Expertise in Cancer Survivorship Research

Survivorship Program Contacts at NCI

The cancer survivorship topics below provide quick links to NCI experts 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

Alcohol or other substance abuse
Tanya Agurs-Collins, PhD, RD collinsta@mail.nih.gov
David Berrigan, PhD, MPH berrigad@mail.nih.gov
Joanne Elena, PhD, MPH elenajw@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Complementary/Alternative Medicine (CAM) therapy use
Lisa Gallicchio, PhD lisa.gallicchio@nih.gov
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Diet
Tanya Agurs-Collins, PhD, RD collinsta@mail.nih.gov
Joanne Elena, PhD, MPH elenajw@mail.nih.gov
Lisa Gallicchio, PhD lisa.gallicchio@nih.gov
Jill Reedy, PhD, MPH, RD reedyj@mail.nih.gov
Amy Subar, PhD, MPH, RD subara@mail.nih.gov
Physical activity
Alexis Bakos, PhD, MPH, RN bakosad@mail.nih.gov
David Berrigan, PhD, MPH berrigad@mail.nih.gov
Joanne Elena, PhD, MPH elenajw@mail.nih.gov
Frank Perna, EdD, PhD pernafm@mail.nih.gov
Richard Troiano, PhD troianor@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Screening
Erica Breslau, PhD, MPH breslaue@mail.nih.gov
Sarah Kobrin, PhD, MPH kobrins@mail.nih.gov
Sleep and Circadian Function
Kara Hall, PhD hallka@mail.nih.gov
Todd Horowitz, PhD horowitzts@mail.nih.gov
Tobacco
Stephanie Land, PhD stephanie.land@nih.gov
UV Exposure and Tanning
Frank Perna, EdD, PhD pernafm@mail.nih.gov
Weight control
Tanya Agurs-Collins, PhD, RD collinsta@mail.nih.gov
Susan Czajkowski, PhD czajkows@mail.nih.gov
Joanne Elena, PhD, MPH elenajw@mail.nih.gov
Lisa Gallicchio, PhD lisa.gallicchio@nih.gov
Linda Nebeling, PhD, MPH, RD nebelinl@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
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
Michelle Mollica, PhD, MPH, RN mollicama@mail.nih.gov
Wendy Nelson, PhD, MPH nelsonw@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@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
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Appetite/anorexia/cachexia
Alexis Bakos, PhD, MPH, RN bakosad@mail.nih.gov
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Asthenia/Sarcopenia
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@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
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@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
Alexis Bakos, PhD, MPH, RN bakosad@mail.nih.gov
Fatigue
Alexis Bakos, PhD, MPH, RN bakosad@mail.nih.gov
Todd Horowitz, PhD horowitzts@mail.nih.gov
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Fertility
Alexis Bakos, PhD, MPH, RN bakosad@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Functional impairment
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Gastrointestinal function
Alexis Bakos, PhD, MPH, RN bakosad@mail.nih.gov
Immune function
Alexis Bakos, PhD, MPH, RN bakosad@mail.nih.gov
Lymphedema
Alexis Bakos, PhD, MPH, RN bakosad@mail.nih.gov
Metabolic syndrome
Emily Tonorezos, MD, MPH emily.tonorezos@nih.gov
Musculoskeletal systems
Alexis Bakos, PhD, MPH, RN bakosad@mail.nih.gov
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Neurocognitive functioning
Todd Horowitz, PhD horowitzts@mail.nih.gov
Wendy Nelson, PhD, MPH nelsonw@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@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
Alexis Bakos, PhD, MPH, RN bakosad@mail.nih.gov
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Pain
Alexis Bakos, PhD, MPH, RN bakosad@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Premature menopause
Alexis Bakos, PhD, MPH, RN bakosad@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
Alexis Bakos, PhD, MPH, RN bakosad@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
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
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
Adolescents and young adult cancer survivors
Alexis Bakos, PhD, MPH, RN bakosad@mail.nih.gov
Emily Tonorezos, MD, MPH emily.tonorezos@nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Cancer survivors age ≥65
Erica Breslau, PhD, MPH breslaue@mail.nih.gov
Paige Green, PhD, MPH paige.green@nih.gov
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Caregivers and families
Wen-Ying Chou, PhD, MPH chouws@mail.nih.gov
Michelle Mollica, PhD, MPH, RN mollicama@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Nonniekaye Shelburne, CRNP, MS, AOCN nshelburne@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Health disparities
Tanya Agurs-Collins, PhD, RD collinsta@mail.nih.gov
Alexis Bakos, PhD, MPH, RN bakosad@mail.nih.gov
David Berrigan, PhD, MPH (acculturation) berrigad@mail.nih.gov
Wen-Ying Chou, PhD, MPH chouws@mail.nih.gov
Lisa Gallicchio, PhD lisa.gallicchio@nih.gov
Shobha Srinivasan, PhD sriniva2@mail.nih.gov
Robin Vanderpool, DrPH robin.vanderpool@nih.gov
Hematopoietic stem cell transplant survivors
Alexis Bakos, PhD, MPH, RN bakosad@mail.nih.gov
Sandra A. Mitchell, PhD, CRNP mitchlls@mail.nih.gov
Nonniekaye Shelburne, CRNP, MS, AOCN nshelburne@mail.nih.gov
Neighborhood effects on health
David Berrigan, PhD, MPH berrigad@mail.nih.gov
Pediatric cancer survivors
Alexis Bakos, PhD, MPH, RN bakosad@mail.nih.gov
Michelle Mollica, PhD, MPH, RN mollicama@mail.nih.gov
Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP dstgermain@mail.nih.gov
Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH smithas@mail.nih.gov
Last Updated
May 03, 2021