Our staff works closely with members all over Wisconsin. Let us know how we can support your work!

Allison Antoine, MPH, CHES

Outreach Program Manager

Allison Antoine (she/her/hers) guides our outreach team in planning and delivering resources and technical assistance to help our members implement evidence-based interventions across the cancer care continuum, with an emphasis on health equity throughout. Allison received her Master of Public Health from the Medical College of Wisconsin, is a Certified Health Education Specialist, and is fluent in Spanish. She is the former Chair of the executive team of the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors Cancer Council and is an active member of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable. Allison enjoys running marathons, yoga, reading, experimenting in the kitchen, and exploring new places with her family.

Focus Areas
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Cancer screening
  • Grants program
Contact

(608) 262-8249

Allison Antoine

Beth Brunner

Program Director

Beth Brunner (she/her/hers) oversees the strategic direction of the Wisconsin Cancer Collaborative, where she works closely with our Steering Committee to support the statewide implementation of the Wisconsin Cancer Plan. Beth leads our collaboration with partners to advance innovative programs that identify and address opportunities to reduce the burden of cancer, particularly in communities where the burden is greatest. Beth joined the Wisconsin Cancer Collaborative after working for the American Cancer Society for 20 years, where she was dedicated to initiatives that prevent and detect cancer, as well as strategic business planning, external partnerships, and grant management. Beth loves spending time with her family, relaxing with friends, watching her children’s sporting events and school musicals, and cheering on her Wisconsin Badgers.

Focus Areas
  • Strategic vision
  • Community partnerships
  • Steering Committee
Contact

(608) 262-8599

Beth Brunner

Alexandria Cull Weatherer, MPH

Outreach Specialist

Alexandria Cull Weatherer (she/her/hers) supports our members’ work in cancer survivorship and cancer vaccine promotion. Alexandria received a Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University and has worked to advance adult and childhood immunization at the International Vaccine Access Center in Baltimore and as a public health educator with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Most recently, Alexandria worked as a scientific analyst evaluating program impact for the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. She loves traveling, dance, and spending time with family.

Focus Areas
  • HPV vaccine promotion
  • Hepatitis B vaccine promotion
  • Cancer survivorship
Contact

(608) 262-2774

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Alex Peeters, CHES

Outreach Specialist

Alex Faust (she/her/hers) provides our members with education and outreach related to cancer risk reduction, with a special focus on alcohol and cancer. She has a Bachelor of Science in Public Health and Community Health Education from UW-La Crosse and is a Certified Health Education Specialist. Before joining our team, Alex helped health care systems more effectively treat tobacco use and dependence, as an outreach specialist for the UW-Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention. In her free time, Alex enjoys doing anything outdoors with her husband, son, and fluffy golden retriever.

Focus Areas
  • Cancer risk reduction
  • Alcohol and cancer risk
  • Tobacco
Contact

(608) 265-9129

Alex Faust

Amy Johnson, JD

Policy Coordinator

Amy Johnson (she/her/hers) leads policy-related efforts for the Wisconsin Cancer Collaborative. She monitors state and federal policy issues, educates our staff and membership on policy-related issues, and develops member resources such as issue briefs and our quarterly Policy Review newsletter. Amy began her career in public policy as staff to a US senator and later worked as a federal and state lobbyist on health care issues. She holds a law degree from Drake University. When away from the office, Amy enjoys researching her ancestors and watching international crime shows.

Focus Areas
  • Cancer policy (local, state, federal)
  • Policy Committee
  • Policy-related resource development
Contact

(608) 262-7285

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Noelle LoConte, MD

Principal Investigator

Dr. Noelle LoConte (she/her/hers) is an associate professor of medicine at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center. She completed medical school at the University of Illinois at Chicago and is one of only a few physicians practicing in the Midwest with dual fellowship training in both medical oncology and geriatrics. Dr. LoConte’s clinical interests are in gastrointestinal cancers and cancer of any type in older adults. She is the Principal Investigator for multiple federal grants, as well as clinical trials of new chemotherapies for gastrointestinal cancers, from Phase I through Phase III studies. Dr. LoConte serves on various committees at the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and has become a national leader in researching and raising public awareness about the connection between alcohol consumption and cancer risk. She is a Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears fan.

Focus Areas
  • Program oversight
  • Cancer treatment
  • Alcohol and cancer risk
Noelle LoConte, MD

Tina Pap

Member Engagement Specialist

Tina Pap (she/her/hers) manages our membership database and is a leader in coordinating and executing the Wisconsin Cancer Summit and other events. She also serves as a liaison between internal and external partners. Tina has a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and Marketing from Northern Michigan University. Known as our Yooper transplant, she is a lover of all things related to sports, the outdoors, and chocolate, especially chocolate chip cookies.

Focus Areas
  • Member events (Summit, Regional Meetings, Webinars)
  • Membership support
Contact

(608) 265-9322

Tina Pap

Brian Touhey

Communications Specialist

Brian Touhey (he/him/his) supports the Wisconsin Cancer Collaborative as a Communications Specialist. He has extensive experience in communications strategy and materials development, including 17 years with the American Cancer Society.

Focus Areas
  • Communications
  • Resources
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