Dawn Aubel is the Director of Global Patient Relations at Novartis Oncology, ensuring that patients’ perspectives are incorporated in clinical research, as well as improving access to treatment and support. She has been a nurse in the areas of clinical care, population health, and research, for over 30 years.
Aubel received a doctorate in health services organization and leadership, a Master of Science in nursing, as well as a Master of Public Health, from Columbia University. Her undergraduate degree in nursing is from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is certified by the American Nurses Certification Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
Aubel has extensive experience in primary care, cancer survivorship care, and in health services delivery. She has won a number of awards, including the President’s Award for her work in wellness; and the Global Human Resources Award for Energy & Culture for cancer survivorship, and most recently, the eyeforpharma Collaboration Award with Johns Hopkins University.