Message from the Chair: Don’t wait until it’s too late

Room is running out for the 2020 NACCDO-PAMN Annual Conference at Niagara-on-the-Lake, in Ontario, Canada. We want you to be there as we take over the tourist destination from May 18-21. Learn more, and register. And don’t miss this fun video by our fantastic conference host, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Conference topics will include:…

Avoiding Annual Report Anxiety

by Meredith Vehar, MPA Associate Director of Communications Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah You know it’s fall when the air is crisper, sunlit days are shorter, leaves turn…and annual report anxieties elevate. Where did the time go? Who said that quote? Was that event even this year? For those of us on…

Tips For Traveling to Canada for NACCDO-PAMN 2020

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center is excited to welcome our colleagues and friends at Niagara-on-the-Lake for the 30th anniversary of the NACCDO-PAMN conference. Never traveled to Canada? Don’t worry, we have you covered. First, make sure you have a valid passport! Watch the video below for some additional tips, click here for travel information from…

Congrats, New Steering Committee Members!

We are pleased to announce the election of five new members to the Public Affairs & Marketing Network (PAMN) Steering Committee. Learn more about them below! Lindsey Gruenberg, Marketing and Communications Manager, Weill Cornell Medicine Lindsey Gruenberg leads the development and implementation of a strategic marketing and communications plan supporting the clinical and research endeavors…

Message from the Chair: 2020 vision and beyond

Our thanks go out to all attendees of NACCDO-PAMN 2019 in Oklahoma City, hosted by Stephenson Cancer Center at The University of Oklahoma. We’ve received good feedback about the quality of the content and conference overall – momentum we’ll continue as we set our sights on 2020. Next year’s conference will be at Niagara-on-the-Lake, in…

Making the Transition from News to PR

Compiled by University of Mississippi Medical Center Public Affairs writers The transition from writing for a news organization to working for an academic medical center is more seamless than it first appears. Several former news reporters, editors and photographers identified these differences and similarities. Similarities: AP style still rules. Most stories and videos are produced…

Charles Mullighan named St. Jude Comprehensive Cancer Center Deputy Director

The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Center has appointed Charles G. Mullighan, MBBS, MD, deputy director. In this new position, Mullighan will help guide precision medicine, preclinical and other strategic research initiatives for the center, which is the nation’s first and only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. He…

Strengthening Your Organization’s Reputation Online

As NCI Centers, we take great pride in our organization’s reputation in cancer treatment and research. Typically, when your organization has a strong and positive reputation, a reputation strategy exists and is reinforced however may not be a main priority to optimize. However, with increasing cancer care providers and the growing demand of consumers online,…

Imaging in Cancer Immunotherapy Research Symposium

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will host the Imaging in Cancer Immunotherapy Annual Research Symposium Friday, March 29, in Memphis, Tennessee. Experts from St. Jude and other leading institutions will present a series of lectures on the background and current state of immunotherapy, as well as new innovations and the future of imaging in immunotherapy.…

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