Directors and Leadership

Huntsman Cancer Institute is lead by a transdisciplinary team of Senior Directors. This cabinet sets and prioritizes strategic goals, manages discretionary funds and space resources, and oversees all clinical and research programs.

 beckerle bio

Mary C. Beckerle, PhD
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Ralph E. and Willia T. Main Presidential Professor
Distinguished Professor of Biology

Associate Vice President for Cancer Affairs
University of Utah

akerley bio

Wallace L. Akerley, MD
Senior Director of Community Oncology Research

Professor of Medicine
University of Utah


bronner mary

Mary P. Bronner, MD
At-Large Member, HCI Director's Cabinet
Carl R. Kjeldsberg Endowed Chair
Chief, Division of Anatomic Pathology

Professor of Pathology
University of Utah

Brad cairns rs

Bradley R. Cairns, PhD
Senior Director of Basic Science
Jon and Karen Huntsman Presidential Professor
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Chair, Department of Oncological Sciences
University of Utah

deininger michael

Michael W. Deininger, MD, PhD
HCI Senior Director of Transdisciplinary Research
M. M. Wintrobe, MD Presidential Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine

Chief, Division of Hematology and
Hematological Malignancies
University of Utah

lloyd bio


Scott S. Lloyd, MBA, CPA

Senior Director of Finance and Administration

lynch bio


Ray Lynch Jr., MBA, CPA

Executive Director
Cancer Hospital

Ulrich bio


Cornelia Ulrich, MS, PhD
Senior Director, Population Sciences
Karen and Jon F. Huntsman Presidential Professor in Cancer Research

sharma s bio

Sunil Sharma, MD
Senior Director of Clinical Research
Jon and Karen Huntsman Presidential Professor
in Cancer Research

Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
University of Utah

John Sweetenham

John W. Sweetenham, MD, FRCP, FACP
Senior Director of Clinical Affairs and
Executive Medical Director

Professor of Medicine
University of Utah

 

Emeritus Leadership

 

simone bio


Joseph V. Simone, MD

Clinical Director Emeritus

Professor Emeritus of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
University of Utah

simone bio


Randall W. Burt, MD

Prevention and Outreach Director Emeritus

Professor Emeritus of Medicine
University of Utah