University of Michigan School of Nursing, Ann Arbor, MI

Encouraging Collaboration and Sharing Lessons Learned

The University of Michigan School of Nursing serves as the National Program Office (NPO) for the Alliance. The NPO supports the program efforts and encourages collaboration among the program partners and community-based organizations to share best practices and lessons learned. The NPO also leads efforts to disseminate information from the Alliance to policymakers and other key stakeholders.

Program Profile Video

Findings from the Evaluation Team

The NPO includes a multi-disciplinary team of qualitative and quantitative researchers, who are tasked with assessing the effectiveness of Alliance programs. Through these efforts, the Alliance identifies and promotes best practices that can enhance the delivery of cancer care.

Preliminary findings can be reviewed below, with more information available on our publications page.

Program Co-Directors

Christopher R. Friese, Ph.D., R.N., A.O.C.N.®, F.A.A.N.
Elizabeth Tone Hosmer Professor of Nursing, Health Management & Policy
Director, Center for Improving Patient and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Nursing
Associate Director for Cancer Control and Population Sciences, University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center
Debra Barton R.N., Ph.D., F.A.A.N.
Associate Dean for Research and Rackham Graduate Programs
Mary Lou Willard French Professor of Nursing
University of Michigan School of Nursing