About Mesothelioma Guide
Mesothelioma Guide provides patients and their loved ones with resources, answers, and information over a wide spectrum of free assistance options.
Our Commitment to You
We’re proud to serve you by offering the best free resources for mesothelioma patients and their families. Our Advocacy team works tirelessly to explain every aspect of a patient’s diagnosis. We know the learning curve with this disease is steep. But with our help, we hope to bend that curve to a manageable level, and provide our patients with a sense that they always have someone to lean on.
Our Patient Advocates
Karen Ritter, RN BSN
Nurse Navigator and Patient Advocate
Karen Ritter is here to walk patients and families through the difficult diagnosis of mesothelioma. She is dedicated to helping find appropriate mesothelioma specialists, treatment centers, and advanced treatment options. Karen’s passion is to connect with her patients and family members to make sure they know they are not alone in this process. She understands that this diagnosis comes with a number of questions, fears, and financial burdens. None of these areas are left untouched, Karen’s goal is to educate and equip patients and families with everything they need to navigate this cancer diagnosis with grace, dignity and comfort.
Retired LCDR Carl Jewett
Carl Jewett is a retired naval officer (LCDR) and the patient advocacy director for Mesothelioma Guide. He also serves as the executive director of the Veterans Assistance Network and is fully accredited by the VA. After serving in the Navy’s submarine force for just under 24 years, Commander Jewett retired from active duty in the Navy and assumed the executive director position at the Veterans Assistance Network. Since that time, he has helped over 1000 veterans with asbestos illnesses get approved for VA Disability Compensation and Pension. He has been married for over 30 years and has three adult children.
Meet Our Team
Josh Lohse is the webmaster at Mesothelioma Guide. Josh is passionate about creating a strong digital experience for mesothelioma patients, and focuses his time on making the Mesothelioma Guide website more helpful and user-friendly. Outside of work, he enjoys playing music, reading, and visiting local restaurants with his family.
Senior Content Writer
Devin Golden is the senior content writer for Mesothelioma Guide. He produces mesothelioma-related content on various mediums, including the Mesothelioma Guide website and social media channels. Devin’s objective is to translate complex information regarding mesothelioma into informative, easily absorbable content to help patients and their loved ones. He enjoys playing sports and video games, expanding his love of music, listening to podcasts and traveling.
Tercio Neves is the Graphic Designer at Mesothelioma Guide. He uses his design skills to help create and maintain a visually effective website for mesothelioma patients. He enjoys designing while focusing on the experience of the user. Tercio was born in São Paulo, Brazil and is fluent in Portuguese. In his free time he enjoys playing soccer, video games, and spending time at home with his girlfriend and their two cats.
Devin Wiebelt is a web developer at Mesothelioma Guide. He strives to find new ways to create an interactive and meaningful user experience to help those affected by mesothelioma. His mission is to provide users access to the assistance they need in a clear and organized way. In his free time, Devin enjoys watching the latest movies, playing video games, reading, and spending time with his family.
Jeron McFarland is a community outreach member at Mesothelioma Guide. His goal is to help make mesothelioma and its effects common knowledge throughout the world. He strives to make Mesothelioma Guide the only resource you should ever need for mesothelioma information. When he’s not working he likes to stay fit, socialize and root on his favorite sports teams.
Robert Lethbridge is member of the community outreach team at Mesothelioma Guide. His goal is to improve the lives of those affected by mesothelioma by increasing awareness of the many resources offered by Mesothelioma Guide. He is an avid songwriter who enjoys going to concerts and spending time outdoors.
Nicole Winch is a community outreach team member at Mesothelioma Guide. Her goal is to spread awareness to those affected by mesothelioma and provide them with the resources and materials our organization has to offer. In her free time, she likes to hang out with her friends and relax at the beach.
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How We Can Help
Our Doctor Match program helps patients find a physician who fits their criteria. We’ve researched the best mesothelioma specialists in the country so that we can recommend the right one to patients looking for a doctor.
Premium Medical Content
We create straightforward content that explains mesothelioma with deeply researched information and colorful graphics. Every page is created for patients to understand more about their diagnosis.
There is always someone available to answer your questions about mesothelioma or connect you with a Patient Specialist! Day or night, patients and their family members can get answers.
To learn more about how Mesothelioma Guide can help, read our testimonials. The best way to prove our dedication is through the words of the people we’ve helped. Read testimonials from mesothelioma patients and their family, friends, and caretakers.