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VCU Massey Cancer Center


Scientific External Advisory Board

VCU Massey Cancer Center's Scientific External Advisory Board is composed of scientists and senior leaders from other major cancer centers. This distinguished committee of experts in cancer research, prevention and control and administration serves in an advisory capacity for Massey's director and senior leaders on matters of scientific program structure and research and overall Center planning and management. In addition to the standing external advisory membership, ad hoc advisors are added to the roster periodically to assess and advise regarding specific programs, shared resources or inter-programmatic activities.


Lucile L. Adams-Campbell, Ph.D.
Associate dean, community health & outreach
Associate director, minority health & health disparities research
Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Georgetown University

Adrienne Cox, Ph.D.
Director, Cancer Cell Biology T32 Training Program
Chief, Division of Cancer Biology
Department of Radiation Oncology
Department of Pharmacology
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of North Carolina

Stanton L. Gerson, M.D. (Chair)


Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Case Western Reserve University

Seidman Cancer Center

University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Yusuf A. Hannun, M.D.

Stony Brook Cancer Center
Vice dean for cancer medicine
Stony Brook University

Ernest Hawk, M.D., M.P.H.
Vice president and head of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences
MD Anderson Cancer Center
University of Texas

Warren A. Kibbe, Ph.D.
Chief for translational biomedical informatics
Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Chief Data Officer
Duke Cancer Institute
Duke University

Robert Powell, ME.d.
NCI-CCSG consultant
RSP & Associates

Robert Schnoll, Ph.D.
Program co-leader, Tobacco & Environmental Carcinogenesis
Abramson Cancer Center
University of Pennsylvania

Brian C. Springer, M.H.A.
Vice president, research administration

Associate center director, administration

Moffitt Cancer Center

Sandra Swain, M.D., FACP, FASCO
Associate dean for research development
Georgetown University Medical Center

Kenneth Tew, Ph.D., DSc.
Program leader, Developmental Cancer Therapeutics
Hollings Cancer Center
Medical University of South Carolina

Danny R. Welch, Ph.D.
Associate director, basic science
The University of Kansas Cancer Center

Cheryl L. Willman, M.D.
Director & CEO
University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center