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2018 CONFERENCE FACULTY

  • Miriam Atkins, MD
    Augusta Oncology Associates
    Augusta, GA

  • Robert Baird, Jr., RN, MSA, CASC
    Chief Executive Officer
    Dayton Physicians Network
    Centerville, OH

  • Jesus G. Berdeja, MD
    Director of Multiple Myeloma Research
    Tennessee Oncology
    Sarah Cannon Research Institute
    Sarah Cannon Center for Blood Cancers
    Nashville, TN
  • Joshua H. Bilenker, MD
    Chief Executive Officer
    Loxo Oncology
    Stamford, CT

  • Sibel Blau, MD
    Medical Director
    Northwest Medical Specialties
    Tacoma, WA

  • Sean Callinicos
    Senior Vice President
    Global Government Relations & Public Policy
    Cardinal Health
    Washington, DC

  • Richard W. Childs, MD
    Rear Admiral, United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
    Assistant United States Surgeon General, Clinical Director, National Heart Lung, & Blood Institute
    NIH
    Bethesda, MD

  • Michael Diaz, MD
    Director of Patient Advocacy
    Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute
    Vice President
    Community Oncology Alliance (COA)
    St. Petersburg, FL
  • Christian Downs, JD, MHA
    Executive Director
    Association of Community Cancer Centers
    Rockville, MD
  • David Eagle, MD
    Lake Norman Oncology
    Mooresville, NC

  • Mark Fendrick, MD
    Director, Value-Based Insurance Design
    University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, MI
  • Bo Gamble
    Director of Strategic Practice Initiatives
    Community Oncology Alliance (COA)
    Washington, DC
  • Rose Gerber
    Director of Patient Advocacy & Education
    Community Oncology Alliance (COA)
    Washington, DC

  • Suanne Gersdorf, FACHE
    Chief Executive Officer
    Oklahoma Cancer Specialists & Research Institute
    Tulsa, OK

  • Lucio Gordan, MD
    Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute
    Gainesville, FL

  • Scott Gottlieb, MD 
    Commissioner of Food & Drugs
    U.S. Food & Drug Administration,U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    Silver Spring, MD

  • Bruce Gould, MD
    Medical Director
    Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers
    Immediate Past President
    Community Oncology Alliance (COA)
    Marietta, GA

  • Rachel Griffith
    Senior Director
    McCabe Message Partners
    Washington, DC

  • Robert I. Haddad, MD
    Disease Center Leader, Head & Neck Oncology Program
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Associate Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School
    Boston, MA

  • Mark Herzlich
    New York Giants Linebacker
    Super Bowl Champion & Cancer Survivor
    New York

  • Amanda Hodges, BSN, RN, OCN
    Director of Clinical Programs & Support Services
    The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders
    Fort Worth, TX

  • Houston Holmes, MD, MBA, FACP
    Texas Oncology
    Dallas, TX

  • Jeff Hunnicutt
    Chief Operations Officer
    Northwest Medical Specialties
    Tacoma, WA

  • Melissa L. Johnson, MD
    Associate Director, Lung Cancer Research
    Sarah Cannon Research Institute
    Nashville, TN

  • Ben Jones
    Vice President, Government Relations
    McKesson Specialty Health
    The Woodlands, TX

  • Deborah Kamin, RN,  PhD
    Vice President, Policy & Advocacy
    American Society of Clinical Oncology
    Alexandria, VA

  • Richard Kane
    Senior Director
    Avalere
    Washington, DC
  • Rebecca A. Kirch, JD
    Executive Vice President, Healthcare Quality & Value
    National Patient Advocate Foundation
    Washington, DC

  • Shaji K. Kumar, MD
    Professor of Medicine, Consultant, Division of Hematology
    Chair, Dysproteinemia Group
    Medical Director, Cancer Clinical Research Office
    Mayo Clinic
    Rochester, MN
  • Jonathan E. Levitt, Esq.
    Founding Partner
    Frier Levitt
    Verona, NJ

  • Tripp Logan, PharmD
    Partner
    MedHere Today Consulting
    Charleston, MO
  • Robert LoNigro, MD, MS
    Executive Vice President, Health Care Operations
    Heritage Provider Network/HealthCare Partners
    Garden City, NY

  • Chris Mancill
    Vice President, Government Programs & Reimbursement
    EMD Serono, Inc.
    Boston, MA

  • Stacey McCullough, PharmD
    Senior Vice President, Pharmacy
    Tennessee Oncology
    Nashville, TN

  • Jeff Mortier
    Partner
    Farragut Partners
    Washington, DC

  • Ricky Newton, CPA
    Director of Financial Services & Operations
    Community Oncology Alliance (COA)
    Advisor, Community Oncology Pharmacy Association (COPA)
    Washington, DC

  • Rita Norton 
    Senior Vice President, Government & Public Policy
    AmerisourceBergen
    Washington, DC

  • Ted Okon, MBA
    Executive Director
    Community Oncology Alliance (COA)
    Washington, DC

  • Joyce O’Shaughnessy, MD
    Baylor University Medical Center
    Dallas, TX

  • Kathy Oubre
    Chief Operating Officer
    Pontchartrain Cancer Center
    Covington, LA

  • Ray Page, DO, PhD
    President & Director of Research
    The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders
    Fort Worth, TX

  • Kavita Patel, MD, MSHS
    Co-Founder
    Tuple Health
    Washington, DC

  • Debra Patt, MD, MPH, MBA
    Vice President
    Texas Oncology
    Austin, TX
  • Jeffrey Patton, MD
    Chief Executive Officer
    Tennessee Oncology
    Nashville, TN

  • Caroline F. Pearson
    Senior Vice President, Policy & Strategy
    Avalere
    Washington, DC

  • Sarah D. Ponder
    Director, Client Success
    SEMMA Health, Inc.
    South Bend, IN
  • Alti Rahman, MHA, MBA, CSSBB
    Practice Administrator
    Oncology Consultants
    Houston, TX

  • Robert Rifkin, MD, FACP
    Medical Director, Biosimilars
    McKesson Specialty Health
    The US Oncology Network
    Denver, CO

  • John Robinson
    President
    Chief Executive Officer
    RobinsonBush
    Orlando, FL

  • Barry Russo
    Chief Executive Officer
    The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders
    Fort Worth, TX

  • Byron Scott, MD, MBA
    Deputy Chief Health Officer
    Simpler Consulting
    IBM Watson Health
    Cambridge, MA
  • Anand Shah, MD, MPH 
    Chief Medical Officer
    Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation, CMS
    Radiation Oncologist
    National Cancer Institute
    Washington, DC

  • Todd Schonherz
    Chief Operating Officeer
    Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute
    Fort Myers, FL

  • Paul Skowronek
    Senior Vice President
    McCabe Message Partners
    Washington, DC

  • David Stewart
    Chief Information Officer
    Tennessee Oncology
    Nashville, TN

  • Mark Thompson, MD 
    The Mark H. Zangmeister Center, Past President, Community Oncology Alliance (COA)
    Columbus, OH

  • Bob Twillman, PhD
    Executive Director
    Academy of Integrative Pain Management
    Lenexa, KS

  • Jeffrey Vacirca, MD, FACP
    Chief Executive Officer
    NY Cancer & Blood Specialists
    President
    Community Oncology Alliance (COA)
    New York, NY
  • Aaron Vandervelde
    Managing Director
    Berkeley Research Group, LLC
    Washington, DC