Overview

Overview

Overview

Huntsman Cancer Institute's external advisory board is made up of 10 members. Board members have diverse academic and leadership backgrounds.

External Advisory Board

Edward Benz, MD

President and CEO Emeritus, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Richard and Susan Smith Distinguished Professor of Medicine,
Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Genetics,
Harvard Medical School

Biography Highlights:

  • Institute of Medicine Member
  • Past President, Association of American Cancer Institutes

Elizabeth H. Blackburn, PhD

Nobel Laureate
President, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Irwin M. Jacobs Presidential Chair

Biography Highlights:

  • Nobel Laureate
  • Lasker Prize
  • Albany Prize
  • Institute of Medicine Member
  • Past President, American Association for Cancer Research

Michael Caligiuri, MD

Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
CEO, James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Center
JL Marakas Nationwide Insurance Enterprise Foundation Chair of Cancer Research
The Ohio State University

Biography Highlights:

  • Institute of Medicine Member
  • Past President, Association of American Cancer Institutes

Brian Druker, MD

Director, OHSU Knight Cancer Center
Associate Dean for Oncology, OHSU School of Medicine
JELD-WEN Chair of Leukemia Research at OHSU
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Biography Highlights:

  • Lasker Prize

Rob DuWors, MPA

Deputy Director, Administration and Planning
Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of California at Los Angeles

Biography Highlight:

Past Chair, Cancer Centers Administrative Forum

Elaine Fuchs, PhD

Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development
The Rockefeller University
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

Biography Highlights:

  • National Medal of Science
  • Albany Prize
  • Institute of Medicine Member

Ernest T. Hawk, MD, MPH

Vice Presidentand Division Head for Cancer Control and Population Sciences
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Biography Highlight:

  • Past Director, National Cancer Institute Office of Cancer Centers

Timothy R. Rebbeck, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
Professor of Medical Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Biography Highlight:

  • American Association for Cancer Research Innovator Award

Thomas Sellers, PhD, MPH

Center Director, Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Executive Vice President
Distinguished Moffitt Scholar

Sandra Swain, MD, FACP

Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean for Research Development
Georgetown University Medical Center
Adjunct Professor of Medicine
F. Edward Herbert School of Medicine

Biography Highlight:

  • Past President, American Society of Clinical Oncology