Sunset over UVM, Burlington, and Lake Champlain

Community Advisory Board

The UVM Cancer Center Community Advisory Board brings together representatives from non-profit, government, and health organizations to work bi-directionally with the UVM Cancer Center's leadership team.


The purpose of the Community Advisory Board is to inform research, educational, and community outreach activities to reduce the cancer burden in Vermont and northern New York.


Community Advisory Board members:

  1. Describe health disparities and barriers to support
  2. Prioritize research, educational, and community outreach initiatives coming from the Cancer Center
  3. Collaborate with the Cancer Center on mutually beneficial research, educational, and community outreach initiatives.


Sharon MalloryVermont Department of HealthDirector - Vermont Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
Olivia SharrowVermont's Free and Referral ClinicsExecutive Director
Didi RemchukCancer Services Program of Northeastern NYProgram Coordinator
Justin PentenriederVermont Department of HealthProgram Manager, You First 
Sarah LemnahCancer Patient Support FoundationExecutive Director
Leigh SampsonAmerican Cancer SocietyCancer Control Strategic Partnership Manager
Andrea VillantiRutgers Center for Tobacco Studies; Rutgers School of Public HealthDeputy Director; Associate Professor
Rebecca Hewson-StellerSouthwestern Vermont Medical CenterNurse Navigator
Diane JonesCentral Vermont Medical CenterPatient Navigator for Cancer Care
Stephanie JeromeVermont House of RepresentativesRepresentative
Kirsten MurphyVermont Developmental Disabilities CouncilExecutive Director
Natalie Harder Community Member At Large
Sonja FullerNPI Technology ManagementClient Technology Manager
Dennis DePaulCamp Ta-Kum-TaExecutive Director
Taylor SmallPride Center of VermontEducation Program Manager
Weiwei WangVermont Health Equity InitiativeExecutive Director
Tom TortiLake Champlain Opportunity FundChief Executive Officer
Donald StevensNulhegan Abenaki TribeChief