Patient Advocate Steering Committee Roster

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Co-chairs

Rick Bangs
Genitourinary Steering Committee
Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups
Rochester Hills, MI

Kim Norris
Thoracic Malignancy Steering Committee
Lung Cancer Foundation of America
Marina del Rey, CA

Steering Committee Members

Jonathan E. Agin
Brain Malignancies Steering Committee
Max Cure Foundation, Development Institute
Falls Church, VA

Jack Aiello
Myeloma Steering Committee
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
San Jose, CA

Seta Atamian
Pediatric Leukemia and Lymphoma Steering Committee
Massachusetts General Hospital for Children
Belmont, MA

Gregory J. Aune, MD, PhD
Pediatric Leukemia and Lymphoma Steering Committee
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Yelak Biru, MS
Myeloma Steering Committee
Independent
Bentonville, AR

Brad Bott, MBA
Cancer Care Delivery Research Steering Committee
Intermountain Healthcare
Kaysville, UT

David Caldarella
Head and Neck Steering Committee
David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation
Manahawkin, NJ

Diana T. Chingos, MS, MFA
Investigational Drug Steering Committee
Kenneth Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Noreen Fraser Foundation
Los Angeles, CA

Laura Cleveland
Leukemia Steering Committee
The Ohio State University
Powell, OH

David Cranmer
Leukemia Steering Committee
Vermont Cancer Survivor Network
Montpelier, VT

Hildy Dillon, MPH
Lymphoma Steering Committee
Mark Krueger and Associates
Teaneck, NJ

Annie Ellis
Gynecologic Steering Committee
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance (OCRFA)
White Plains, NY 

William Farneth, PhD
Lymphoma Steering Committee
Wilmington, DE

Andrea S. Ferris
Thoracic Malignancy Steering Committee
LUNGevity Foundation
Potomac, MD

Elizabeth Frank
Breast Cancer Steering Committee
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Lexington, MA

Patrick Gavin, RPh
Symptom Management and Health Related QOL Steering Committee
Kadlec Regional Medical Center
Marne, MI

Jane Holt
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
National Pancreas Foundation
Green Cove Springs, FL

Mary Jackson-Scroggins
Investigational Drug Steering Committee
In My Sister's Care
Washington, DC

Sanford Jeames, DHA
Cancer Care Delivery Research Steering Committee
Huston-Tillotson University
Austin, TX

Peter Krause, MD
Head and Neck Steering Committee
Yale School of Public Health
New Haven, CT

Danielle Leach, MPA
Pediatric Leukemia and Lymphoma Steering Committee
St. Baldrick's Foundation
Huntington, MD

Barbara LeStage
Clinical Imaging Steering Committee
Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Breast Cancer Advocacy Group
Wrentham, MA

Mary P. Lovely, RN, PhD
Brain Malignancies Steering Committee
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Pamela McAllister, PhD
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Marti Nelson Cancer Foundation
Fitchburg, WI

Jane Perlmutter
Breast Cancer Steering Committee
Gemini Group
Ann Arbor, MI

Laurel J. Pracht, BS
Symptom Management and Quality of Life Steering Committee
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Sun City, AZ

Dawn Provenzale, MD, MS
Gynecologic Steering Committee
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Elizabeth 'Liz' Scott
Pediatric and Adolescent Solid Tumor Steering Committee
Alex's Lemonade Stand, Foundation for Childhood
Wynnewood, PA

Martha Smith
Cancer Prevention Steering Committee
Grand Rapids, MI

Arlene Stevens
Cancer Prevention Steering Committee
Silver Spring, MD

Richard Vetter, PhD
Genitourinary Steering Committee
Prostate Cancer Research Advocates, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Jeanne Young
Clinical Imaging Steering Committee
Children's Brain Tumor Foundation
Germantown, MD

Task Force Members

Wendy Albrecht
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Hepatobiliary Task Force
Penngrove, CA

John Allen
Head and Neck Steering Committee
Rare Tumors Task Force
San Jose, CA

Allison B. Anderson, PA-C
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Colon Task Force
Atlanta, GA

Melinda Bachini
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Hepatobiliary Task Force
Billings, MT

Wayne Bernstein, MD, MPH
Head and Neck Steering Committee
Metastatic-Recurrent Disease Task Force
Potomac, MD

Stephen M. Cates
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Rectal Anal Task Force
Gainesville, FL

Peter Cordes
Head and Neck Steering Committee
Rare Tumors Task Force
Ada, MI

Chuck Cote
Head and Neck Steering Committee
Previously Untreated Locally Advanced Disease(PULA) Task Force
Midland, MI

Coleen Crespo
Breast Cancer Steering Committee
Breast Oncology Local Disease (BOLD) Task Force
Durham, NC

Anjelica Davis
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Colon Task Force
Alexandria, VA

Peg Ford
Gynecologic Steering Committee
Ovarian Task Force
Coronado, CA

David Haug
Head and Neck Steering Committee
Previously Untreated Locally Advanced Disease(PULA) Task Force
Houston, TX

Kerri Kaplan
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Pancreas Task Force
Bethpage, NY

Susan Leighton
Gynecologic Steering Committee
Ovarian Task Force
Alexandria, VA

Mark A. Lewis, MD
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
NeuroendocrineTask Force
Murray, UT

Josh Mailman
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Neuroendocrine Task Force
Walnut Creek, CA

Deborah Maskens, MA, MSM
Genitourinary Steering Committee
Renal Task Force
Guelph, Canada

Cassadie Moravek
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Pancreas Task Force
Manhattan Beach, CA

Mindy Mordecai
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Esaphago-gastric Task Force
Pikesville, MD

Gary Murfin, PhD
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
NeuroendocrineTask Force
Kent, WA

Laura Porter, MD
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Rectal Anal Task Force
Washington, DC

Elise P. Pothier, MEd
Gynecologic Steering Committee
Cervical Task Force
Rochester, MA

Mary Lou Smith, JD, MBA
Breast Cancer Steering Committee
Breast Oncology Local Disease (BOLD) Task Force
Naperville, IL

Lisa L. Taylor, MBA
Gynecologic Steering Committee
Uterine Task Force
Durham, NH

Michelle Tuckett, RN
Gynecologic Steering Committee
Cervical Task Force
Ontario, Canada

Andrew Whiteley
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Pancreas Task Force
Woodbury, NY

Martha Williams
Gynecologic Steering Committee
Uterine Task Force
New York, NY

Andrea Wilson
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Hepatobiliary Task Force
Birmingham, AL

Debbie Zelman
Gastrointestinal Steering Committee
Esophago-gastric Task Force
Davie, FL

Diane Zipursky Quale, JD
Genitourinary Steering Committee
Bladder Task Force
Bethesda, MD