Protocol Support Committee



Terry Thomas, MS, CCRC

Vice Chair(s)

Cynthia Licavoli, RN, BSN, MA

Nancy Fusco, RN, BSN, CCRP


CRA Subcommittee
Alex Kudryashev, MS, CCRP
Vice Chairs
Lauren Seames, MPH, CCRC
Marissa Weiss, MBA

CTN Subcommittee
Alison Ivey, RN, MS, OCN, CCRP
Vice Chairs
Donna White, RN, BSN, OCN
Erin McCaig, RN, BSN

Working Groups

Education and Training
Cynthia Licavoli, RN, BSN, MA, Lead Facilitator
Lauren Seames, MPH, CCRC, Co-Facilitator

Nancy Fusco, RN, BSN, CCRP, Lead Facilitator
Joni Shortt, RN, BSN, CCRC, Co-Facilitator

Protocol Review
Terry Thomas, MS, CCRC, Lead Facilitator
Tiffany Elsea, BA, CCRP, Co-Facilitator

Quality Control & Communications
Donna White, RN, BSN, OCN, Lead Facilitator
Erin McCaig, RN, BSN, Co-Facilitator

Committee Charge

The primary functions of the Protocol Support Committee (PSC) include support and quality control of protocol-related activities, education and training of NRG Oncology members on relevant topics, and mentorship. The PSC includes 2 subcommittees, the Clinical Trial Nurse Committee and the Clinical Research Associate Committee.


For more information about the activities of the Protocol Support Committee, visit the Clinical Trial Resources section or contact

Applications for the NRG Oncology Protocol Support Committee are now closed. The committee reviews applications annually and will update this page in accordance with scheduled review.

NRG Oncology Meeting resources

January 2023 PSC Meeting Resources, click here (login required)

For PSC presentations from past NRG Oncology Meetings, click here (login required).

Mentorship Program
Information about the PSC Mentorship program can be found by visiting the Clinical Trials - Introductory Materials section.

Member contact information (login required).

Committee Members

  • Nancy Fusco, RN, BSN, CCRP
  • Alison Ivey, RN, MS, OCN, CCRP
  • Kristen Kotsko, RN, BSN- NRG Oncology Staff Member
  • Alex Kudryashev, MS, CCRP
  • Cynthia Licavoli, RN, BSN, MA
  • Erin McCaig, RN, BSN
  • Lauren Seames, MPH, CCRC
  • Terry Thomas, MS, CCRC
  • Marissa Weiss, MBA
  • Donna White, RN, BSN, OCN

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