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Task Force

2021 National Oncology Conference Task Force

ACCC would like to recognize the 2021 National Oncology Conference Task Force members for their extraordinary effort and commitment in developing the program of the ACCC 38th National Oncology Conference.

 

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Christina Fuller, BSW
Oncology Patient Financial Navigator
Mosaic Life Care Cancer Care
St. Joseph, MO

Christina Fuller, BSW is employed as an Oncology Patient Financial Navigator at Mosaic Life Care, Mosaic Life Care Cancer Care. At the age of sixteen Mrs. Fuller started in healthcare a Certified Nursing Assistant and has gained extensive experience in the healthcare field. In her current role she prides herself in fullest by assessing the patient’s need and navigating them through the financially tough times they may be experiencing or could experience.Christina worked in the medical field since the age of 16, starting out as a Certified Nursing Assistance.

In May of 2016, Christina graduated with a bachelor's in social work and by December was asked to start the Financial Navigation program at Mosaic Life Care Cancer Care. After starting this program, she soon realized she could use her degree to it’s fullest by assessing the patient’s need and navigating them through the financially tough times they may be experiencing or could experience ahead.

Johanna Garzon
Director of Clinical Trials
Central Care Cancer CenterGarden City, KS
Blair Irwin, MD
Medical Director
MultiCare Health System
MultiCare Regional Cancer Center

Tacoma, WA
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Jeffrey Kendall, PsyD
Director, Oncology Support Services
University of Minnesota Cancer Care
Minneapolis, MN

Dr. Kendall earned his undergraduate degree from Indiana State University and completed his post-doctoral fellowship in psychosocial oncology at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York. For the past 23 years, Dr. Kendall has directed oncology supportive care departments within NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers, academic medical centers, and community cancer centers. In 2016, he joined the University of Minnesota Cancer Care program, where he is dedicated to addressing the impact of cancer on individuals and families. Currently, Dr. Kendall’s professional time is divided among direct patient care, program administration, program development, and research collaboration. To raise awareness of the needs of cancer patients, Dr. Kendall speaks nationally and internationally, and he has published 40 journal articles and abstracts on topics related to psychosocial oncology and cancer survivorship. As a nationally recognized thought leader in his field, Dr. Kendall serves on committees for the American Psychosocial Oncology Society and the Association of Community Cancer Centers. 

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Rebecca McMahon
Radiation Oncology Manager
Buffett Cancer Hospital
Nebraska Medicine

Omaha, NE

 

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Kerri Michalik, MHA, BSN
Vice President
Geisinger Cancer Institute
Danville, PA

 

Rebekkah Schear
Associate Director, Patient Experience
Department of Oncology
Livestrong Cancer Institutes Oncology Clinic at UT Health Austin
Austin, TX
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Barbara Schmidtman, PhD
Director Oncology Services
Spectrum Health Lakeland
St. Joseph, MI
 

Conference Partners

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The ACCC 38th National Oncology Conference is a collaboration between the Association of Community Cancer Centers and the Texas Society of Clinical Oncology.