Expertise in Cancer Survivorship Research

Survivorship Program Contacts at NCI

The cancer survivorship topics below provide quick links to program directors who specialize in different areas of cancer survivorship.

Cancer Survivorship Expertise Topic WheelPhysical Symptoms & ConditionsPsychosocial ConcernsHealth-related Quality of LifeHealth BehaviorsDisease Progression Recurrence & SurvivalResearch Tools & PlatformsSpecial PopulationsEconomic Impact of CancerPatterns & Quality of Life
 

Cancer Survivorship Topics

Adherence
Erica Breslau, PhD, MPH breslaue@mail.nih.gov
Susan Czajkowski, PhD czajkows@mail.nih.gov
Janet de Moor, PhD, MPH demoorjs@mail.nih.gov
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Michelle Mollica, PhD, MPH, RN mollicama@mail.nih.gov
Wendy Nelson, PhD, MPH nelsonw@mail.nih.gov
Gurvaneet Randhawa, MD, MPH randhawags@mail.nih.gov
Care planning intervention
Wen-Ying Chou, PhD, MPH chouws@mail.nih.gov
Michelle Mollica, PhD, MPH, RN mollicama@mail.nih.gov
Emily Tonorezos, MD, MPH emily.tonorezos@nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Evidence-based guidelines
Michelle Mollica, PhD, MPH, RN mollicama@mail.nih.gov
Gurvaneet Randhawa, MD, MPH randhawags@mail.nih.gov
Health information
Kelly Blake, ScD kelly.blake@nih.gov
Wen-Ying Chou, PhD, MPH chouws@mail.nih.gov
Robin Vanderpool, DrPH robin.vanderpool@nih.gov
Healthcare delivery
Kathleen Castro, RN, MS, AOCN castrok@mail.nih.gov
Veronica Chollette, RN, MS cholletv@mail.nih.gov
Janet de Moor, PhD, MPH demoorjs@mail.nih.gov
Michelle Mollica, PhD, MPH, RN mollicama@mail.nih.gov
Emily Tonorezos, MD, MPH emily.tonorezos@nih.gov
Healthcare utilization
Janet de Moor, PhD, MPH demoorjs@mail.nih.gov
Michelle Mollica, PhD, MPH, RN mollicama@mail.nih.gov
Insurance coverage or access to care
Janet de Moor, PhD, MPH demoorjs@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Medical decision-making
Wen-Ying Chou, PhD, MPH chouws@mail.nih.gov
Rebecca Ferrer, PhD rebecca.ferrer@nih.gov
Andrew N. Freedman, PhD freedmaa@mail.nih.gov
Sarah Kobrin, PhD, MPH kobrins@mail.nih.gov
Wendy Nelson, PhD, MPH nelsonw@mail.nih.gov
Patient-provider and provider-provider communication
Gurvaneet Randhawa, MD, MPH randhawags@mail.nih.gov
Provider coordination & communication
Kelly Blake, ScD kelly.blake@nih.gov
Wen-Ying Chou, PhD, MPH chouws@mail.nih.gov
Emily Tonorezos, MD, MPH emily.tonorezos@nih.gov
Robin Vanderpool, DrPH robin.vanderpool@nih.gov
Rehabilitation interventions
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Janet de Moor, PhD, MPH demoorjs@mail.nih.gov
Risk perception
Rebecca Ferrer, PhD rebecca.ferrer@nih.gov
Wendy Nelson, PhD, MPH nelsonw@mail.nih.gov
Self-management
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Aging
Lisa Gallicchio, PhD lisa.gallicchio@nih.gov
Paige Green, PhD, MPH paige.green@nih.gov
Frank Perna, EdD, PhD pernafm@mail.nih.gov
Appetite/anorexia/cachexia
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Asthenia/Sarcopenia
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Cardiac injury/cardiovascular disease/hypertension
Lisa Gallicchio, PhD lisa.gallicchio@nih.gov
Nonniekaye Shelburne, CRNP, MS, AOCN nshelburne@mail.nih.gov
Emily Tonorezos, MD, MPH emily.tonorezos@nih.gov
Comorbid conditions
Lisa Gallicchio, PhD lisa.gallicchio@nih.gov
Paige Green, PhD, MPH paige.green@nih.gov
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Emily Tonorezos, MD, MPH emily.tonorezos@nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Diabetes
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Emily Tonorezos, MD, MPH emily.tonorezos@nih.gov
Endocrine function
