APAO Delegates and Liaisons 


AAPA/APAO Medical Liaison to ASCO


Laura Mitchell is a Hematology/Oncology Physician Assistant at the Atlanta VA Medical Center in Decatur, GA where she serves on the inpatient consulting team.  She graduated from Mercer University Physician Assistant program in 2014. Upon graduation, she spent 5 years working in Primary Care in urban and rural settings of West Georgia then transitioned to inpatient Hematology/Oncology in 2020. Laura is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology, Georgia Association of Physician Assistants and African Heritage Physician Assistant Caucus where she serves as the Scholarship Committee Chair.  Her vision as a physician assistant is to not only provide quality care but to also educate patients of their disease, complications, treatments including lifestyle changes, that will lead to an improved quality of life.  In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, spending time with family and friends, cheering on her local sports team. Laura looks forward to representing AAPA, APAO as Medical Liaison to ASCO. 

AAPA House of Delegates 

Heather Hylton, PA-C

Heather Hylton, PA-C

Heather Hylton is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine’s Physician Assistant Program and completed the MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Postgraduate Physician Assistant Program in Oncology. Her clinical background is in hematologic malignancies and stem cell transplantation. She has served in key administrative and clinical roles at leading healthcare facilities, including the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She is a past president of the APAO and is actively involved with the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and AAPA. In her free time, Heather is an avid and adventurous traveler.

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AAPA House of Delegates Alternate

Jennifer Reinhart, PA-C

Jennifer Reinhart, PA-C

Jennifer Reinhart has been a practicing PA for the past 7 years. She graduated from Marist College with her B.S in Biology in 2007. She then went on to obtain her MS in advanced physician assistant studies from Wagner College in 2012. Upon graduation she started practicing in general hematology/oncology at Advantage Care Physicians in Staten Island, NY. In 2016 she moved to Mount Sinai Hospital, where she continues to practice today, specializing in Multiple Myeloma and bone marrow biopsies. She sits on the Mount Sinai PA council where she is also a member of the PA mentorship committee and PA volunteer committee. She has been a member of APAO since 2013. She loves to advocate for our profession bringing PAs to the forefront of medicine. In her spare time she enjoys teaching dance and spending time with family and friends.   

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APAO Members who serve on ASCO Committees

Heather Hylton, PA-C

Member, Clinical Practice Committee's Advanced Practice Providers Task Force  

Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical Oncology-Oncology Practice

CancerLinQ Oncology Leadership Council (AAPA Representative)

Advisory Panel, Cancer.net


Todd Pickard, PA-C

Chair, Advanced Practice Provider  Task force

Member,  Clinical Practice Committee

Member, ASCO eLearning Editorial Board

Member, Cancer.net review Board


Eric Tetzlaff, PA-C

Member, Advanced Practice Provider Task Force

Member, Oncology Clinician Well-being Task Force