Linda House has a long-standing history with the Cancer Support Community. First she served as a local, affiliate volunteer and now, as President of the headquarters office. In her current role, Linda oversees several areas of CSC including the Research and Training Institute, the Cancer Policy Institute, and the Institute for Excellence in Psychosocial Care, which encompasses the three core pillars of the organization. Throughout her time at CSC, she has been accountable for each of the functions of the organization including strategic growth and development and marketing and communications. Linda joined CSC after many years working in the cancer care environment, including over a decade of direct patient care as a registered nurse and in leadership positions in the acute oncology and hospice care setting.
Immediately prior to joining CSC, Linda served as Executive Director of St. Vincent Cancer Care in Indianapolis where she led a team of individuals to provide care across the full cancer continuum. Prior to that, Linda was Senior Director of Advocacy and Professional Relations for Lilly Oncology working with patient and professional organizations on programs and broad issues related to cancer care.
Linda serves in a variety of advisory roles in the national cancer community and is also an active volunteer with a number of organizations in her local community.