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AOSW Communications Committee

The Communications Committee informs the membership of current and future activities of AOSW and facilitates information exchange among AOSW members and its Board of Directors. The Communications Committee coordinates the activities of the AOSW Navigator, OSW NewsBrief, SWON, website, and public relations with members appointed to direct these activities.

AOSW Communications Director and Communications Committee Chair
Andrea Karoff, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C
Advocacy Illinois Masonic Medical Center

Committee Members

SWON (Social Work Oncology Network)
The electronic mailing and discussion list (commonly known as a listserv) is available to AOSW members through a contracted internet service provider. SWON (Social Work Oncology Network) is the primary listserv for the membership. All messages sent to the main address are distributed to everyone else who has subscribed. The SWON listserv, as a member benefit, is designed to facilitate member communication and share resource information.

SWON Moderators
      Tracy Borgmeyer 
Mercy Hospital & Clinic
  Bryan Miller 
Atlanta Cancer Center

AOSW Navigator
AOSW's bi-monthly e-newsletter with content for and by AOSW members.

KrisAnn Talarico, LCSW, OSW-C
Oregon Health & Sciences University
  Associate Editor
Margo Neal
  Managing Editor
Donald Rolfe
Association of Oncology Social Work

Contributing Editors

      Resources Editor
Kristy Case, LCSW, OSW-C
Carol G. Simon Cancer at Morristown Memorial Hospital
  Professional Development Editor
Sherry Laniado, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C
Community Medical Center
  Books & Film Reviews Editor
Kathy Allen, LSW, OSW-C
York Cancer Center
  Clinical Content Editor
Kelly Brajcich, LICSW, OSW-C
Overlake Hospital Medical Center
  Member Spotlight Editor
Jean Rowe, LCSW, OSW-C, CJT
Young Survival Coalition
  Research Editor
Sophia Smith, PhD, MSW
Duke University

Social Media
The AOSW Social Media team strives to meet the core functions of the organization’s mission statement: networking, education, advocacy, research, and resource development via dissemination of information through online social media channels.

Social Media Coordinator

      Lisa McLaughlin, MSW, LSW, OSW-C
MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper Health

Social Media Volunteers

      Kerry Stanley, LICSW, OSW-C
Fletcher Allen Health Care
  Jennifer Dimick, MSSA, LISW-S, OSW-C
Louis Stokes Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center
  Andrea Strouth, MSW
Providence Health & Services
  Emily Brooks, LMSW
Blount Memorial Hospital Cancer Center
  Kristin Scheeler, MSSW, APSW, OSW-C
UW Hospital & Clinics
  Becky Cammy, MSW
  Katie McFadien, MSW, LSW
Penn Medicine

Staff Liaison

Donald Rolfe
Marketing Communications Manager
Phone: (847) 686-2370