Mandi Pratt-Chapman, MA, PhD, HON-OPN-CGAssociate Center Director,
Patient-Centered Initiatives & Health Equity,
GW Cancer Center
Mandi Pratt-Chapman, PhD is Associate Center Director, Patient-Centered Initiatives and Health Equity for the GW Cancer Center. Her research has focused on workforce capacity to advance patient-centered care and health equity in oncology. She led the development of national, consensus-based core competencies; a no-cost training; and a certification process for patient navigators. She was co-PI for the National Cancer Survivorship Resource Center and co-authored 4 holistic clinical practice guidelines on breast, prostate, colorectal and head and neck cancer survivorship care. She has also been PI for 3 and co-PI for 1 Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute-funded projects to inform health services standards for cancer survivorship and catalyze dissemination and implementation of evidence-based cancer survivorship and patient navigation practices. Dr. Pratt-Chapman is also working to improve the health of LGBTQI populations through technical assistance and training for healthcare providers. She has published many papers on effective training to reduce implicit bias and improve self-reported competence in provision of LGBTQI healthcare. Her personal mission is to scale evidence-based practices to optimize health for as many people as possible as quickly as possible.