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Officers & Board 2018-11-20T10:49:44+00:00

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

  • Jeff Vacirca, MD, FACP
  • President
  • New York Cancer & Blood Specialists
  • East Setauket, NY
  • Michael Diaz, MD
  • Vice President
  • Florida Cancer Specialists
  • St. Petersburg, FL
  • Bruce Gould, MD
  • Immediate Past President
  • Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers, P.C.
  • Marietta, GA
  • Mark Thompson, MD
  • Past President
  • The Mark H. Zangmeister Center
  • Columbus, OH
  • David Eagle, MD
  • Past President
  • Lake Norman Hematology Oncology Specialists
  • Mooresville, NC
  • Harry “Mac” Barnes, MD
  • Past President
  • Alabama Oncology Hematology Associates
  • Montgomery, AL
  • Miriam J. Atkins, MD
  • Officer-at-Large
  • Augusta Oncology Associates
  • Augusta, GA
  • Kashyap Patel, MD
  • Secretary
  • Carolina Blood & Cancer Center
  • Rock Hill, SC
  • Ted Okon, MBA
  • Executive Director
  • Community Oncology Alliance
  • Washington, DC
  • Ricky Newton, CPA
  • Treasurer
  • Community Oncology Alliance
  • Washington, DC

Board of Directors

  • Robert Baird, Jr., RN, MSA, CASC
  • Dayton Physicians Network
  • Centerville, OH
  • Edward “Randy” Broun, MD
  • Oncology Hermatology Care, Inc.
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Bruce Burns, MD
  • Central Georgia Cancer Care, PC
  • Macon, GA
  • Steve D’Amato, BScPharm
  • New England Cancer Specialists
  • Scarborough, ME
  • José Dávila-Torres, MD
  • Instituto del Cáncer y Enfermedades de la Sangre
  • Arecibo, PR
  • 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
  • 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
  • Carol Murtaugh, RN, OCN
  • Hematology & Oncology Consultants, PC
  • Omaha, NE
  • Mark Nelson, PharmD
  • Northwest Medical Specialties
  • Tacoma, WA
  • Todd O’Connell, MS, CMPE
  • New York Cancer & Blood Specialists
  • East Setauket, NY
  • Debra Patt, MD, MPH, MBA
  • Texas Oncology
  • Austin, TX
  • Jeffrey Patton, MD
  • Tennessee Oncology
  • Nashville, TN
  • William “Bud” Pierce, MD
  • Oregon Oncology Specialists
  • Salem, OR
  • Marissa Rivera, MBA
  • Hematology Oncology Associates, PC
  • Medford, OR
  • Seaborn “Donny” Wade, MD
  • Virginia Cancer Institute
  • Mechanicsville, VA
  • Marianna Lamb, MS (Advisory Member)
  • Medical Oncology Association of Southern CA
  • Upland, CA