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2023 Conference Planning Committee Co-Chairs

Linda Carlson, University of Calgary

Lynda Balneaves, PhD, RN, University of Manitoba


2024 Conference Planning Committee Co-Chairs

Richard Lee MD, City of Hope

Peiying Yang PhD, MD Anderson Cancer Center


Advancement Committee

Channing Paller MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


Clinical Practice Committee Co-Chairs

Judith Lacey, MD, FAChPM, Chris O'Brien Lifehouse 

Gabriel Lopez, MD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Alissa Huston, MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine


Clinical Guidelines Committee (Guidelines Working Group) Co-Chairs

Heather Greenlee, ND, PhD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 

Debu Tripathy, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Suzanna Zick, ND, MPH, University of Michigan Health System


Communications Committee Co-Chairs

Tara Berman MD, Fairfax Inova Hospital

Eugene Ahn MD, City of Hope Chicago


Education Committee

Ting Bao MD, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Ashwin Mehta MD, Memorial Healthcare System


Health Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Committee Co-Chairs

Ana Maria Lopez MD, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University

Eleanor Walker MD, Henry Ford Health System


Membership Committee Co-Chairs

Chasse Bailey-Dorton, MD, MSPH, Levine Cancer Institute, Carolinas Healthcare System

Judi Fouladbakhsh, PhD, RN, PHCNS-BC, AHN-BC, CHTP, Oakland University


Patient Advocacy Committee Co-Chairs

Jodi MacLeod, BA, Memorial Sloan Kettering (consulting writer and patient partner)

Julie Deleemans, University of Calgary


Research Committee Co-Chairs

Viraj Master MD, Emory Healthcare

Xin Shelley Wang MD, The University of Texas, MD Anderson