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Center of Excellence in Cancer Survivorship Leadership

Sharon ManneCo-Director: Sharon Manne, PhD

Dr. Sharon Manne is Professor and Chief, Section of Behavioral Science at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Manne has held continuous National Institute of Health (NIH) funding for 31 years, and has a long-standing research interest in how relationships influence cancer adaptation, as well as testing ways to improve psychosocial and behavioral outcomes for cancer survivors.



Andrew EvensCo-Director: Andrew M. Evens, DO, MSc, FACP

Dr. Andrew M. Evens is a physician-scientist at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, where he is Associate Director for Clinical Services and Director of the Lymphoma Program. In addition, he is the Medical Director of the Oncology Service Line for the RWJBarnabas Health system. Dr. Evens completed a Hematology/Oncology fellowship at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center where he remained overall for 10 years and where he was also Director of Translational Therapeutics. Prior to his Rutgers Cancer Institute appointment, Dr. Evens served as Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology at Tufts Medical Center and as Director of the Tufts Cancer Center in Boston, MA.

CarissaProgram Coordinator: Carissa Greco, MPH

Carissa is the program coordinator for the Center of Excellence in Cancer Survivorship. She maintains all aspects of patient recruitment and retention, IRB submissions and regulatory maintenance, and administrative work for the center. She is experienced in both clinical and social research, patient recruitment, and project management.




Carissa Greco, MPH – Program Coordinator
Email: (preferred)
Phone: 732-235-4092 / 732-209-5175