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Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Advisory Boards

External Advisory Board

  • Louis Weiner, MD (Chair): Director, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • Roshan Bastani, PhD: Director, Disparities Reserach & Co-Director, Prevention & Control Research, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • John H. Bushweller, PhD: Leader, Chemical & Structural Biology Program, University of Virginia Cancer Center

  • Robert L. Coleman, MD: Vice Chairman, Clinical Research, Department of Gynecologic Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

  • Jef De Brabander, PhD: Julie and Louis Beecherl Jr Chair in Medical Science & Professor of Biochemistry, Co-Director, Chemistry and Cancer Scientific Program, Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • Michael Ittmann, MD, PhD: Director, Human Tissue Acquisition & Pathology Shared Resource, Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine

  • Catriona Jamieson, MD, PhD: Deputy Director, Professor of Medicine and Chief, Division of Regenerative Medicine, Koman Family Presidential Endowed Chair in Cancer Research, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

  • Anita Kinney, PhD: Professor of Epidemiology; Associate Director, Cancer Health Equity & Engagement, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

  • Kit Lam, MD, PhD: Professor & Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Mol. Medicine, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • Primo "Lucky" Lara, Jr., MD: Director, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Codman-Radke Endowed Chair for Cancer Research, Executive Associate Dean for Cancer Programs

  • Meredith Mullins, JD, MBA: Higher Education Project Consultant, Huron Consulting Group

  • Keith D. Paulsen, PhD: Co-Director, Cancer Imaging and Radiobiology Research Program, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer

  • Kevin Shannon, MD: Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Cellular & Mol. Pharmacology, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

  • Cheryl Willman,  MD: Director and CEO, University of New Mexico Cancer Center

Community Engagement Board

  • Dr. Stony Anderson, President, California Colorectal Cancer Coalition

  • Isabel Becerra, Executive Director, Coalition of Community Health Centers Orange County

  • Karen Blanco, Manager, Hospital Systems, American Cancer Society

  • Michelle Burroughs, Deputy Director & Financial Administrative Officer, UC Riverside School of Medicine

  • Megan Klink, Executive Director, Susan G Komen Orange County

  • Deborah Levy, Executive Director, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Maria Matza, PhD, RNC, PHN, Associate Professor, CSUF & Vice President, OC NAHN, National Association of Hispanic Nurses, Orange County

  • Becky Nguyen, Executive Director, Vietnamese American Cancer Foundation

  • Gabriela Robles, Vice President, Community Partnership Fund, Providence/St Joseph Health System

  • David Souleles, Deputy Director, Orange County Health Care Agency