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dusyjoy foudation

Dusty Donaldson is executive director of the Dusty Joy Foundation (LiveLung), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a focus of advancing lung cancer awareness, early detection and compassion for people impacted by lung cancer. Dusty co-authored the book “The ABCs of Lung Cancer for Patients and Advocates.” She is co-chair of the Lung Cancer Action Network (LungCAN) and serves as a reviewer for lung cancer research proposals. She is a contributing writer for and serves on the National Lung Cancer Roundtable’s Survivorship, Stigma & Nihilism Task Group. Prior to being diagnosed with early-stage lung cancer in 2005, Dusty was a journalist and public relations professional with undergraduate and graduate degrees in journalism.

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