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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
Brittany Moore, MSW, LSW, OSW-C 
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

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. Any general inquiries regarding SWON can also be sent to the SWON Moderator email address:

SWON Moderators:
      Jennifer Blosser
VCU Massey Cancer Center​
  Lisa Capparella

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

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
Patricia Sullivan
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

      Emily Brooks, LMSW
Blount Memorial Hospital Cancer Center
  Becky Cammy, MSW
  Jennifer Dimick, MSSA, LISW-S, OSW-C
Louis Stokes Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center
  Kristin Scheeler, MSSW, APSW, OSW-C
UW Hospital & Clinics
  Andrea Strouth, MSW
Providence Health & Services

Staff Liaison

Patricia Sullivan
Marketing Communications Manager
Phone: (847) 686-2357