Executive Committee

Executive Committee



Erin Gurd

Erin currently lives in Tampa Florida and has worked at Moffitt Cancer Center for 8 years. Erin currently works as Senior Clinical Dietitian and has worked inpatient and outpatient oncology setting but primarily in the GI oncology outpatient setting. She has been a member of the ON DPG for 7 years and has worked in various positions including awards chair, nominating chair, and webinar chair and currently holds the position of chair-elect. Erin has a special interest in malnutrition and nutrition in GI oncology.




Jill Hamilton-Reeves, PhD, RD, CSO

Dr. Hamilton-Reeves is Professor at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Hamilton-Reeves works with urologists and medical oncologist to foster the discovery of better diet and exercise approaches to benefit patients with cancer. Her nationally funded research program is focused on nutrition interventions in bladder cancer and prostate cancer. Dr. Hamilton-Reeves received her PhD degree in nutrition from the University of Minnesota in 2006. She is an American Cancer Society Research Scholar. Her academic career is devoted to improving patient-outcomes from cancer treatment with diet and physical activity. Her work is supported by the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute.


Past Chair


Mridul Datta

Mridul Datta became a Registered Dietitian because of her interest in the impact of nutrition in oncology care particularly during treatment. She has worked in both inpatient and outpatient clinical dietetics, managed a clinical nutrition department before graduating with a doctoral degree in human/clinical nutrition from University of North Carolina-Greensboro. Mridul is now the Director of the Dietetic Internship and a Clinical Assistant Professor at Iowa State University. Mridul has been engaged in the Oncology Nutrition Dietetics Practice Group for many years, serving as a reviewer for the Oncology Nutrition Connection and more recently a co-editor for this peer-reviewed publication (2017-2020). Mridul is a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.


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