Marie Allen Named President of Cancer Treatment Centers of America® Chicago Board of Directors
CHICAGO, Aug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) Chicago is proud to announce Marie Allen as the new president of the CTCA® Chicago Board of Directors. The appointment follows Allen's eight years of service as a member of the board, including the past three years of concurrent service on the CTCA Comprehensive Cancer Care Network National Board of Directors.
"It's an honor and privilege to serve CTCA patients and families," said Allen. "I look forward to supporting continued growth and expansion of the CTCA patient care footprint as we implement and refine strategies to support as many patients as possible."
In her new role, Allen will focus on fostering the growth of CTCA Chicago Outpatient Care Centers across the larger metropolis. Earlier this year, the first CTCA Chicago Outpatient Care Center opened on East Illinois Street in Chicago (one block east of Michigan Avenue) to provide patients with convenient and immediate access to advanced technology, oncology consultation and integrative cancer care. Additionally, the CTCA Comprehensive Care and Research Center in suburban Chicago continues to reach new milestones with the launch of The TAPUR Study™, Magnet® reaccreditation, recertification for the American Society of Clinical Oncology Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI) and more.
"CTCA remains committed to delivering clinical excellence, innovation and patient-centered care, and Marie's business acumen, extensive knowledge in health care/physician practice management and organizational development adds tremendous value to these efforts," said Scott Jones, president and CEO, CTCA Chicago. "As board president for the CTCA Chicago region and a continued member of our national board, her leadership holds ongoing importance for the patients and families we serve."
Allen is president and founder of The Allen Group Executive Search, Ltd. The Allen Group conducts retained searches for senior executive talent across all industries and functional areas including board director placements. She is also a co-founder of the Private Director's Association's Tampa affiliate. For more information about Marie Allen, visit www.cancercenter.com/about/ctca/leadership/marie-allen.
About Cancer Treatment Centers of America®
Cancer Treatment Centers of America Global, Inc. (CTCA) is a comprehensive cancer care network of hospitals and outpatient care centers in Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Tulsa. Specializing in the treatment of adult cancer patients, CTCA® offers an integrative approach to care that combines surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy with advancements in precision cancer treatment and supportive therapies designed to manage side effects and enhance quality of life both during and after treatment. CTCA also offers a range of clinical trials for cancer patients with the objective of revealing new treatments supported by scientific and investigational research. CTCA patient satisfaction scores consistently rank among the highest for all cancer care providers in the country. Visit cancercenter.com, Facebook.com/cancercenter and Twitter.com/cancercenter for more information.