Featured Subjects

Dr. Katherine Whipple Clark: “Kasia” – Principal Subject, Family Physician

  • Formerly: Affiliated Physician Group
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, MA
  • Previously: Hudson River HealthCare
    Beacon Community Health Center, NY
  • (Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, MD)

Dr. Ursula Matulonis: Kasia’s Medical Oncologist

  • Director of Medical Gynecologic Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Assistant Professor Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Medical Advisor/Director Ovations for the Cure Madeleine Franchi Foundation
  • (Albany Medical College, MD)

Dr. Daniel H. Smith: Kasia’s Gynecologic Oncologist & Surgeon

  • Holy Name Medical Center, NJ
  • Formerly: Hackensack University Hospital, NJ
    Vice Chairman Cancer Center & Chief Division of Gynecologic Oncology
  • Previously: Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, NY
  • (Harvard Medical School, MD)

Dr. Paula Wolk: Psychiatrist – Kasia’s psychotherapist

  • Clinical Associate McLean Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Faculty Psychoanalytic Institute of New England East
  • Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School
  • (University of Southern California School of Medicine, MD)

George W. Clark: Professor Emeritus of Physics – Kasia’s father

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research
  • (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, PhD)

Liz Clark: Multimedia & Performance Artist – Kasia’s mother

  • Liz-n-Val, New York City
  • Former Instructor Museum School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • (Massachusetts College of Art, MFA)

Judy Mello: Kasia’s friend & interview subject, film dedicatee

  • Friend & Breast/Ovarian Cancer Survivor of many years; RIP 10/21/03

Julie Abrams: Kasia’s former partner & co-home owner

  • Kasia’s partner of 11 years and ongoing friend

Jackie Clark: Kasia’s younger sister

  • Artist, flute player and devoted sister

Owen Fisher: Kasia’s former patient & close friend

  • Longtime AIDS & Cancer survivor

Manhattan String Quartet: Kasia’s chamber music coaches

  • Eric Lewis – First Violin
  • Calvin Wiersma – Second Violin
  • John Dexter – Viola
  • Chris Finckel – Cello

Edward Milstein, Esq.: Kasia’s Malpractice Lawyer