living the mission award

Living The Mission Award

The NCODA Living the Mission Award recognizes members who exemplify the Mission and values of NCODA.
Our Mission is to empower the medically-integrated oncology team to deliver positive, patient-centered outcomes by providing leadership, expertise, quality standards and best practices.

Dr Patel receives the 2021 living the mission award

Latha Radhakrishnan, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS receiving the Living The Mission Award from Jan Montgomery at the 2022 NCODA International Fall Summit

Living the Mission Nomination Criteria

  • NCODA member for at least one year
  • Actively participates in NCODA strategic initiatives
  • Not a member of the Executive Council

***All 2024 peer nominations of the NCODA Living The Mission Award must be submitted by September 13th, 2024! 

How We Choose Our Award Recipients

When choosing our award recipient(s), we’re looking for members who embody our values of being patient-centered and always-collaborative. Nominees should have demonstrated leadership and expertise, adherence to NCODA’s quality standards, and a commitment to best practices.

When considering nominees, the Living the Mission committee reviews several categories of involvement, including committee activity, initiative participation, community cultivation, and volunteerism. 

A team of cancer care specialists give a double thumbs up to the living the mission award

Photo courtesy of New England Cancer Specialists

Submit your nomination using the form below before midnight on September 13, 2024! This award will be presented at our 2024 International Fall Summit. 

Living the Mission Nomination Form

past recipients


Amanda McCauley, BSN, RN, OCN

Norton Cancer Institute, KY


Marie Sirek, PharmD, BCACP, CPP

Billings Clinic, MT


Latha Radhakrishnan, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS

University of Illinois Chicago


Linda Grimsley, CPhT

Virginia Cancer Specialists


Michelle Phillips, PharmD, BCOP

Clinical Staff Pharmacist, Univ. of Rochester Medical Center / UR Specialty Pharmacy


Kashyap Patel, MD, CEO

 Carolina Blood and Cancer Care Associates


Natasha Olson, PharmD

Summit Care Centers, WA


Elizabeth Bettencourt, MSN, RN, OCN

Palo Alto Medical Foundation/Sutter Health, CA


Nora Hansen, CPhT 

Illinois Cancer Specialists, IL


Britny R. Brown, PharmD, BCOP

Women & Infants Hospital, RI


Neal Dave, PharmD

Texas Oncology, TX


Julie Watson, PharmD

Southeast Nebraska Cancer Center, NE


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