Moving Through Cancer Task Force

The mission of the Moving Through Cancer (MTC) initiative is to assure that all people living with and beyond cancer are assessed, advised, referred to and engaged in appropriate exercise and rehabilitation programming as standard of care. 

This initiative is housed under ACSM’s Exercise is Medicine (EIM) initiative. The MTC initiative is directed by the MTC Task Force, which is purposely multidisciplinary and international. This task force reports up through the EIM Governance Board and the ACSM Board of Trustees. Task Force members through 2022 include:

Moving Through Cancer Task Force
Kathryn Schmitz, Ph.D., M.P.H., FACSM, FTOS
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Associate Director, Population Sciences
Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Expert Panel Member, YMCA/Livestrong Foundation Cancer Survivorship Collaborative
Immediate Past President, American College of Sports Medicine
Nicole L. Stout, D.P.T, CLT-LANA, FAPTA
Western Virginia University
Research Assistant Professor, School of Medicine

WVU Cancer Institute, Cancer Prevention and Control

Co-Chair, WHO Technical Working Group on Cancer
Rehabiliation Guidelines 

Chair, American Board of Physical Therapy: Oncology Specialty Council

Anna Campbell, Ph.D., M.B.E. 
Edinburgh Napier University
Associate Professor, School of Applied Sciences
Consultant, Macmillan Cancer Care
Anna L. Schwartz, Ph.D. F.N.P.-B.C., F.A.A.N.
Northern Arizona University
Associate Professor, School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services
Co-Director, Research Core for the Center for American Indian Resilience
Board Member, American Cancer Society: Nutrition and Physical Activity
Jennifer Ligibel, M.D.
Director, Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies and Healthy Living
Director, Center for Faculty Well-Being
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Jonas M. Sokoloff, D.O. 
New York University Langone Health
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Director, Oncological Rehabilitation



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