Jean M. Lynn, RN, MPH, OCN®
3180 18th Street, No., Arlington, VA 22201
703-527-2954 (H) 703-582-9875 (Mobile)
Senior clinical leader with broad experience in cancer program development and management.
Expertise in clinical program and organizational start ups, health policy, and clinical research.
Faculty member and frequent speaker at national and international oncology meetings. Numerous
oncology publications. National advocacy experience and leadership in professional associations.
Strong abilities mobilizing community organizations to support program development. Masters in
Public Health and Certified Oncology Nurse.
• Developed the first comprehensive Breast Center and a Mobile Mammography Program
to reach underserved women in the Washington metropolitan area.
• Coordinated start-up for Cancer Expert Corp to support excellence in clinical research to
underserved locations in the U.S and internationally.
• Developed the 1st Women’s Health Congress at George Washington University focused
on the lay community
• Implemented the 1st Reach to Recovery™ Program in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Conducted training of nurses and development of a nurse managed breast-screening
clinic for women in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
• Participated on Nurse Advisory Boards and Speaker’s Bureau for two major
pharmaceutical companies that included development of marketing and educational tools
and programs on national and international basis
• Co-founder and President of the Breast Cancer Care Foundation
www.breastcancercarefoundation.org – a foundation to assist underserved women with
NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE, Rockville, MD 2005-present
through its prime research sub-contract with SAIC-Frederick, Inc.
(A subsidiary of Science Applications International Corporation)
Director, Cancer Expert Corps (CEC)
Radiation Research Program
Provide support in the startup phase of the CEC, the development and maintenance of clinical
research infrastructure related to the project, and the coordination of potential NCI, extramural
and international participants. Establish and manage the Cancer Experts Corps, a cadre of experts
to assist the cancer disparities institutions as they develop their clinical research programs. Assist
in the development of the necessary research infrastructure, including recruiting and coordinating
Jean M. Lynn
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CLINICAL ONCLOGY, Alexandria, VA 2005
Oncology Nurse Consultant
Provided expertise on special projects related to oncology practice and legislative issues.
Developed manuscript for the Journal of Clinical Oncology for Cancer Research Dept.
ONCOLOGY HEALTHCARE CONSULTANT, Arlington, VA 2004
Provided strategic business expertise for clients with oncology services and products; grant
writing, development of medical and oncology education programs to include a CD-ROM CEU
program for oncology nurses on targeted therapies; wrote publications on cancer research and
policy. Clients include American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Oncology Nursing
Society (ONS) The Wellness Community (TWC) Northern Virginia Community College,
(NVCC) Healthmark Media and Matthews Media Group, Inc. (MMG).
MATTHEWS MEDIA GROUP, INC., Rockville, MD 2004
Vice President, Oncology
Provided strategic business expertise for clients with oncology products for clinical trial
recruitment; development of promotional materials for patients and physicians; identifying
experts in specific disease entity and organizing principal investigator meetings; assisted with
identifying appropriate names for clinical trials and patient materials for recruitment to Phase I,
II, and III clinical trials.
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, Washington, DC 1982-2004
Served in a variety of positions with increasing responsibility
Program Director, Breast Care Center and
Mobile Mammography Operations 1992-2004
Developed the 1st Breast Care Center and Mobile Mammography Program at the George
• Supervised clinical operations that focused on the newly diagnosed breast cancer patient,
as well as overseeing the inception of the mobile mammography program that provided
screening mammograms to women in the corporate and underserved community.
• Grant writing and supervision of grant applications, budgets, and personnel, setting
clinical and operational standards for both programs. Evaluated, enrolled and provided
data monitoring for patients entered onto Phase II and III clinical trials.
• Promoted outreach and education about breast cancer in the community and served on
several boards of organizations that were involved with breast cancer and community
• Provided clinical breast exam training to nurses and physicians and certification as
MammaCare™ Specialists as an Associate Director of Training for the Mammatech
Clinical Nurse Manager, Cancer Center 1988-1992
Supervised all clinical operations, developed standards of care, protocols for chemotherapy
treatment, recruitment of patients on clinical trials, member of Investigational Review
Jean M. Lynn
Board, hiring of personnel, budgets and strategic planning for the cancer center.
Clinical Nurse IV, Intensive Care Unit 1982 -1988
Provided clinical care to acutely ill patients in the intensive care unit.
Denver General Hospital, Denver, CO 1982
Clinical Staff Nurse, Surgical Intensive Care Unit
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 1977-1981
Gynecologic Oncology Nurse Specialist
The George Washington University
School of Medicine and Health Science, Washington, DC 1997–present
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Health Care Sciences, Surgery and Health Policy
Georgetown University, Washington, DC 2006 –present
Instructor, School of Professional Nursing,
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 2005- 2006
College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Lifetime Medal of Achievement Award from the George Washington University School of
Medicine, May 2003 for lifelong advocacy for prevention and awareness toward victory for a
cure” as Program Director of the Breast Care Center and Mobile Mammography Operations.
Congressional Tribute: Congressional Record, May 14, 2001 by the Honorable James L.
Oberstar, D-MN for breast cancer screening and education.
