Medical Advisory Board

We are proud to have the advice and guidance of the members listed below — all of whom are leaders in the field of cancer prevention or early detection in the United States — to continually update and review the information we use to educate the public.

Jasjit S. Ahluwalia, M.D., M.P.H, M.S. 

Professor, Alpert Medical School of Brown University 
Professor, Brown University School of Public Health
Associate Director for Cancer Prevention and Control, Legorreta Cancer Center at Brown University 

Michael B. Atkins, MD 

Deputy Director, Georgetown-Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center  
William M. Scholl Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Oncology 
Professor of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center  

Dejana Braithwaite, Ph.D., M.Sc.  

Associate Director for Population Sciences, Professor, Departments of Surgery and Epidemiology, University of Florida Health Cancer Center  

Rachel F. Brem, M.D., F.A.C.R., F.S.B.I.   

Professor and Vice Chair
Director, Breast Imaging and Interventional Center, Department of Radiology
Breast Cancer Program Leader, The George Washington Cancer Center, George Washington University  

Paul A. Bunn Jr., M.D. , F.A.S.C.O. 

Distinguished Professor, James Dudley Chair in Cancer Research, University of Colorado Anschultz Medical Campus

Sigrid V. Carlsson, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H   

Assistant Attending Epidemiologist, Department of Surgery (Urology Service) and  Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center  

Kenneth H. Cowan, M.D., Ph.D.    

Director and Physician in Chief, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer, University of Nebraska Medical Center  

Kevin J. Cullen, M.D.  

Director, Program in Oncology  
Director, University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center 

Riccardo Dalla-Favera, M.D.  

Professor and Director, Institute for Cancer Genetics, Columbia University

William S. Dalton, M.D., Ph.D. 

Founder & Senior Advisor, M2Gen 

Raymond N. DuBois, M.D., Ph.D.  

Associate Provost for Cancer Programs
Director, Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina  

Shelton (Shelley) Earp III, M.D. 

Lineberger Professor, Cancer Research  
Director, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

Stephen B. Edge, M.D., F.A.C.S, F.A.S.C.O   

Vice President, System Quality and Outcomes, Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute  

Harold P. Freeman, M.D.  

Chairman Emeritus and Founder, Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention, Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute 

Patricia A. Ganz, M.D.  

Distinguished Professor, Health Policy and Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health 
Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA 
Director, Cancer Prevention and Control Research, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center  

David M. Gershenson, M.D.  

Professor, Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 

Edward Giovannucci, M.D., Sc.D.  

Anna R. Giuliano, Ph.D.    

Professor and Founding Director of the Center for Immunization and Infection Research in Cancer, Moffitt Cancer Center   

Gary E. Goodman, M.D., M.S. 

Staff Oncologist/Joint Member, Swedish Cancer Institute 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 

Garth Graham, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P, F.A.C.C  

Director and Global Head of Healthcare and Public Health Partnerships, YouTube/Google 

Stanley R. Hamilton, M.D.  

Chair and Professor, Department of Pathology, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center  

Claudia Henschke, Ph.D., M.D.  

Professor of Radiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai  

Elmer E. Huerta, M.D., M.P.H.  

Director, Cancer Preventorium Clinic, George Washington University Cancer Center 
Clinical Professor, Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine  and Health Sciences 

Derek M. Huffman, Ph.D.  

Associate Professor of Molecular Pharmacology and Medicine, 
Director, E-NSC Health Span Core, Albert Einstein College of Medicine  

Lovell A. Jones, Ph.D., F.H.D.R  

Adjunct Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences, Texas A&M University School of Public Health   
Research Faculty, College of Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi  
Professor Emeritus, University of Texas Distinguished Teaching Professor, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center  
Professor Emeritus, University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences  

Karen E. Kim, M.D., M.S.  

Vice Provost for Research, Office of Research and the National Laboratories  
Director, Center for Asian Health Equity, University of Chicago  

Peter Kingham, M.D., F.A.C.S 

Professor, Attending Surgeon, Hepatopancreatobiliary Service  
Director, Department of Surgery, Global Cancer Disparities Initiatives, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center  

Ann G. Kulze, M.D.   

