Debbie Chinchiolo received a Bachelor in Clinical Psychology and Masters in Social Work from San Jose State University. She started her career in social work in 1996 and has many years of experience working with patients and their families who are coping with a serious illness. Debbie spent several years at Hospice of the Valley as a Medical Social Worker, where she provided patient and family support, including night and weekend crisis intervention. She served as the Director of Social Services at Our Lady of Fatima Skilled Nursing Facility for 8 years. In addition, she has worked in the elementary school setting. Cancer has touched several people in her family, including her mom who is a cancer survivor. She is very honored to be a part of Cancer CAREpoint, providing support to patients, survivors and caregivers whose lives have been affected by a cancer diagnosis.