Skip to main content

Through their collective expertise, DOTs steward the Cancer Center's clinical research efforts, managing the clinical trials portfolio around the following principles: scientific merit, soundness of trial design, accrual potential, and likelihood for correlative translational science.

  • Facilitate the translation of scientific discoveries to address specific types of cancer
  • Promote multidisciplinary collaboration to address disease-specific questions
  • Determine interest in and commitment to a trial and the potential to accrue
  • Ensure adequate internal review of scientific quality and feasibility of clinical trials, and oversees prioritization of protocols
  • Review clinical research portfolio and develops and brings forward new trials, including investigator-initiated trials
  • Catalyze new multi-investigator, multidisciplinary preclinical and clinical translational research

 

DOT

Leader

Breast Oncology

Ritesh Parajuli, MD
Devon Lawson, PhD
Erin Lin, DO

Gastrointestinal Oncology

Jason Zell, DO
Mehraneh Dorna Jafari, MD

Genitourinary Oncology

Edward Uchio, MD
Michael McClelland, PhD

Gynecologic Oncology

Fabio Cappuccini, MD
Lydia Su, PhD

Hematologic Malignancies

Angela Fleischman, MD, PhD
Deepa Jeyakumar, MD

Neuro-Oncology

Daniela Bota, MD, PhD
Frank Hsu, MD

Skin Cancer

Kenneth Linden, MD, PhD
Bogi Andersen, MD

Tumor Board

Frequency

Contact

Neuro Oncology

Weekly

Naudia Chappell, nchappel@uci.edu

Breast UCIMC/Pacific Breast

Weekly

Naudia Chappell, nchappel@uci.edu

Gastrointestinal

Weekly

Naudia Chappell, nchappel@uci.edu

Genitourinary

Bi-weekly

Naudia Chappell, nchappel@uci.edu

Gynecologic Oncology

Weekly

Leticia Vazquez, lovazque@uci.edu

Head & Neck

Weekly

Andrea Desanto, amdesan1@uci.edu

Hepatobiliary

Weekly

William To, tow@uci.edu

Lung

Bi-weekly

Naudia Chappell, nchappel@uci.edu

Malignant Hematology

Bi-weekly

Naudia Chappell, nchappel@uci.edu

Pigmented Lesion

Monthly

Naudia Chappell, nchappel@uci.edu

Sarcoma

Bi-weekly

Naudia Chappell, nchappel@uci.edu

Please contact us at CancerCenter_Committees1@hs.uci.edu to learn more.