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Steering Committee

Ivo Abraham, PhD, RN
Professor of Pharmacy & Medicine
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

Ivo Abraham, PhD, a nurse by profession and an outcomes and effectiveness researcher by trade, is a professor of Pharmacy and Medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson, where he is also affiliated with the Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research, the Arizona Cancer Center, and the Center for Applied Genomics and Genetic Medicine. Dr. Abraham has served as a regular or visiting professor at universities in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He currently serves as the associate editor for quantitative methods for JAMA Dermatology, and has co-authored more than 350 articles, 75 chapters, and 30 books and monographs.

Dr. Abraham’s research program has been funded continuously since 1984 by governmental agencies, foundations, and corporations worldwide. In the U.S., he has served as an appointed and ad hoc reviewer for the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute for Mental Health, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the Veterans Administration. He has also been an expert advisor to the Innovative Medicines Initiative, a joint undertaking of the European Union and the biopharmaceutical industry, to stimulate innovation in human therapeutics.

A native of Belgium, he received his BS (psychiatric nursing) from the Catholic University of Leuven and his MS (psychiatric-mental health nursing) and PhD (clinical research) from the University of Michigan.

John J. Montville
John J. Montville, MBA, FACHE, FACMPE, COA
Executive Director
Mercy Health – Lourdes Cancer Center
Paducah, KY

John J. Montville, MBA, FACHE, FACMPE, COA currently serves as executive director of the oncology service line at Mercy Health – Lourdes Cancer Center in Paducah, Kentucky.  He is an oncology executive with nearly three decades of oncology management and operations experience working with multiple organizations, health systems, and hospitals across the for-profit and non-profit sectors.  In addition to this work, he has served as an oncology consultant with several companies. 

He serves on multiple committees for the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC), for the Association of Cancer Executives, and is a Professional Papers Committee Team Leader for the American College of Medical Practice Executives. He has served on many other committees in oncology and healthcare, has been a regular presenter at national oncology meetings, and has been published in multiple oncology journals and publications.

Mr. Montville is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), a Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives (FACMPE), and a Certified Oncology Administrator (COA).  His expertise includes oncology operations, billing, development, revenue cycle review, and logistics.  He also holds a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in marketing. 

Our Partner

In partnership with the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC)

Our Supporter

This project is sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Systems, Inc.