Doug Ulman is a three-time cancer survivor and nationally recognized cancer advocate. After overcoming chondrosarcoma and malignant melanoma twice during his sophomore year in college, Doug and his family founded the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, a non-profit organization to provide support, education and resources to young adults, their families and friends who are affected by cancer. He served as executive director of the Ulman Cancer Fund for four years before joining LIVESTRONG as director of survivorship in 2001.
A frequent guest and contributor on national and local media programs, Doug has been featured on CNN, ABC News, NBC Nightly News and in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post among many other outlets. Doug also speaks frequently to corporations, civic organizations, schools and universities covering topics including cancer, philanthropy, grassroots movements, social change and social media.
Doug currently holds numerous civic and charitable board positions across the country and he just completed serving a four-year term as the chairman of the National Cancer Institute Director's Consumer Liaison Group. He also sits on the executive board of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, and is a founder of the LIVESTRONG Young Adult Alliance among many other board and advisory roles.