Officers & Board 2017-05-26T02:38:46+00:00

COA 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
    President
    New York
  • Mike Diaz, MD
    Vice President/Secretary
    Florida
  • Ricky Newton, CPA
    Treasurer
    Virginia
  • Bruce Gould, MD
    Immediate Past President
    Georgia
  • Mark Thompson, MD
    Past President
    Ohio
  • David Eagle, MD
    Past President
    North Carolina
  • Harry Barnes, MD
    Past President
    Alabama
  • Miriam J. Atkins, MD
    Officer-at-Large
    Georgia
  • Kashyap Patel, MD
    Officer-at-Large
    South Carolina
  • Ted Okon, MBA
    Executive Director
    Connecticut

Board of Directors

  • Robert Baird, Jr.
    Ohio
  • Edward “Randy” Broun, MD
    Ohio
  • Bobbi Buell
    California
  • Bruce Burns, MD
    Georgia
  • Steve D’Amato
    Maine
  • José Dávila-Torres, MD
    Puerto Rico
  • Marsha Devita, NP
    New York
  • Stephen “Fred” Divers, MD
    Arkansas
  • Chancellor Donald, MD
    Louisiana
  • Erin Dunbar, MD
    Georgia
  • Nash Gabriel, MD
    Ohio
  • Thomas Gallo
    Virginia
  • Stuart Genshaw
    Michigan
  • Lucio Gordon, MD
    Florida
  • Ed Graham
    New York
  • Robert Green, MD
    Florida
  • Dinesh Kapur, MD
    Connecticut
  • Ed Licitra, MD
    New Jersey
  • Joseph Lynch, MD
    Oklahoma
  • Barbara L. McAneny, MD
    New Mexico
  • Carol Murtaugh, RN
    Nebraska
  • Mark Nelson, Pharm. D
    Washington
  • Todd O’Connell
    New York
  • Deborah Patt, MD
    Texas
  • Jeffrey Patton, MD
    Tennessee
  • Marissa Rivera, MBA
    California
  • Barry Russo
    Texas