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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.

Purpose:

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.

Goals:

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.

Members:

NameRole
Sharon MalloryDirector - Vermont Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, Vermont Department of Health
Olivia SharrowExecutive Director, Vermont's Free and Referral Clinics
Didi RemchukProgram Coordinator, Cancer Services Program of Northeastern NY
Justin PentenriederProgram Manager, You First, Vermont Department of Health
Amy DeavittAssociate Director, Cancer Center Partnerships, American Cancer Society
Andrea VillantiDeputy Director; Associate Professor, Rutgers Center for Tobacco Studies; Rutgers School of Public Health (NJ)
Rebecca Hewson-StellerNurse Navigator, Southwestern Vermont Medical Center
Stephanie JeromeRepresentative, Vermont House of Representatives
Jessica Morley Director of Oncology & Hematology, Richard E. Winter Cancer Treatment Center (NY)
Kirsten MurphyExecutive Director, Vermont Developmental Disabilities Council
Natalie HarderCommunity Member At Large (VT)
Sonja FullerClient Technology Manager, NPI Technology Management
Dennis DePaulExecutive Director, Camp Ta-Kum-Ta (VT)
Taylor Small

Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - UVM Medical Center

Representative, Vermont House of Representatives

Weiwei WangExecutive Director, Vermont Health Equity Initiative
Chief Donald StevensChief, Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk Abenaki Nation
Donna Winchell Oncology Service Line Administrator, C.R. Wood Cancer Center at Glens Falls Hospital (NY)
Vicki YattawOncology Education and Supportive Services Manager at C.R. Wood Cancer Center at Glens Falls Hospital (NY)
kell arborDirector, Health and Wellness Programs, Pride Center of Vermont
Kay ZimmerDirector of Oncology, St. Lawrence Health (NY)
Kara DudmanPatient Navigator, National Life Cancer Treatment Center, Central Vermont Medical Center
Di JonesComplex Care Coordinator, Central Vermont Home, Health, and Hospice
Donna Beal Executive Director, Mercy Care for the Adirondacks (NY)
Olivia MoseleyProject Manager, Vermont Language Justice Project 
Kim McElwainAssistant Health Director, St. Regis Mohawk Health Services (NY)

 

Cancer Center: Community Context

The UVM Cancer Center is a part of a broader community of clinical, non-profit, advocacy, and supportive groups working to reduce the burden of cancer. Below is a visual representation of partners across a broad spectrum of resources.

Please note: asterisks (*) indicate advisory board members.

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