Ms. Visco is a 25-year survivor of Breast Cancer and has been very active in advocacy. She is President of the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC), an advocacy coalition of more than 600 organizations and tens of thousands of individual members. Ms. Visco previously
served on the President’s Cancer Panel Special Commission on Breast Cancer and has been twice named one of the 40 most influential people in the Pharmaceutical Industry by World Pharmaceutical Frontiers Magazine.
She lectures nationally and internationally on the politics of breast cancer and women’s health advocacy issues. She also offers scientific and governmental policy presentations to research, governmental and scientific entities.
Highly involved with the West of Scotland Patient and Public Involvement in Research Group, Ms. Milligan was the Principle Investigator for an NIHR CLAHRC Study with Imperial College branch which had a huge PPI focus. Part of her remit was engaging with service user with respect to the intervention design and also interfacing with volunteers.
Currently a Public Partner with Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS) with membership of Clinical and Care Governance and Cancer Quality Performance Indicator working groups. Also involved with proof reading patient information leaflets for HIS.