Executive Director, THANC Foundation
Erika has worked in the field of development primarily in higher education since 1988—with positions held at Union College, the University of Maryland, and the University of Hartford. She then made a career change to hospital administration and has worked in both mental health and otolaryngology. She has worked with THANC’s Medical Advisor, Mark Urken, MD since 1995 wearing many different hats—and has been Executive Director of THANC since 2007. Her vision for the foundation is to continue to expand upon THANC’s programmatic initiatives with advancements to the Thyroid Cancer Care Collaborative and Head and Neck Cancer Guide which will help to fulfill all three aspects of the mission including research, education and patient support.