Linda House, RN, BSN, MSMExecutive Vice President, External Affairs, Cancer Support Community, Washington, DC
Linda House joined the Cancer Support Community in February 2012 as Executive Vice President of External Affairs where she oversees the development, marketing and communications and public policy efforts of the national organization. Linda joined CSC with nearly 30 years of experience working in the cancer care environment, several of them being direct patient care in the acute oncology and hospice care setting.
Immediately prior to joining CSC, Linda served as Executive Director of St. Vincent Cancer Care in Indianapolis where she led a team of individuals to provide care across the full cancer continuum. Prior to that, Linda was Senior Director of Advocacy and Professional Relations for Lilly Oncology working with patient and professional organizations on programs and broad issues related to cancer care.
Linda serves in a variety of advisory roles in the national cancer community including the National Cancer Institute Director's Consumer Liaison Group, the Leadership Council for the Academy of Oncology Nurse Navigators, C-Change Together Value of Cancer Care and Workforce panels, the American Cancer Society and also the American Society for Clinical Oncology panels on palliative and hospice care and the patient advisory board for the Patent Resource Cancer Guide to name a few. Linda is also an active volunteer with a number of organizations in her local community.