WSOS 2021-2023 Board of Directors



President

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Joshua Binks, MD
Radiation Oncologist
Sweetwater Regional Cancer Center

Joshua Binks, MD, is a radiation oncologist with a background in physics and astronomy. He completed an internal medicine internship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and earned his Medical Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 2015.

As a radiation oncologist, Dr. Binks is honored to help patients through one of the most difficult experiences in their life. "We get to spend a lot of time with our patients. Because of the workflow, we develop meaningful relationships. I find joy when my patients are happy with their care.”

Immediate Past President

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Amy Smith, RN, BSN
Director, Oncology Services
Meredith & Jeannie Ray Cancer Center, Ivinson Memorial Hospital

Amy Smith, RN, BSN, has been a registered nurse for 15 years. She believes in developing staff to provide the very best care for patients as well as providing high-quality care close to home in rural areas. Amy is recognized as one of the top "Women of Influence" in Wyoming healthcare, and has dedicated the past 10 years to growing the local oncology program through her role as the director of oncology services. In her free time, Amy manages her organization—Amy's Kids—which provides education, healthcare, and food for 300 children in Kenya. 

Secretary/Treasurer

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Ann Aksamit, BSN, RN, CHPN
Manager
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Homecare and Hospice

President-Elect

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Cara Harshberger, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist
Ivinson Memorial Hospital

Members-at-Large

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Leigh Johnson, MS, CMD, RTT
Cancer Care Director and Radiation Physicist
Campbell County Memorial Hospital
Megan Ripley
Megan Ripley
Clinical Supervisor
Sheridan Memorial Hospital | Welch Cancer Center
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Jennifer M.L. Stephens, MA, PhD, RN, OCN, CCNE
Assistant Professor
University of Wyoming

Jennifer has over 20 years of clinical experience in oncology nursing in both the US and Canada. She is an enthusiastic and passionate oncology nurse, researcher, and educator now working as an assistant professor at the University of Wyoming; her program of research is dedicated to helping better understand the rural Wyoming oncology patient experience. She has previous experience in Board positions which include the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology (CANO, DAL-Communications, 2010-2013 and BC Chapter Treasurer 2010-2019). Currently, she holds a chair role in Sigma Theta Tau (international nursing honor society, Alpha Pi chapter) and is the Secretary for the Wyoming Nurses Association (WNA).

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Banu E. Symington, MD, MACP
Oncologist; Medical Director
Sweetwater Regional Cancer Center

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Rockville, MD 20850
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