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Dawn Aubel, EdD, MPH, APN-BC

Co-Chair, CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ Task Force

Director of Patient Relations in Global Development, Medical Affairs, and Breast Cancer at Novartis Oncology

Dawn Aubel is the Director, Global Patient Relations at Novartis Oncology, and the co-chair of the CEO Cancer Gold Standard Task Force. In her previous role, responsible for strategy, design, implementation, and evaluation of health and wellness initiatives for the large employee population of Novartis AG.

She received a doctorate in health services organization and leadership from Teacher’s College, Columbia University, and a master’s of science in nursing, as well as a master’s in public health, from Columbia University. Her undergraduate degree in nursing is from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is certified by the American Nurses Certification Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Dr. Aubel has extensive experience in primary and survivorship care, and in health services delivery. She serves on the leadership team of the CEO Cancer Gold Standard, a program that provides a framework for employers to have a healthier workplace by focusing on cancer risk reduction, early detection, access to clinical trials and high-quality care. Dr. Aubel won the company’s prestigious President’s Award for her work in wellness; and the Global HR Award for the cancer survivorship initiative.