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., MPH, M.S.

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

Michael B. Atkins, M.D.

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

Dejana Braithwaite, Ph.D., MS.c.

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

Rachel F. Brem, M.D., FACR, FSBI

Director of Breast Imaging and Intervention; Professor, Radiology, The George Washington University Medical Center Vice-Chair for Research and Faculty Development, Department of Radiology, The George Washington University Founder and Chief Medical Advisor, The Brem Foundation

Paul A. Bunn Jr., M.D., FASCO

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

Sigrid V. Carlsson, M.D., Ph.D., MPH

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; Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Distinguished Professor of Oncology, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Riccardo Dalla-Favera, M.D.

Percy & Joanne Uris Professor of Clinical Medicine; Director, Institute for Cancer Genetics, Columbia University Medical Center

Raymond N. DuBois, M.D., Ph.D.

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

H. Shelton (Shelley) Earp III, M.D.

Distinguished Professor of Cancer Research; Director, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Stephen B. Edge, M.D., FACS, FASCO

Vice President, System Quality and Outcomesl Department of Cancer Prevention and Control, Roswell Park Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center Professor of Surgery, University at Buffalo

Patricia A. Ganz, M.D.

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

David M. Gershenson, M.D.

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

Edward Giovannucci, M.D., Sc.D.

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

Anna R. Giuliano, Ph.D.

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

Garth Graham, M.D., MPH, FACP, FACC

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

Whitfield Growdon, M.D., FACS

Member of the Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at NYU Grossman School of Medicine Director, Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program

Stanley R. Hamilton, M.D.

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

Claudia I. Henschke, Ph.D., M.D.

Professor, Radiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Elmer E. Huerta, M.D., MPH

Director, Cancer Preventorium, MedStar Washington Hospital Center’s Washington Cancer Institute Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology & Oncology, The George Washington School of Medicine

Derek M. Huffman, Ph.D.

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

Lovell A. Jones, Ph.D., FHDR

Founder, HDEART Consortium Adjunct Professor, Department of Health Promotion & Community Health Sciences, Texas A&M School of Public Health Research Professor, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi Professor Emeritus, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Professor Emeritus, University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston

Karen E. Kim, M.D., M.S.

Dorothy Foehr Huck and J. Lloyd Huck Chair in Rural Health Research and Professor and Dean, Penn State College of Medicine

T. Peter Kingham, M.D., FACS

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

Ann G. Kulze, M.D.

Founder, The Healthy Living School

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

Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Virginia Health System

Bernard Levin, M.D.

Professor Emeritus, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Marc E. Lippman, M.D., MACP, FRCP

Professor, Oncology and Medicine, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Scott M. Lippman, M.D.

Distinguished Professor, Medicine, Senior Associate Dean and Associate Vice Chancellor for Cancer Research and Care; Chugai Pharmaceutical Chair, Moores Cancer Center at University of California, San Diego

Patrick J. Loehrer, Sr., M.D.

HH Gregg Professor, Oncology; Distinguished Professor, Indiana University Joseph W. and Jackie J. Cusick Professor, Oncology; Associate Dean for Cancer Research; Director of the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center; Director Emeritus, IU Simon Cancer Center

John L. Marshall, M.D.

Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital Professor, Medicine and Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Director, Otto J. Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancer Georgetown University

Elena Martinez, Ph.D.

Sam M. Walton Endowed Chair for Cancer Research; Professor, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science; Associate Director, Population Sciences, Disparities and Community Engagement, Moores Cancer Center at University of California San Diego

Harold L. Moses, M.D.

Research Professor, Pharmacology; Professor, Cancer Biology; Emeritus Professor, Medicine; Professor, Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Kimmie Ng, M.D., MPH

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

Larry Norton, M.D., FASCO, FAACR

Senior Vice President, Office of the President; Medical Director, Evelyn H. Lauder Breast Center; Norna S. Sarofim Chair in Clinical Oncology; Breast Cancer Research Foundation founding and current Scientific Director, MSK Comprehensive Cancer Center; Senior Research Advisor, Larry Norton Institute; Soroka Medical Center, Be’er-Sheva, Israel

Gilbert S. Omenn, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Darrell S. Rigel, M.D. M.S.

Clinical Professor, Dermatology; Director, Melanoma Surveillance Clinic, Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine Consultant Dermatologist, Cooper Clinic

John C. Ruckdeschel, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer, MetiStream, Inc. Adjunct Professor, University of Mississippi

Kathleen M. Schmeler, M.D.

Professor, Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine; Associate Vice President, Global Oncology, MD Anderson Network, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Karen Sfanos, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Pathology, Oncology and Urology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Erich M. Sturgis, M.D., MPH

Professor, Deputy Chair, Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery; Director of Head & Neck Cancer Program, Brown Foundation Endowed Chair; Head, Neck, and Thyroid Cancer Multidisciplinary Program Director, Baylor College of Medicine Head, Neck, and Thyroid Cancer Multidisciplinary Program Director, Catholic Heath Initiatives/St. Luke’s Health

George J. Weiner, M.D.

Director Emeritus for Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center; Professor, Cancer, University of Iowa

Richard C. Wender, M.D.

Professor and Chair, Family Medicine and Community Health; Executive Director, Center for Public Health Initiatives, Perelman School of Medicine; Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics; Executive Director, Center of Public Health Initiatives (CPHI), University of Pennsylvania

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

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

Walter C. Willett, M.D., Dr.P.H.

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

Stephen C. Yang, M.D., FACS, MAMSE

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

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