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Officers & Board 2018-12-28T15:06:21-04:00

Officers & Board of Directors

COA is a non-profit, 501(c)(6) organization that is controlled by community oncologists. COA has an Executive Committee of Officers that reports to a Board of Directors, comprised of representatives from community oncology, who direct the management of COA by its Executive Director. All officers, except the Executive Director and current Treasurer, also serve as members of the Board of Directors.

Executive Committee

  • Michael Diaz, MD
  • President
  • Florida Cancer Specialists
  • St. Petersburg, FL
  • Kashyap Patel, MD
  • Vice President
  • Carolina Blood & Cancer Center
  • Rock Hill, SC
  • Jeff Vacirca, MD
  • Immediate Past President
  • New York Cancer & Blood Specialists
  • East Setauket, NY
  • Bruce Gould, MD
  • Past President
  • Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers, P.C.
  • Marietta, GA
  • David Eagle, MD
  • Past President
  • Lake Norman Hematology Oncology Specialists
  • Mooresville, NC
  • Debra Patt, MD
  • Officer-at-Large
  • Texas Oncology
  • Austin, TX
  • Jeff Patton, MD
  • Officer-at-Large
  • Tennessee Oncology
  • Nashville, TN
  • Seaborn (Donny) Wade, MD
  • Officer-at-Large
  • Virginia Cancer Institute
  • Mechanicsville, VA
  • Miriam J. Atkins, MD, FACP
  • Secretary
  • Augusta Oncology Associates
  • Augusta, GA
  • Ted Okon, MBA
  • Executive Director
  • Community Oncology Alliance
  • Washington, DC
  • Ricky Newton, CPA
  • Treasurer
  • Community Oncology Alliance
  • Washington, DC

Board of Directors

  • Lakshmi Aggarwal, MD
  • Fort Wayne Medical Oncology & Hematology
  • Fort Wayne, IN
  • Robert Baird, Jr., RN, MSA, CASC
  • Dayton Physicians Network
  • Centerville, OH
  • Harry (Mac) Barnes, MD
  • Alabama Oncology Hematology Associates
  • Montgomery, AL
  • Edward (Randy) Broun, MD
  • Oncology Hematology Care, Inc
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Steve D’Amato, BScPharm
  • New England Cancer Specialists
  • Scarborough, ME
  • Marsha Devita, NP
  • Hematology Oncology Associates of CNY
  • East Syracuse, NY
  • Stephen “Fred” Divers, MD
  • Genesis Cancer Center
  • Hot Springs, AR
  • Chancellor Donald, MD
  • Lourdes Oncology Associates
  • Lafayette, LA
  • Stuart Genschaw, MHA, MBA
  • Cancer & Hematology Centers of Western Michigan
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Lucio Gordan, MD
  • Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute
  • Gainesville, FL
  • Ed Graham
  • New York
  • Robert Green, MD
  • Florida Cancer Specialists
  • St. Petersburg, FL
  • Anshu Jain, MD
  • Ashland Bellefonte Cancer Center
  • Ashland, KY
  • Terrill Jordan
  • Regional Cancer Care Associates LLC
  • Hackensack, NJ
  • Dinesh Kapur, MD
  • Eastern Connecticut Hematology & Oncology Associates
  • Norwich, CT
  • Ed Licitra, MD, PhD
  • Regional Cancer Care Associates, LLC
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Joseph Lynch, MD
  • Geisinger Medical Center
  • Danville, PA
  • Barbara L. McAneny, MD
  • New Mexico Oncology Hematology Consultants
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Mark Nelson, PharmD
  • Northwest Medical Specialties
  • Tacoma, WA
  • Todd O’Connell, MS, CMPE
  • New York Cancer & Blood Specialists
  • East Setauket, NY
  • Kathy Oubre, MS
  • Pontchartrain Cancer Center
  • Covington, LA
  • William “Bud” Pierce, MD
  • Oregon Oncology Specialists
  • Salem, OR
  • Marissa Rivera, MBA
  • Hematology Oncology Associates, PC
  • Medford, OR
  • Barry Russo
  • The Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Marianna Lamb, MS (Advisory Member)
  • Medical Oncology Association of Southern CA
  • Upland, CA