Protocol Support Committee



Terry Thomas, MS, CCRC

Vice Chairs

Cynthia Licavoli, RN, BSN, MA
Nancy Fusco, RN, BSN, CCRP


CRA Subcommittee
Karen Holeva, BS
Vice Chairs
Alex Kudryashev, MS, CCRP

CTN Subcommittee
Alison Ivey, RN, MS, OCN, CCRP
Vice Chairs
Whitney Jacobson, RN, BSN, CCRP, OCN
Donna White, RN, BSN, OCN

Working Groups

Education and Training
Karen Holeva, BS, Lead Facilitator
Melinda Weiblen, BS, Co-Facilitator
Chrisann Winslow, MSN, AOCN, Co-Facilitator


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

Protocol Review

Terry Thomas, MS, CCRC, Lead Facilitator

Quality Control & Communications

Donna White, RN, BSN, OCN , Lead 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

Protocol Support Committee Accepting Applications for CTN and CRA Subcommittees and Working Groups
Applications for membership on the CTN Subcommittee, the CRA Subcommittee, and all Working Groups are now being accepted. Please access the applications via the links below and note that you will be prompted to open the applications through Google Forms after clicking the link(s) to the application documents. Applications are to be submitted by Friday, October 29, 2021.

Working Group Application

CTN Application

CRA Application

NRG Oncology Meeting resources
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.

Committee Members

Karen Holeva, BS

Alex Kudryashev, MS, CCRP

Alison Ivey, RN, MS, OCN, CCRP

Whitney Jacobson, RN, BSN, CCRP, OCN

Joyce Neading

Donna White, RN, BSN, OCN

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