Huntsman Cancer Institute Internal Advisory Board

The Internal Advisory Board serves in a consultative capacity, evaluating the scientific merit of Cancer Center research and clinical/translational programs, relevant prevention and outreach activities, the provision of shared resource facilities, and the interactivity of the Center's programs and functions.

Mary Beckerle

Mary C. Beckerle, PhD
Internal Advisory Board Chair
CEO and Director, Huntsman Cancer Institute
Associate Vice President for Cancer Affairs, University of Utah
Distinguished Professor of Biology
Ralph E. and Willia T. Main Presidential Endowed Chair in Cancer Research

vivian lee

Vivian Lee, MD, PhD, MBA
Senior Vice President for Health Sciences
Dean, School of Medicine
CEO, University of Utah Health Care

 edward clark

Edward B. Clark, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Wilma T. Gibson Presidential Professor
Chief Medical Officer, Primary Children's Medical Center

 William Couldwell

William Couldwell, MD, PhD
Professor and Joseph J. Yager Chair,
Department of Neurosurgery

Samuel Finlayson

Samuel R. G. Finlayson, MD, MPH
Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery
Claudius Y. Gates, M.D. and Catherine B. Gates
Presidential Endowed Chair in Surgery

 John R. Hoidal

John R. Hoidal, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine
The Clarence M. and Ruth N. Birrer Presidential Endowed Chair

Peter Jensen

Peter Jensen, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology
ARUP Presidential Endowed Chair
Chairman, Board of Directors, ARUP Laboratories
University of Utah School of Medicine

Dennis Shrieve

Dennis Shrieve, MD
Professor and Chair,
Department of Radiation Oncology

Internal Advisory Board Ex Officio Members

 Dean Y. Li

Dean Y. Li, MD, PhD
HA and Edna Benning Professor of Medicine
Vice Dean for Research
University of Utah School of Medicine
Chief Scientific Officer
University of Utah Health Care

 Donald A. McClain

Donald A. McClain, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry
Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Science
Bettilyon Endowed Chair for Diabetes Research
Associate Vice President for Clinical Research

 Sean J. Mulvihill

Sean J. Mulvihill, MD
Associate Vice President for Clinical Affairs
Chief Executive Officer, University of Utah Medical Group
Ross Anderson, MD, Presidential Endowed Chair in Surgery