Helping to Rewrite the Future of Lung Cancer


C. Ariel Nason, MD

C. Ariel Nason, MD is a board certified anesthesiologist in Winchester, Massachusetts. She graduated cum laude from Boston University School of Medicine and completed her residency in Anesthesiology at Boston Medical Center. She joined Winchester Anesthesia Associates in 2011 where “Jen” was an established partner. They became fast friends bonding over their work and growing families. Sharing many personal and professional milestones over the years, the two women never imagined their professional partnership would suddenly be severed by the shocking diagnosis of lung cancer. While no longer partners in their former workplace, their partnership in the fight for life has just begun.

Chris Friday

Chris Friday

Biography: Mr. Friday is an Adjunct Professor of Management and Technology at Nichols College in Dudley, MA as well as Founder and Managing Principal of Dragnet Consulting. Mr. Friday has over twenty-five (25) years of professional experience in the business disciplines of project management, information management and marketing. He has worked in the gaming, hospitality, retail, professional services and consumer electronics industries. Mr. Friday holds a BA from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and an MBA from Babson College. He is currently a doctoral student at the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida, Gainesville. He also possesses the following professional certifications; Project Management Professional (PMP), Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP).


Julie Bianco

Julie Bianco serves as Owner/director of Kids Junction, Inc, a preschool and afterschool program, in Barrington RI. She holds a BA in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Lasell College in Newton MA. She has taken some classes towards her Masters degree. Julie has devoted more than 20 years to early education and advocacy for young children. She resides in Barringron, RI with her husband and 4 children.