External Advisory Board
The External Scientific Advisory Board, which consists of national experts in basic, clinical and population-based research, participates in an annual external scientific review of the Masonic Cancer Center's activities.
Kevin Cullen, MD - Chairperson
Director, University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center, Baltimore, MD.
Alan Ashworth, PhD, FRS
Director, University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Smita Bhatia, MD, MPH
Associate Director for Outcomes Research, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, Birmingham, AL
MaryAnn Bjornsti, PhD
Associate Director for Translational Research, University of Alabama Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Melissa Bondy, PhD
Associate Director of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX
Stan Gerson, MD
Director, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cleveland, OH
Thomas Kensler, PhD
Co-leader for the Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA.
Anita Y. Kinney, PhD
Associate Director for Cancer Health Equity and Engagement, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ
Karen E. Knudsen, MBA, PhD
Executive Vice President of Oncology Services and Enterprise Director of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Jefferson Health, Philadelphia, PA
Drew Memmott, PhD
Associate Director for Administration, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, Boston, MA
James Mulé, PhD
Associate Center Director, Translational Science & Technology Development, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL.
Vito Quaranta, MD
Professor of Cancer Biology, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Nashville, TN.
Scott Ramsey, MD, PhD
Director, Cancer Outcomes Research, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA.
Thomas Sellers, PhD, MPH
Center Director and Executive Vice President, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL.
Louis Weiner, MD
Director, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Washington, DC.
Community Impact Board
The Community Impact Board advises and supports the leadership in mission, programmatic direction, community interactions, outreach, public relations, and advocacy.
Ruth Bachman (Chair)
Andy Arsham, PhD
Marshall "Marty" Davis
Burton Schwartz, MD
Douglas Yee, MD*
Seanne Falconer, MBA, FACHE*
Christopher Pennell, PhD*
Kiara Ellis, MSW*
Community Impact Board Emeritus Members
Rep. Phyllis Khan
Irving Lerner, MD
George "Skip" Thaler