Lisa Marquette Porat

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Lisa Marquette Porat, LCSW, OSW-C

Director Oncology Stakeholder and Media Relations

Lisa Marquette Porat is the Director of Oncology Stakeholder & Media Relations for Cullari Communications Global. Ms. Porat brings over 25 years of experience in the health care industry as an oncology social worker and health communication/public relations executive in both private and public settings. With a primary expertise in the field of oncology, Lisa’s practice focus is oncology brand development, clinical trial recruitment, health education and organizational leadership.

Prior to working with CCG, Lisa has done consulting with various pharmaceutical and non-profit groups as well as was the Senior Vice President and Head of Oncology for a Washington, D.C. health communications firm. She also worked for Eli Lily Pharmaceuticals in oncology marketing and was the founding clinical program director of the Cancer Support Community-Central Indiana.

Lisa’s passion for education and community engagement extends to her serving as associate faculty professor at Indiana University School of Social Work, as well as serving on numerous local and national Boards. Lisa is a past-president of the Association of Oncology Work, current member of the IU Alumni board of directors and past member of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society board of directors. Lisa also was the 2016 recipient of the Leadership in Oncology in Oncology Social Work Award from the Association of Oncology Social Work. Improving the quality of life of those touched by cancer by connecting industry, advocacy and the patient community sums up Lisa’s passion for her work.