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Fatigue
Todd Horowitz, PhD horowitzts@mail.nih.gov
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Fertility
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Functional impairment
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Gastrointestinal function
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Immune function
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Lymphedema
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Metabolic syndrome
Emily Tonorezos, MD, MPH emily.tonorezos@nih.gov
Musculoskeletal systems
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Neurocognitive functioning
Todd Horowitz, PhD horowitzts@mail.nih.gov
Wendy Nelson, PhD, MPH nelsonw@mail.nih.gov
Emily Tonorezos, MD, MPH emily.tonorezos@nih.gov
Obesity
Tanya Agurs-Collins, PhD, RD collinsta@mail.nih.gov
Susan Czajkowski, PhD czajkows@mail.nih.gov
Linda Nebeling, PhD, MPH, RD nebelinl@mail.nih.gov
Joanne Watters Elena, PhD, MPH elenajw@mail.nih.gov
Osteopenia/osteoporosis/bone density
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Pain
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Premature menopause
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Pulmonary function
Nonniekaye Shelburne, CRNP, MS, AOCN nshelburne@mail.nih.gov
Recurrence
Andrew N. Freedman, PhD freedmaa@mail.nih.gov
Michelle Mollica, PhD, MPH, RN mollicama@mail.nih.gov
Second cancers
Andrew N. Freedman, PhD freedmaa@mail.nih.gov
Sexual dysfunction
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Skin problems
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Sleep disturbances
Lisa Gallicchio, PhD lisa.gallicchio@nih.gov
Kara Hall, PhD hallka@mail.nih.gov
Todd Horowitz, PhD horowitzts@mail.nih.gov
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Urinary/bowels
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Adaptation/Coping
Rebecca Ferrer, PhD rebecca.ferrer@nih.gov
Paige Green, PhD, MPH paige.green@nih.gov
Wendy Nelson, PhD, MPH nelsonw@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Anxiety
Wendy Nelson, PhD, MPH nelsonw@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Depression
Paige Green, PhD, MPH paige.green@nih.gov
Wendy Nelson, PhD, MPH nelsonw@mail.nih.gov
Frank Perna, EdD, PhD pernafm@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Gurvaneet Randhawa, MD, MPH randhawags@mail.nih.gov
Distress
Paige Green, PhD, MPH paige.green@nih.gov
Wendy Nelson, PhD, MPH nelsonw@mail.nih.gov
Frank Perna, EdD, PhD pernafm@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Fear of Recurrence
Rebecca Ferrer, PhD rebecca.ferrer@nih.gov
Wendy Nelson, PhD, MPH nelsonw@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Post-Traumatic Stress/Growth
Rebecca Ferrer, PhD rebecca.ferrer@nih.gov
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Wendy Nelson, PhD, MPH nelsonw@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Psychoeducational interventions
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Wendy Nelson, PhD, MPH nelsonw@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Psychological therapies
Paige Green, PhD, MPH paige.green@nih.gov
Wendy Nelson, PhD, MPH nelsonw@mail.nih.gov
Frank Perna, EdD, PhD pernafm@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Resilience
Rebecca Ferrer, PhD rebecca.ferrer@nih.gov
Wendy Nelson, PhD, MPH nelsonw@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Social support or support group interventions
Wen-Ying Chou, PhD, MPH chouws@mail.nih.gov
Rebecca Ferrer, PhD rebecca.ferrer@nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Last Updated
September 24, 2020