Theresa Kinney, RN
Role: CF Nurse Coordinator
Theresa is from Phoenix, Arizona. She received her nursing degree in 2010. Her professional experience includes inpatient and outpatient rehab, as well as teaching nursing assistant students. Most recently, she has been working as a traveling nurse, helping hospitals around the country. This includes working in a vast variety of acute care settings.
In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and many outdoor activities.
David "Shawn" Taylor
Role: Secretary, Advisory Council Member since 2015
Residency: Fremont, CA
I have a degree in business management and I own my own landscape construction company. I have been in the landscape field for over 30 years. I am going on my 12th year coaching shot put and discus for the Washington High School track team. I love playing the ukulele. My ukulele comes with me to the hospital at all times. I enjoy playing golf with my wife when my health allows me.
I was diagnosed at age 50, before that they just thought I had severe asthma but cound not understand why I was always sick. Our dog Luna helped get the doctors attention and to check to see if I had CF. I have represented the Stanford CF Advisory Board on a couple of National PFAC boards.
To help educate and to help find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis. To represent Stanford CF PFAC the best that I can
Elyse Elconin Goldberg
Role: CF Advisory Council Member since 2000 with a break between 2013-2018. Rejoined 2018 as the CF Post Transplant representative
Residency: Los Gatos, CA
I graduated from UC Davis with a degree in Urban Planning (1980) and received a Masters degree from the University of Southern California in Urban and Regional Studies (1981). After relocating to the Bay Area, I began a career in Marketing Communications working for several start up companies. I left the high-tech industry to start a family. I am married and have two grown children. Recently, I became a grandmother!
I currently co-chair the Lung and Heart/Lung Transplant Patient and Family Advisory Council along with being an active participant in the Peer 2 Peer mentoring program at Stanford for pre transplant patients. I serve on the Board of Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc (CFRI) and I am also on the CFRI CF Adult Advisory Committee. I have been a patient at Stanford for 40 years and have participated in numerous research studies over the years. I joined the Cystic Fibrosis PFAC to educate the Council and the CF adult community about the double lung transplant journey and to work together to make our experience at the Cystic Fibrosis Clinic and Lung Transplnat Clinic at Stanford Hospital a positive, emotional and physical environment for Cystic Fibrosis patients.
Role: Member of the adivosry council since 2018
Residency: Los Altos, CA
Amy holds a degree in History-Secondary Education with a P.E./Coaching Sports Minor. She was a stay at home mom for 18 years and then went back to work part-time as a teacher aide in a Kindergarten classroom. When she's not wrangling 5 and 6 years olds, you can find her reading.
Amy has 3 awesome kids, 2 of which have CF. Her oldest with CF is 22 years and is off at college. Her youngest with CF is 16 years old. Both have participated in many trials at Stanford. She has been involved with the pediatric advisory council for 8 years. She really enjoys working with the CF Community.