Oncology Certified Nurse
Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Certification, Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Trainer
End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Educator /Trainer
M.P.H., George Washington University School of
Public Health and Health Services
B.S., Health Care Management,
University of Maryland University College,
College Park, MD
Jean M. Lynn
A.A.S Nurse Education,
Middlesex County College, Edison, NJ
Washington Representative Program, Certificate
The George Washington University
Washington, DC 1984
Licensure District of Columbia # RN45410
Virginia # 00001204708
Oncology Nursing Society
American Nurses Association
Virginia State Nurses Association
American Society of Clinical Oncology
International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care
American Society of Breast Disease
American Association of Cancer Research
American Society for Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology
American Public Health Association
2006- 2007 President, District of Columbia Oncology Nursing
2006- 2009 Board Member, American Society of Breast
2007 - Professional Advisory Board, The Wellness
Community, Greater Washington DC
2003-2004 Chairperson, 1st and 2nd Women’s Health
Congress, George Washington University,
2003-2006 Member, Steering Council, Oncology Nursing Society
2005-2006 Leadership Team Faculty for Oncology Nursing
Society’s Leadership Development Institute
2004 – Grant Reviewer, Scientific Applications
Susan G. Komen Foundation, Dallas, TX
2003- 2006 Board Member, American Cancer Society
Mid-Atlantic Division, Washington, DC
1999- 2002 Board Member, National Breast Cancer Coalition,
Representing the Oncology Nursing Society
2001 Fellow, Leadership Development Institute,
Oncology Nursing Society
2001- Member, Medical Advisory Board
Local Y-Me Affiliate
1998 Graduate, Project LEAD (Leadership,
Education, Advocacy, Development)
Jean M. Lynn
National Breast Cancer Coalition,
1998- Co-Founder and President of the Breast Cancer
Care Foundation. www.breastcancercarefoundation.org
1995- 1996 International Nurse Consultant
King Faisal Hospital, Riyadh, KSA
Trad Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon
Lynn, J.M., Fulvestrant (‘Faslodex’) – A New Hormonal Treatment for Advanced Breast
Cancer. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, Vol.8 No.1001, November 2004.
Lynn, J.M., Segal, H., A Model Breast Care Center at George Washington University.
Oncology Issues. Vol. 19, No.3, May/June 2004.
Lynn, J.M., Rehabilitation and Nursing Care of the Breast Cancer Patient.
Breast Cancer, Roses, D., Churchill Livingstone, 1999, 2005.
Lynn, JM. Breast Tumors, Advance for Nurses, Vol.6 No.7, March 15, 2004. P41.
Lynn, J.M., Surgical Techniques for Breast Cancer, Contemporary Issues in Breast
Cancer, 2nd Ed. Dow, K. Jones Bartlett 2003
Lynn, J.M., The Oncology Nurse’s Role in Educating Patients on Endocrine Therapy for
Metastatic Breast Cancer-Focus on Fulvestrant. Cancer Nursing Supplement to Vol.25,
No.2S, April 2002.
Lynn, J.M., Estrogen Receptor Downregulators: New Advances in Managing Advanced Breast
Cancer. Cancer Nursing Supplement to Vol.25, No.2S, April 2002.
O’Malley, A., Lawrence, W., Liang, W., Yabroff, R., Lynn, J.M., Feasibility of Mobile Cancer
Screening and Prevention. Journal of Health Care for Poor and Underserved, Vol. 13, No.3,
Lynn, J.M., Male Breast Cancer. Men’s Cancers: How to Prevent Them, How To Treat Them,
How to Beat Them. Haylock, P.J., Hunter House, 2001.
Belinson, JL, Lynn, JM, Papillo, J, et.al. Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology in
Management of Gynecologic Cancer. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Belinson JL, Papillo J, Lynn JM, et. al. The Nordstrom Screw and Its Application in
the Management of Gynecologic Cancer. Gynecologic Oncology. 14:89-95.1982
Griffin, J.F., Belinson, J.L., Lynn, J.M., et. al. Combination Chemotherapy of
Ovarian Carcinoma with CAP. Presented at Proceedings of ASCO. April 1981.
Multidisciplinary Care in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Breast Cancer, Oncology
Nursing Society Congress, Orlando, 2005
Jean M. Lynn
The Importance of Quality of Life and Patient Choice in the Treatment of Breast Cancer
Faslodex- A New Hormonal Treatment for Metastatic Breast Cancer. European
Oncology Nursing Society Meeting, Edinburgh, UK 2004
New Horizons Impacting Risk and Diagnosis: Developing a Comprehensive Breast
Center, Pre-Congress Workshop, Oncology Nursing Society Congress, Denver, 2003
Fulvestrant- What a Clinical Nurse Should Know. Oncology Nursing Society Fall
Institute. St. Louis, November, 2001
MammaCare for Breast Examination, Seeking Excellence in Breast Cancer Care: A
Multidisciplinary Symposium. Johns Hopkins Breast Conference, November, 2000
Quality Cancer Care: You can Make a Difference, Oncology Nursing Society Fall
Institute, Salt Lake City, UT, November 1999
Co-Presenter with Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker, Breast Cancer: Prevention
Update, Oncology Nursing Society Fall Institute, Dallas, November 1998
The Nurse as the Breast Cancer Advocate, Keynote Speaker: Third Saudi Oncology Symposium,
Riyadh, October 1996
DCIS: Diagnosis and Treatment, Oncology Nursing Society Congress, Anaheim, April 1995
The Pivotal Role of the Oncology Nurse in Breast Cancer Patient Management,
Maintaining the Balance- Addressing the Changing Needs of the Patient on Long Term
Therapy. Oncology Nursing Society Meeting, San Francisco, 1998
Improving Breast Cancer Care: New Therapies-New Solutions, Oncology Nursing
Society Fall Institute, Washington DC, 1997
How Do Women Know When Their Breast Exam is Normal? Women’s Health
Symposium, World Bank, Washington DC, November 1997