NRG Oncology Patient Advocate Committee



Dorothy Erlanger

Vice Chair(s)

Pat Halpin-Murphy

Tom Simon

Working Groups

No active committee working groups.

Committee Charge

The Role of the Patient Advocate on NRG Oncology Committees
NRG Oncology patient advocates bring a patient-oriented viewpoint to the research process and communicate a collective patient perspective. Advocates evaluate and provide perspective on research proposals and ongoing research activities of the committees on which they serve. They improve clinical research feasibility by providing experiential knowledge of impacts on patients and serve as a critical reminder of the need for research focused on patient benefit and outcomes.


Disclaimer: The following resources have been recommended by members of the NRG Oncology Patient Advocates Committee and are provided for informational and educational purposes. NRG Oncology claims no responsibility for the content of this information.

Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition

Click here to view issues of PinkLink eNewsletter

Colon Cancer Alliance

Prostate Cancer Support Group of the Greater Quad City Area

Other Resources
NRG Oncology Letter to Congress re: ACA reform

Committee Members

Dorothy Erlanger: Health Disparities (Older Adult Working Group), PCOR

Kathleen Gavin: Ovarian, Developmental Therapeutics

Pat Halpin-Murphy: Breast

Faye Hollowell: Health Disparities (Special Populations)

Barbara Ingalsbe: Sarcoma Working Group, Medical Oncology

Wenora Johnson: Genitourinary, Data Monitoring Committee C

Deborah Ann Miller: Rare Tumor, Communications, Surgical Oncology

Adrienne Moore: Uterine Corpus, Health Disparities

Laurel Pracht: Cancer Prevention and Control, Cancer Care Delivery Research

Diane Rose: Breast, Cancer Prevention and Control

Louise F. Scott: Health Disparities (Special Populations)

Jeffery Shoop: Head and Neck

Tom Simon: Lung, Genitourinary, Health Disparities

Lisa Taylor: Data Monitoring Committee A

Jason Tharp: Brain Tumor

Kimberly Williams: Cervix/Vulvar

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