National Cancer Institute Home at the National Institutes of Health | www.cancer.gov

List of Participants in the Patient-centered Communication in Cancer Care Symposium

Panel Members

Terrance L. Albrecht, Ph.D., M.L.I.R.
Program Leader, Communication and Behavioral
Oncology
Hudson-Webber Cancer Research Center
Karmanos Cancer InstituteExternal Web Site Policy
Professor, Department of Family MedicineExternal Web Site Policy
School of MedicineExternal Web Site Policy
Wayne State UniversityExternal Web Site Policy

Neeraj K. Arora, Ph.D.
Research Scientist and Program Director
Outcomes Research Branch
Applied Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Anthony Back, M.D.
Associate Professor
Medical Oncology
University of WashingtonExternal Web Site Policy

Rachel Ballard-Barbash, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Director
Applied Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Cathy Charles, Ph.D., M.Phil., M.A.
Professor
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Centre for Health Economics and Policy AnalysisExternal Web Site Policy
McMaster UniversityExternal Web Site Policy

Steven Clauser, Ph.D.
Chief
Outcomes Research Branch
Applied Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Paul D. Cleary, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Health Care PolicyExternal Web Site Policy
Harvard Medical SchoolExternal Web Site Policy

Robert T. Croyle, Ph.D.
Director
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Mary Jo Deering, Ph.D.
Director
Informatics Dissemination
Center for Bioinformatics
National Cancer Institute

Ronald M. Epstein, M.D.
Professor
Family MedicineExternal Web Site Policy and Psychiatry
University of Rochester School of Medicine and DentistryExternal Web Site Policy

David H. Gustafson, Ph.D.
Director
Center for Excellence in Cancer Communication Research
University of Wisconsin - MadisonExternal Web Site Policy

Ron D. Hays, Ph.D.
Professor
General Internal Medicine and Health Services ResearchExternal Web Site Policy
Department of MedicineExternal Web Site Policy
University of California, Los AngelesExternal Web Site Policy

Bradford W. Hesse, Ph.D.
Chief
Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Brent James, M.D.
Institute for Health Care Delivery ResearchExternal Web Site Policy
Intermountain HealthcareExternal Web Site Policy

Lenora Johnson, M.P.H., C.H.E.S.
Director
Office of Education and Special Initiatives
National Cancer Institute

Susan Leigh, R.N.
Cancer Survivorship Consultant

Frances Marcus Lewis, Ph.D., M.N.
Professor
School of NursingExternal Web Site Policy
University of WashingtonExternal Web Site Policy

Merle H. Mishel, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.
Kenan Professor
School of NursingExternal Web Site Policy
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillExternal Web Site Policy

Albert G. Mulley, Jr., M.D., M.P.P.
Chief
General Medicine
Massachusetts General HospitalExternal Web Site Policy

Timothy E. Quill, M.D.
Director
Center for Ethics, Humanities and Palliative CareExternal Web Site Policy
University of Rochester Medical CenterExternal Web Site Policy

Deborah Schrag, M.D.
Associate Attending Physician
Associate Professor of Public Health
Epidemiology and BiostatisticsExternal Web Site Policy
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterExternal Web Site Policy

Joshua Seidman, Ph.D.
President
Center for Information TherapyExternal Web Site Policy

Kurt C. Stange, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Family Medicine
Division of ResearchExternal Web Site Policy
Case Western Reserve University School of MedicineExternal Web Site Policy

Richard L. Street, Jr., Ph.D.
Professor/Head
Department of CommunicationExternal Web Site Policy
Texas A&M UniversityExternal Web Site Policy

Stephen Taplin, M.D., M.P.H.
Senior Scientist
Applied Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Ed H. Wagner, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P.
Director
MacColl Institute for Healthcare InnovationExternal Web Site Policy
Group Health Research InstituteExternal Web Site Policy
Group Health CooperativeExternal Web Site Policy

[Return to Top]

Audience Members

Audie A. Atienza, Ph.D.
Behavioral Scientist
Health Promotion Research Branch
Behavioral Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Martin L. Brown, Ph.D.
Chief
Health Services and Economics Branch
Applied Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Andrea M. Denicoff, R.N., M.S., A.N.P.
Nurse Consultant
Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program
Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis
National Cancer Institute

C. Michael Fordis, Jr., M.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education
Baylor College of MedicineExternal Web Site Policy

Roland Garcia, Ph.D.
Director
Patient Navigation Research Program
Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
National Cancer Institute

Paul Han, M.D., M.A., M.P.H.
Fellow
Outcomes Research Branch
Applied Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Linda M. Harris, Ph.D.
Senior Health Communication Scientist
Health Communication and Informatics Branch
Behavioral Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Sarah Kobrin, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Program Director
Applied Cancer Screening Research Branch
Behavioral Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Holly A. Massett, Ph.D.
Director
Operations Research Office
Office of Education and Special Initiatives
National Cancer Institute

Kerri McGowan Lowrey, J.D., M.P.H.
Health Policy Specialist/Science Writer
NOVA Research CompanyExternal Web Site Policy

Wendy McLaughlin, M.S.W., M.P.A.
Program Analyst
Applied Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Ann O'Mara, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N.
Program Director
Community Oncology and Prevention Trials Research Group
Division of Cancer Prevention
National Cancer Institute

Arnold L. Potosky, Ph.D., M.H.S.
Health Services Epidemiologist
Health Services and Economics Branch Applied Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Olivia Propst, M.Ed.
Health Communications Specialist/Meeting Coordinator
NOVA Research CompanyExternal Web Site Policy

Rochelle L. Rollins, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Special Assistant to the Deputy Director
Cancer Care Delivery Systems
Office of the Director
National Cancer Institute

Julia Rowland, Ph.D.
Director
Office of Cancer Survivorship
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Karen Sepucha, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist
Health Decision Research Unit
Massachusetts General HospitalExternal Web Site Policy/Harvard Medical SchoolExternal Web Site Policy

Carmina G. Valle, M.P.H.
Program Analyst
Office of Cancer Survivorship
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

[Return to Top]

Last Modified: 03 Sep 2013