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Protocol Review Committee

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Protocol Review Committee

The membership of the Protocol Review Committee (PRC) has been designed to provide broad representation from the various oncology subspecialties, including community oncology, and support areas critical to the success of a clinical research enterprise. This broad representation is necessary to provide high quality and thorough protocol review. All members of the PRC are full voting members. The Director of the Cancer Center is an ex officio member. The committee meets monthly. See a detailed schedule of committee meeting dates.

 
Name/Email Title/Area of Expertise Phone Information
H. James Wallace, M.D.
Committee Chair
Associate Professor
Radiation Oncology
(802) 847-3506  
Steven Ades, M.D. Associate Professor
Medical Oncology
(802) 656-5451 Bio
Heather Bradeen, M.D. Assistant Professor
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  Bio
Kim Dittus, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Medical Oncology
(802) 656-5470 Bio
Mark Evans, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Pathology
(802) 656-3628 Bio
Elise Everett, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Gynecologic Oncology
(802) 847-3850 Bio
Seth Harlow, M.D.
Associate Professor
Surgical Oncology
(802) 847-9555 Bio
Ruth Heimann, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Radiation Oncology
(802) 847-3506  
Alan Howe, Ph.D.

Professor
Pharmacology

(802) 656-9521  
Michael Lewis, M.D.
Associate Professor
Pathology
(802) 847-3015 Bio
Kim Luebbers, M.S.H.S., R.N., B.S.N., O.C.N.
Administrative Director, Vermont Cancer Center (802) 656-4414 Bio
John McCormack, Ph.D.
Clinical Pharmacology (802) 656-4494 Bio
Shelly Naud, Ph.D.
Researcher Analyst
Biostatistics
(802) 656-3822  
Scott Perrapato, D.O.
Associate Professor
Urology
(802) 847-2884 Bio
Michelle Sowden, D.O.
Assistant Professor
Surgical Oncology
(802) 656-5880 Bio
Claire Verschraegen, M.D.
Professor
Co-Director, Vermont Cancer Center
Medical Oncology
(802) 656-5487 Bio
Karen Wilson, C.C.R.P.
  (802) 656-4101  
Selma Zjakic, Pharm.D. Pharmacy    
Richard Zubarik, M.D. Associate Professor
Gastroenterology
(802) 847-7939 Bio

Clinical Research Oversight Committee

The Clinical Research Oversight Committee (CROC) is a senior leadership committee charged with the responsibility for Data and Safety Monitoring. All clinical trials require monitoring, which is performed on a regular basis and is commensurate with the risk and size of the trial. The committee meets quarterly.

 
Name/Email Title/Area of Expertise Phone Information
Claire Verschraegen, M.D.
Professor
Interim Chair
(802) 656-5487 Bio
Takamaru Ashikaga, Ph.D. Professor
Director, Biometry Facility
(802) 656-2526 Bio
Kumarasen Cooper, M.D. Professor
Pathology
(802) 847-9766 Bio
Steven Grunberg, M.D. Professor
Medical Oncology
(802) 656-5457 Bio
Alan Homans, M.D. Associate Professor
Pediatric Oncology
(802) 847-2850 Bio
Ted James, M.D. Associate Professor
Surgical Oncology
(802) 656-5880 Bio
Kim Luebbers, M.S.H.S., R.N., B.S.N., O.C.N. Vermont Cancer Center Administrative Director (802) 656-4414 Bio
Mark Plante, M.D. Associate Professor
Urology
(802) 847-2884 Bio
Nancy Stalnaker Administrator, IRB (802) 656-3822  
H. James Wallace, M.D. Associate Professor
Radiation Oncology
(802) 847-3506  
Neil Zakai, M.D. Assistant Professor
Hematoloy/Oncology
(802) 656-8575 Bio

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