Areas of expertise:
Hematology/Medical Oncology, Surivorship Issues, Caregiver Issues, Nutrition during Treatment, Side-effect Management
Eric came to Life with Cancer in January 2004 after working as an oncology and bone marrow transplant nurse on the inpatient unit of the Inova Fairfax Cancer Center. As Program Manager of Patient and Family Education, Eric meets with both inpatients and outpatients to discuss their diagnosis, treatment plan, management of side-effects and available resources. Eric is also responsible for developing Life with Cancer’s Web site, social media outlets, and patient teaching materials that are currently used throughout Inova Health System. Additionally, he specializes in issues young adults with cancer face. Eric is an Oncology Certified Nurse and is an active member of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) where he is currently serving at the national level on the ONS Nominating Committee.