Co-Director, Virginia Mason Medical Center Testicular Cancer Clinic; Executive Officer, Cancer Prevention and Control
Represented: Researchers (Clinical Trialists)
Craig R. Nichols is Co-Director of the Virginia Mason Medical Center Testicular Cancer Clinic and Executive Officer of Cancer Prevention and Control (formerly the Southwest Oncology Group). He has a career-long interest in rare malignant diseases and the development of clinical trials focused on cancer. He serves on the boards of several cancer nonprofits, including LIVESTRONG, is an Executive Officer for one of the national cancer cooperative groups; and has extensive service with the National Cancer Institute, national and international cancer research organizations, and cancer nonprofit organizations. He has significant experience and recent training in medical informatics, clinical decision support, and novel patient and provider engagement. He has personal experience in care of elderly family with life-limiting illnesses and assists in the care of two children with chronic illnesses. His previous involvement with PCORI includes participation in formative meetings, serving as a reviewer, and applying to PCORI funding announcements. He currently participates in two PCORI projects as a contributor.
Nichols served as a member of the Advisory Panel on Clinical Trials from April 2014 - September 2015.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures
As of January 23, 2015:
- The American Society of Clinical Oncology, Board Member and Executive Committee Member