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Candidates for the AACR Board of Directors

The sequence of candidates was chosen by lottery.
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Christine M. Lovly, MD PhD

Christine M. Lovly, MD PhD

Section Chief for Thoracic Medical Oncology
Professor of Thoracic and Head and Neck Medical Oncology
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Associate Professor of Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Alice T. Shaw, MD, PhD

Alice T. Shaw, MD, PhD

Global Head, Translational Clinical Oncology
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research

John M. Carethers, MD

John M. Carethers, MD

Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences
Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Diego

Jedd D. Wolchok, MD, PhD

Jedd D. Wolchok, MD, PhD

Director, Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine

Yu Shyr, PhD

Yu Shyr, PhD

Harold L. Moses Chair in Cancer Research
Chair and Professor, Department of Biostatistics
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Josep Tabernero, MD, PhD

Josep Tabernero, MD, PhD

Head, Medical Oncology Department
Director, Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology
Professor of Medicine, UVic-UCC
Vall d’Hebron University Hospital

Elizabeth A. Platz, ScD, MPH

Elizabeth A. Platz, ScD, MPH

Professor and Martin D. Abeloff, MD, Scholar in Cancer Prevention
Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

John H. Stewart, IV, MD

John H. Stewart, IV, MD

Founding Director, LSU‐LCMC Cancer Center
Professor of Surgery and Interdisciplinary Oncology
LSU School of Medicine

Candidates for President-Elect
Candidates for the AACR Nominating Committee