Huntsman Cancer Institute's Internal Advisory Board is comprised of University of Utah leaders to promote partnership and discussion among more than 30 academic departments that contribute to the Cancer Center's mission.

Internal Advisory Board

Cornelia Ulrich, MS, PhD

Internal Advisory Board Chair
Executive Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center at Huntsman Cancer Institute
Jon M. and Karen Huntsman Presidential Professor in Cancer Research
Professor of Population Health Sciences and Division Chief of Cancer Population Sciences, University of Utah

Mary C. Beckerle, PhD

Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Endowed Chair
CEO, Huntsman Cancer Institute
Distinguished Professor of Biology and Oncological Sciences, University of Utah

Cynthia Berg, PhD

Dean, College of Social and Behavioral Science
University of Utah

David Bjorkman, MD, MSPH, SM

Interim Chair, Department of Internal Medicine

Richard B. Brown, PhD

Dean, College of Engineering
University of Utah

Bradley R. Cairns, PhD

Jon M. and Karen Huntsman Presidential Professor in Cancer Research
Professor and Chair of Oncological Sciences, University of Utah School of Medicine
Senior Director of Basic Science, Huntsman Cancer Institute
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

Stuart Culver, PhD

Dean, College of Humanities
Associate Professor, English
University of Utah

Samuel G. Finlayson, MD, MPH

Claudius Y. Gates, MD and Catherine B. Gates Presidential Endowed Chair in Surgery
Professor and Chair of Surgery
University of Utah School of Medicine

Leslie Francis, JD, PhD

Director, Center for Law and Biomedical Sciences
Distinguished Professor of Philosophy
S. J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah

Wyatt R. Hume, DDS, PhD

Dean, University of Utah School of Dentistry
Professor of Dentistry

Chris Johnson, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Computer Science
Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute
University of Utah

Sherrie Perkins, MD, PhD

CEO, ARUP Laboratories
Professor of Pathology
University of Utah

David Perrin, PhD

Dean, College of Health
University of Utah School of Medicine

Randall Peterson, PhD

Dean, College of Pharmacy
University of Utah School of Medicine

Taylor Randall, MBA, PhD

Dean, David Eccles School of Business
Professor of Accounting
University of Utah

Martell Teasley, PhD

Dean and Professor
College of Social Work
University of Utah

Peter E. Trapa, PhD

Dean, College of Science
Professor, Mathematics

Elizabeth Kronk Warner, JD

Dean and Professor,
S.J. Quinney College of Law

Andrew Weyrich, PhD

Vice President for Research, University of Utah 
Professor of Internal Medicine

Ross Whitaker, PhD

Director and Professor, School of Computing
University of Utah

Barbara Wilson, PhD, RNC-BC

Interim Dean, College of Nursing