine and completed her training at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center Sloan Hospital for Women.

Palm Beach resident David T. Sarama is a training and development professional, specializing in guest service and corporate training programs. A board member of Psychological Associates in St. Louis, MO, Sarama has served on several committees for the Center for Family Services in West Palm Beach and was the founding president of the Young Variety professional club, also in St. Louis.

The founding member of the Kensington Group International of Palm Beach, established in 1990, Sarama has worked with May Company Department Stores of St. Louis, MO; Harrods, London, England; House of Fraser Stores, London, England; and Cedar Fair Entertainment Company of Ohio.

He earned a dual degree in Management and Marketing from Christopher Newport College of the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA.

“We are excited to add these two distinguished individuals to our board of directors,” shared Stanton Collemer, executive director of the Cancer Alliance of Help & Hope. “Over the past twelve months we have made significant growth and have helped a much greater number of individuals. With the guidance and support of both Shila and David, I am confident our organization will continue this trend.”

About Cancer Alliance of Help and Hope:

Cancer Alliance of Help and Hope, Inc. is a Palm Beach County not-for-profit organization, which eases the burden of qualified local cancer patients by paying their non-medical bills and providing information resources. The primary focus of the Cancer Alliance is to help patients with their living expenses, such as rent and mortgage, utilities, auto and health insurance, car payments, food and other basic necessities. Cancer Alliance has helped patients from as far south as Coral Springs to as far north as Port St. Lucie, representing more than 35 communities and more than 1,000 patients and their families. To learn more, visit

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