Advisory Committee

Includes the last five past Presidents. Advises the Executive Council, functions as the Nominating and Resolutions Committees, and nominates the Margaret Hay Edwards Award recipient.

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Chair (Immediate Past President)

Amr Soliman, MD, PhD (2021)

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Gilad Amiel, MD (2020)

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Levi Ross, PhD, CHES (2019)

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David Wiljer, PhD (2018)


Dr. David Wiljer is the Director of Knowledge Management and eHealth Innovation for Oncology Education and the Radiation Medicine Program at Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health Network. He is also an Assistant Professor and the Director of Continuing Education in the Department of Radiation Oncology in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. David is the founding Chair of a national working group, the Canadian Committee for Patient Accessible Electronic Health Records (CCPAEHR), dedicated to involving patients in their EHR. With an expertise in knowledge exchange and impact assessment, he has led the research, development, implementation and assessment of complex informatics initiatives for cancer care. His work includes an online social networking software, Caring Voices, Lymph-Line, a research initiative funded by CBCRA to support Lymphedema patients, and Getting Results, a portal providing malignant hematology patients access to elements of their health record, the recipient of an inaugural Minister of Health innovation award for process redesign.  David recently received the Cancer Patient Education Network (CPEN) Gold Star Award for his contribution in the field of informatics for patient education.

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Karen Patricia Williams, PhD (2017)

For nearly 20 years, Dr. Karen Patricia Williams has been developing and refining her knowledge of and experience with the distinctive community networks utilized by racial and ethnic groups in the United States. She has been able to view breast and cervical cancer prevention and control from the unique perspective of community-based systems as well as health services research. As a tenured associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Dr. Williams has been involved in the evolution of women’s health research from fragmentation to the transition of bench to bedside to barrio (community) through use of mix methodology, quantitative and qualitative. She has more than near 14 years’ experience as a proposal reviewer for various Federal agencies, foundations and universities. She regularly reviews manuscripts for journals and is an associate editor for the Journal of Cancer Education, the crown jewel of the American Association for Cancer Education. Considered an independent researcher by gold standard of the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Williams’ NIH funding solidified her program of research for Community and Familial Solutions for Cancer Disparities. She is a graduate of Temple University and Michigan State University. She has authored peer-reviewed papers, reports and book chapters. She is a past president of board of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Greater Lansing Affiliate is a member of the Michigan Cancer Consortium Breast Cancer Committee and was a former co-chair of the Minority Women’s Health Panel of Experts with the United States Public Health Service’s Office on Women’s Health. She currently serves as chair of the Links, Incorporated Central Area Health and Human Services Facet.

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