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Lana Uhrig

Lana Uhrig is the Executive Director for the newly established Naples Cancer Advisors serving our SWFL community. Lana is an accomplished healthcare executive with extensive experience in healthcare operations, strategic planning and community engagement. She received her Ph.D. in Public Health from The Ohio State University, an MBA from Franklin University, and a Bachelor's in nursing from Ohio University. 

Previously, Lana served as the VicePresident & Chief Nursing Officer for Emory Healthcare-Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and the Executive Administrative Director of the 
University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute. With over 30 years of experience in the healthcare field, she has been recognized as a subject matter expert in the devel­opment, implementation, and growth of cancer programs and non-profit start-ups and administration. 

Arriving in South Florida in early 2023,  Lana has been instrumental in opening Naples Cancer Advisors (NCA), a second location for the Cincinnati Cancer Foundation. Naples Cancer Advisors mission is to provide platinum-level consultation services including second opinions, referrals, clinical trial navigation, financial navigation, and precision oncology services such as genetic testing and counseling to Southwest Florida residents diagnosed with cancer. As a 501c3 non-profit organization powered by the generosity of private donors, we are proud to offer these services at no cost to the patient.  

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Position: 

Executive Director
 

Ph.D.: 

The Ohio State University
 

Master’s Program:

Franklin University
 

Undergraduate Studies:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Ohio University
 

lanauhrig@naplescanceradvisors.org

RN, MBA, PhD

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