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Role of Active Surveillance in the Management 
of Men With Localized Prostate Cancer - artwork


NIH State-of-the-Science Conference:
Role of Active Surveillance in the
Management of Men With
Localized Prostate Cancer


December 5–7, 2011
Bethesda, Maryland

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Planning Committee

The planning committee was comprised of the conference panel chairperson; representatives from the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Office of Medical Applications of Research, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; as well as representatives from other Federal entities. Additionally, recognized non-Federal key experts in the field were also invited to serve on the planning committee, to accomplish the following six functions:


 

Planning committee members listed below provided their input at a meeting held August 11–12, 2010. The information provided here was accurate at the time of that meeting.


Bhupinder Mann, M.B.B.S.
Planning Chair

Head
Genitourinary and Brain Cancer Therapeutics
Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland


Peter Albertsen, M.D.
Medical Director
UConn Medical Group
Associate Dean
Clinical Research Planning and
   Administration
Associate Dean
Clinical Affairs
Division of Urology
University of Connecticut Health Center
Farmington, Connecticut


Otis W. Brawley, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
American Cancer Society
Atlanta, Georgia


Patricia Ganz, M.D.
Panel and Conference Chairperson
Director
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control
   Research
University of California, Los Angeles
Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
Los Angeles, California


Ingrid Hall, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Lead Epidemiologist/Team Lead
Health Services Research Team
Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia


Barnett S. Kramer, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Director for Disease Prevention
Office of the Director
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland


William Lawrence, M.D., M.S.
Medical Officer
Center for Outcomes and Evidence
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Rockville, Maryland


Kelli K. Marciel, M.A.
Communications Director
Office of Medical Applications of Research
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland


Jeffrey Metter, M.D.
Medical Officer
Longitudinal Studies Section
National Institute on Aging
National Institutes of Health
Baltimore, Maryland


Elizabeth Neilson, M.S.N., M.P.H.
Senior Advisor
Office of Medical Applications of Research
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Susanne Olkkola, M.Ed., M.P.A.
Senior Advisor
Consensus Development Program
Office of Medical Applications of Research
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland


Peter A. Pinto, M.D.
Director
Fellowship Program
Urologic Oncology Branch
National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland


Scott Ramsey, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine and Health
   Services
Associate Member
Cancer Prevention Research Program
Division of General Internal Medicine
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, Washington


Lisa Richardson, M.D., M.P.H.
Medical Officer
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Office of Noncommunicable Diseases
Injury and Environmental Health
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention
   and Health Promotion
Atlanta, Georgia


Mack Roach III, M.D., F.A.C.R.
Professor
Departments of Radiation Oncology and Urology
Chairman
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of California, San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer
   Center
San Francisco, California


Paul F. Schellhammer, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Professor
East Virginia Medical School
Medical Director
Virginia Prostate Center
Norfolk, Virginia


Paris A. Watson
Senior Advisor
Consensus Development Program
Office of Medical Applications of Research
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland


Timothy J. Wilt, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Medicine
University of Minnesota School of Medicine
Core Investigator
Minneapolis VA Center for Chronic Disease
   Outcomes Research
Minneapolis, Minnesota




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