Dr. Ann Wellness, LLC   

Charles (“Chip”) Landen, Jr., M.D., M.S.  

Professor, Gynecologic Oncology, University of Virginia Health System 

Bernard Levin, M.D.  

Professor Emeritus, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center  

Marc E. Lippman, M.D.  

Professor of Oncology and Medicine, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center  

Scott M. Lippman, M.D.  

Distinguished Professor of Medicine,  
Senior Associate Dean and Associate Vice Chancellor for Cancer Research and Care,  
Chugai Pharmaceutical Chair in Cancer, University of California-San Diego  

Patrick J. Loehrer, Sr., M.D.  

Distinguished Professor, Indiana University  
Joseph W. and Jackie J. Cusick Professor in Oncology  
Director Emeritus, IU Simon Cancer Center  
Director, Center of Global Oncology and Health Equity, Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center  

John L. Marshall, M.D.  

Physician Executive Director, Medstar Washington DC Integrated Hematology Oncology Division  
Director, The Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers  
Frederick P. Smith Endowed Chair
Chief Medical Officer, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center  

Elena Martinez, Ph.D.   

Sam M. Walton Endowed Chair for Cancer Research,  
Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, Division of Preventive Medicine   
Associate Director, Reducing Cancer Disparities Program, Moores Cancer Center, University of California-San Diego  

Harold L. Moses, M.D.   

Professor Emeritus, Vanderbilt-Ingram Comprehensive Cancer Center   

Kimmie Ng, M.D., M.P.H.  

Associate Chief, Division of Gastrointestinal Oncology 
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School  
Director, Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer Center  
Co-Director, Colon and Rectal Cancer Center 
Director, Translational Research in Gastrointestinal Cancer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute  

Larry Norton, M.D., F.A.S.C.O, F.A.A.C.R  

Senior Vice President, Office of the President   
Medical Director, Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center  
Deputy Director for Clinical and Translational Science, Memorial Sloan Kettering Comprehensive Cancer Center   
Norna S. Sarofim Chair of Clinical Oncology

Gilbert S. Omenn, M.D., Ph.D.  

Harold T. Shapiro Distinguished University Professor  
Director, Center for Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics  
Professor of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics, Molecular Medicine & Genetics, Human Genetics and Public Health, University of Michigan  

Darrell S. Rigel, M.D., M.S.  

Clinical Professor of Dermatology  
Director, Melanoma Surveillance Clinic, Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine  

John C. Ruckdeschel, M.D.  

Ruckdeschel Consulting  
Chief Medical Officer, Metistream, Inc. 
Adjunct Professor, University of Mississippi  

Kathleen M. Schmeler, M.D.  

Professor, Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine  
Executive Director, Global Oncology, MD Anderson Network  
MD Anderson Cancer Center  

David Schottenfeld, M.D., M.Sc.  

John G. Searle Professor Emeritus of Epidemiology and Internal Medicine  
University of Michigan 

Karen Sfanos, M.S., Ph.D.  

Associate Professor of Pathology, Oncology, and Urology
Deputy Director, Education, Department of Pathology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine  

Erich M. Sturgis, M.D., M.P.H.  

Professor, Vice-Chair of Clinical Affairs, Department of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery, Brown Foundation Endowed Chair,  
Director, Head, Neck and Thyroid Cancer Multidisciplinary Program, Baylor College of Medicine  

George J. Weiner, M.D.   

Professor, Internal Medicine, Oncology and Blood and Marrow Transplantation 
Director, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center University of Iowa  

Richard C. Wender, M.D.  

Chair and Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health  
Executive Director, Center for Public Health Initiatives, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania  

Petra Wilder-Smith, D.D.S., D.M.D., Ph.D.    

Professor and Director of Dentistry, Beckman Laser Institute & Medical Clinic   
Senior Fellow, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California Irvine

Walter C. Willett, M.D., Dr.P.H.  

Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health  

Stephen C. Yang, M.D., F.A.C.S, M.A.M.S.E  

Arthur B. and Patricia B. Modell Endowed Chair of Thoracic Surgery
Adjunct Vice Chair of Faculty Development, Department of Surgery
Professor of Surgery and Oncology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions  

Robert C. Young, M.D.   

President, RCY Medicine  


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