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Last Updated: 10/23/08

Shanda Finnigan, RN, BSN, CCRC
Health Program Specialist

Shanda Finnigan, RN, BSN, CCRC

Shanda Finnigan, RN, BSN, CCRC joined the National Cancer Institute in July, 2003 first as a contractor serving as Deputy Program Manager and then as Co-Program Manager for the Protocol and Information Office (PIO) and then in July 2006 as Health Program Specialist serving CTEP as a federal employee. Her current duties include oversight of the PIO contract, process analysis, data management, data analysis and data mining. She also provides some oversight of the CTEP Information Technology (IT) contract and advises CTEP on various IT and process-related initiatives. Ms. Finnigan began her career as a practicing RN in oncology and then moved to clinical research at a small non-profit conducting multi-center clinical trials in oncology and gerontology and at various times served as research nurse, clinical research associate, data manager and data analyst. She has received two NCI Merit awards and an NIH Directors award. Ms. Finnigan is currently completing her Masters of Public Health degree at the George Washington University.