Comprehensive Cancer Center: Leadership

Boris C. Pasche, MD, PhD, FACP 
Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center 
Chair, Cancer Biology
Charles L. Spurr Professor of Medicine 

A. William Blackstock, MD 
Chair, Radiation Oncology 
Professor, Radiation Oncology

Bayard L. Powell, MD 
Section Chief, Internal Medicine-Hematology and Oncology 
Professor and Vice Chair, Internal Medicine

Edward A. Levine, MD 
Professor, Surgery
Chief, Surgical Oncology Service  

Tumor Progression and Recurrence Program
Program Leader, Douglas S. Lyles, PhD
Program Co-Leader, Waldemar Debinski, MD, PhD

Cancer Biology and Biochemistry Program
Program Leader, Steven Kridel, PhD
Program Co-Leader, Akiva Mintz, MD, PhD

Clinical Research Program
Program Leader, A. William Blackstock, MD
Program Co-Leader, Glenn Lesser, MD

Cancer Prevention and Control Program
Program Leader, Kristie Foley, PhD
Program Co-Leader, Kathryn Weaver, PHD, MPH

Associate Directors
Bayard Powell, MD
, Associate Director for Clinical Research
Kristie Foley, PhD
, Associate Director for Population Science
Stefan Grant, MD, MBBCh, MD, JD, MBA, FACP, FACLM
, Associate Director for Clinical and Translational Research & Intellectual Property Development
Rebecca Rankin, Associate Director for Administration
Jimmy Ruiz, MD
, Interim Associate Director for Clinical Research
Peiqing Sun, PhD, Associate Director for Basic Sciences
Umit Topaloglu, PhD
, Associate Director for Informatics
Kounosuke Watabe, PhD
, Associate Director for Shared Resources

Brain Tumor Center of Excellence
Waldemar Debinski, MD, PhD
Scientific  Director, Brain Tumor Center of Excellence 
Professor, Neurosurgery Comprehensive Cancer Center 

Breast Cancer Center of Excellence 
Lance Miller, PhD
Director, Breast Cancer Center of Excellence 
Associate Professor, Cancer Biology

Prostate Center of Excellence
Hui-Kuan Lin, PhD 
Scientific Director, Prostate Cancer Center of Excellence
Associate Professor, Cancer Biology Comprehensive Cancer Center 

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Last Updated: 10-17-2016
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