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Founder of Native American Cancer Research Corporation; President of Native American Cancer Initiatives, Inc.
Linda Burhansstipanov has worked in public health since 1971. She is the founder of Native American Cancer Research Corporation (non-profit) and President of Native American Cancer Initiatives, Incorporated (for-profit).
Senior Scientist, The Center for Injury Research and Prevention; Adjunct Associate Research Professor, Cancer Prevention & Control – Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
Linda Fleisher, as a principal investigator (PI) at Fox Chase Cancer Center, has developed and led a broad array of health communications research projects. She has considerable experience in behavioral research, health education, development and evaluation of ehealth and mhealth interventions, health disparities, and patient/community engagement.
Senior Director of Policy & Advocacy at the Cancer Support Community (CSC)
Elizabeth Franklin is Senior Director of Policy & Advocacy at the Cancer Support Community (CSC), where she is responsible for the development and implementation of CSC’s regulatory and legislative agenda, securing and growing relationships with policymakers and stakeholders across multiple sectors, and engaging national partners to identify areas of common work and consensus to collectively advocate for positive change for people affected by cancer.
Breast Nurse Navigator, Novant Health Derrick L. Davis Cancer Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Sharon Gentry is the key to an ongoing successful Breast Nurse Navigator program at the Novant Health Derrick L. Davis Cancer Center. She is part of a team that acts like a seamless thread in community-based care of breast cancer to connect 2 hospitals, a Breast Mammography Clinic, a Regional Cancer Center, 3 surgical offices, and a variety of community resources in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Elizabeth Glidden is an American Cancer Society Patient Navigator based at the GW Cancer Center in Washington, DC. In her role, she works with patients, caregivers, and the medical team to remove barriers to care.
Oncology Survivorship Navigator, Sibley Memorial Hospital, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Washington, DC
Pamela Goetz is a survivorship navigator at Sibley Memorial Hospital, Johns Hopkins Medicine, where she navigates neuro-oncology patients and caregivers, supports survivorship efforts, manages various educational and integrative health programs, and assists with the management of the hospital’s Commission on Cancer accreditation.
Chief of Breast Surgical Oncology and Co-Director, Breast Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Faculty Member, Vice Chair for Academic Affairs in the Department of Surgery Harvard Medical School
Dr. Ted James serves as Chief of Breast Surgical Oncology and Co-Director of the Breast Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is a faculty member of Harvard Medical School and serves as Vice Chair for Academic Affairs in the Department of Surgery.
With more than 24 years of experience holding a variety of roles with a diverse and progressive oncology nursing background, Danelle is recognized as a national nurse leader in oncology nurse navigation and a leader in innovative community outreach and education, focused on improving clinical care and coordination, and supporting the growth of others in the profession.
Founder/CEO, Cancer Survivorship Training, Inc. Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Oncology Director, Cancer Survivorship University of Kansas Cancer Center Kansas City, Kansas
Jennifer Klemp has worked in the field of breast cancer prevention and survivorship since 1996 and has a clinical research interest in understanding breast cancer risk, cancer genetics, quality of life, and lifestyle modification.
Nurse Manager Oncology Services and Infusion Center Ochsner Medical Center Kenner, LA
Consultant and Retired Senior Project Manager, Fox Chase Cancer Center Partners, Rockledge, PA
Elaine is a member of the AONN+ Leadership Council and co-chairs the Evidence into Practice Committee. She is co–project leader on the AONN+ Evidence-Based Standardized Navigation Metrics project, which was published in February 2017.
Pfizer Oncology, Advocacy & Professional Relations
Michael Zincone is the Director/Team Leader of Advocacy & Professional Relations for Pfizer Oncology. In this role, he leads a team that focuses on Pfizer Oncology’s engagement and partnerships with patient advocacy and professional organizations around education- and disease awareness–based initiatives.
Program Director and Co-Founder, AONN+; University Distinguished Service Professor of Breast Cancer, Departments of Surgery and Oncology; Administrative Director, The Johns Hopkins Breast Center; Director, Cancer Survivorship Programs at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins; Professor, JHU School of Medicine, Departments of Surgery, Oncology, Gynecology & Obstetrics - Baltimore, MD
Lillie D. Shockney has been the Administrative Director of The Johns Hopkins Breast Center in Baltimore, Maryland, since 1997. A 2-time, 24 year breast cancer survivor, Lillie has worked tirelessly to improve the care of patients with breast cancer around the world.

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