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FINDING CURES TOGETHER<sup>SM</sup>
John M. Carethers, MD

Chairperson
John M. Carethers, MD
John G. Searle Professor and Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
​University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Rick A. Kittles, PhD

Past Chairperson
Rick A. Kittles, PhD
Professor and Founding Director, Division of Health Equities, Department of Population Sciences; Associate Director for Cancer Health Equities
City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte, California

Brian M. Rivers, PhD

Chairperson-Elect
Brian M. Rivers, PhD
Director, Cancer Program and Associate Professor, Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine
​Morehouse School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

Laura Fejerman, PhD

Chairperson-Elect Designate
Laura Fejerman, PhD
Associate Professor in Residence, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Institute of Human Genetics, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
​University of California San Francisco
Berkeley, California

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc)

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc)
Chief Executive Officer
​American Association for Cancer Research
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Kimlin Tam Ashing, PhD

Kimlin Tam Ashing, PhD
(2017-2020)
Director, CCARE and Professor, Department of Population Sciences
​City of Hope
Duarte, California

​Lisa L. Baumbach-Reardon, PhD

​Lisa L. Baumbach-Reardon, PhD
(2015-2018)
Associate Professor, Integrated Function Cancer Genomics
​TGen
Phoenix, Arizona

John D. Carpten, PhD

John D. Carpten, PhD
(2017-2020)
Professor and Chair of Translational Genomics; Director, Institute For Translational Genomics
​Keck School of Medicine of USC
Los Angeles, California

Gerardo Colón-Otero, MD

Gerardo Colón-Otero, MD
(2017-2020)
Director, Health Disparities Research; Associate Dean, Mayo Medical School; Professor, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
​Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
Jacksonville, Florida

Beverly D. Lyn-Cook, PhD

Beverly D. Lyn-Cook, PhD
(2016-2019)
Senior Research Biologist
​FDA-National Center for Toxicological Research
Jefferson, Arkansas

​Coleman K. Obasaju, MD, PhD

​Coleman K. Obasaju, MD, PhD
(2015-2018)
U.S. Medical Director, Oncology
​Eli Lilly and Company
Indianapolis, Indiana

Mary Jackson Scroggins, MA

Mary Jackson Scroggins, MA
(2017-2020)
Founding Partner
​Pinkie Hugs, LLC
Washington, District of Columbia

Sanya A. Springfield, PhD

Sanya A. Springfield, PhD
(Ex Officio)
Director
National Cancer Institute-Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
Bethesda, Maryland

Robert A. Winn, MD

Robert A. Winn, MD
(2016-2019)
Professor, Medicine
​University of Illinois Cancer Center
Chicago, Illinois