Dr. Zon worked as a pharmaceutical research investigator and manager of medical diagnostic product research and development prior to medical school. She has earned her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine, completed her residency at St. Vincent Hospital and Health Care Center in Indianapolis, and a fellowship in medical oncology and hematology at Indiana University Cancer Center. Dr. Zon maintains an active certification in medical oncology.
She has served as past Medical Director of Oncology Research at Memorial Hospital and NCI CCOP Associate and then Principal Investigator until 2013 for the Northern Indiana Cancer Research Consortium, the only NCI designated Community Cancer Oncology Program in the state of Indiana. Dr. Zon volunteers as a leader for the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the world’s premier global oncology professional organization. Currently she is Past Chair of the Government Relations Committee, Past Chair of the Clinical Practice Committee, served on the Board of Directors from 2010 to 2013, Chair of the Pathways Taskforce, and Chair of the Oncology Practice Conference, along with many other ASCO related responsibilities.
Dr. Zon is a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Additional volunteer activities included being Vice-Chair of the Hoosier Cancer Research Group (formerly Hoosier Oncology Group), and past Board member of RiverBend Cancer Services and the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care. Dr. Zon has received ASCO’s National Advocate for the Year Award and is often called upon by the Institute of Medicine, the National Cancer Institute and the federal government to offer guidance and share her expertise.