AONN+ Leadership

AONN+ Leadership Council Members Represent at Health Equity Event

AONN+ Leadership Council members Sharon Gentry, Editor in Chief, and Elizabeth Franklin, Head of US Public Affairs & Patient Advocacy in Oncology, Sanofi, recently participated in “Health Equity Heroes: Advocates Making a Difference” at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C. Sanofi sponsored the event.

Congratulations to AONN+ Members Named to the NNRT

AONN+ is proud to announce that the following 3 members have been named to the American Cancer Society’s National Navigation Roundtable Steering Committee: Emily Gentry, AONN+ Executive Director of Strategy and Operations; Jennifer Bires, Executive Director of Life with Cancer and Patient Experience for the Inova Schar Cancer Institute; and Zarek Mena. This is an exciting opportunity and we’re honored to have you representing AONN+ on the national stage. Congratulations!

A Note of Gratitude and New Year Wishes for AONN+’s Membership

Emily Gentry, BSN, RN, HON-ONN-CG, OCN
As we bid farewell to another remarkable year, Emily Gentry, Executive Director, Strategy & Operations, AONN+, takes this opportunity to reflect upon 2023, to express her gratitude to AONN+’s membership for your unwavering commitment to excellence in oncology navigation, and to wish all of you a wonderful New Year.

AONN+ Leadership Out and About in December

December marks the close of 2023 and of AONN+’s conference season. The month brought Sharon Gentry and Emily Gentry several opportunities to highlight AONN+’s work to advance the navigation profession, reconnect with colleagues, and expand their network.

AONN+ Leadership Advocating on Behalf of Our Members and Patients

Through speaking engagements and other industry-sponsored activities this fall, AONN+ leaders raised awareness and understanding for the challenges of patients with cancer, the resources available to these individuals, and the vital role of navigators in the oncology care continuum.

AONN+ Leaders Past and Present Rally for Sustainability Model at ACS CAN Annual Meeting

The American Cancer Society (ACS) Cancer Action Network (CAN) held its 12th Annual Conference in Washington, DC, on May 10 with a focus on oncology patient navigation sustainability. A series of robust panel discussions that included representation from AONN+ leaders both past and present took place.