We are very pleased to announce the arrival of Elyse Gellerman, MHS who will join the NET Research Foundation as the Senior Administrative Officer, officially beginning her role on September 14, 2016. In her role, she will manage operations and will work with the team to develop and implement the Foundation’s strategic, business, marketing and financial plans.
“I am proud to be joining the NETRF team, which has made such a significant contribution to research and understanding of neuroendocrine cancer,” says Ms. Gellerman. “I am excited to support this vital work on behalf of thousands of patients and their families.”
“Elyse brings a wealth of health care and non-profit experience and a deep, mission-centered commitment to our work”, said Ron Hollander, NETRF Executive Director.” She has a track record of results-oriented management that will be invaluable as we accelerate the scope and pace of our research for cures.”
Elyse was previously a Regional Vice President for Sarah Cannon, the oncology service line for Hospital Corporation of America (HCA). Her focus in that role was the growth and development of oncology programs across a two-state, eight-hospital region, working closely with physicians, clinicians, and researchers. She has extensive experience in not-for-profit and corporate healthcare operations, strategic development, management consulting and marketing. She has served in key roles for Susan G Komen, as an Affiliate Board President and National Board member, and as a leadership volunteer for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. In 2011, Elyse was recognized by the White House as a Champion for Change in the fight against Breast Cancer.
Elyse has a Bachelor’s Degree from Cornell University and a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Systems from the University of Denver.