The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship’s Cancer Policy Advisors are an appointed group of leaders in the oncology field including leading researchers, oncologists, scholars, payers, and cancer center and survivorship program directors, who will provide guidance to NCCS as it represents cancer patients and survivors on policy issues related to cancer care delivery, payment, and quality improvement.

NCCS Cancer Policy Advisors

Gregory J. Aune, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute
Univ. of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio

Stuart M. Butler, PhD
Senior Fellow, Economic Studies
Brookings Institution

John V. Cox, DO
Medical Director for Oncology Services
Parkland Hospital – Dallas, TX

Mr. Bob Erwin
Marti Nelson Cancer Foundation

Pamela (P.J.) Haylock, RN, PhD, FAAN
Oncology Nurse

Michael Kolodziej, MD
Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer
ADVI Health, Inc.

Michael Link, MD
Lydia J. Lee Professor in Pediatric Cancer
Stanford Cancer Institute

Jennifer Malin, MD
Senior Medical Director, Oncology and Genetics
United Healthcare

Mary McCabe, RN, MN 
Director, Cancer Survivorship Initiative
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (retired)

Therese M. Mulvey, MD, FASCO
Director of Breast Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) North Shore Cancer Center

Lee Newcomer, MD
United Healthcare (retired)

Kevin C. Oeffinger, MD
Founding Director, Center for Onco-Primary Care
Director, Supportive Care and Survivorship Center
Duke Cancer Institute

Ann H. Partridge, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Active Medical Staff, Medical Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Kavita Patel, MD
Managing Director for Clinical Transformation and Delivery
Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform
Brookings Institution

Derek Raghavan, MD, PhD, FACP, FRACP
Levine Cancer Institute

Jeffrey Scott, MD
Strategic Oncology Consultants

Joshua M. Sharfstein, MD
Associate Dean, Public Health Practice and Training
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Thomas Smith, MD
The Harry J. Duffey Family Professor of Palliative Medicine
Director of Palliative Medicine
Professor of Oncology
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Johns Hopkins University

Jennifer S. Temel, M.D.
Clinical Director of Thoracic Oncology
Associate Director of the Dana Farber/Partners Cancer Care Hematology/Oncology Fellowship
Massachusetts General Hospital