Meet Dr. Nia Imani Bailey

As the Director of Partnerships at Still Rise Farms, Dr. Nia Imani Bailey, DPA, M.A.Ed., RT(T), brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to making a positive impact. She is the founder and present of President of the Byrd Cancer Education & Advocacy Foundation,  a native of West Philadelphia, Dr. Bailey has spent nine years as a Radiation Therapist, gaining a nuanced understanding of the challenges faced by cancer patients.

As both a healthcare professional and a patient herself, navigating the complexities of the healthcare system with lupus and carrying a cancer gene, BCL6, Dr. Bailey possesses firsthand knowledge of the struggles faced by individuals grappling with serious health conditions. This dual perspective informs her advocacy work, creating a powerful synergy that drives meaningful change.

In addition to her role as a healthcare professional, Dr. Bailey is a talented writer and director. Her documentary, “A Letter to My Sisters: A Breast Cancer Documentary for Young Women,” sheds light on the experiences of young women facing breast cancer. Additionally, she authored “A Letter To My Sisters: The Erica Jo Robinson Story,” offering a powerful account of Erica Jo’s battle with cancer.

With her diverse skill set and unwavering dedication, Dr. Nia Imani Bailey continues to make a profound impact in the fields of healthcare, advocacy, and storytelling. Her work stands as a source of hope and inspiration for individuals facing adversity, and she remains steadfast in her commitment to creating positive change in the lives of others.