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CIMM Steering Committee

Sandra Demaria, MD
Chair

Sandra Demaria, MD

(2020-2022)

Professor of Radiation Oncology and Pathology
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York

Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD
Chair-Elect

Kunle Odunsi, MD, PhD

(2021-2022)

Director;
Dean for Oncology, Biological Sciences Division
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chicago, Illinois 

Djordje Atanackovic, MD

Djordje Atanackovic, MD

(2020-2023)

Professor of Medicine
Medical Director of the Fannie Angelos Cellular Therapeutics Laboratory 
Director of Cellular and Vaccine Immunotherapy
Greenebaum Cancer Center
Baltimore, Maryland

Alessandra Cesano, MD, PhD

Alessandra Cesano, MD, PhD

(2019-2022)

Chief Medical Officer
ESSA Pharmaceuticals
Redwood City, California

Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

Leisha A. Emens, MD, PhD

(2019-2022)

Professor of Medicine; Director of Translational Immunotherapy, Women’s Cancer Research Center; Co-Leader, Hillman Cancer Immunology/Immunotherapy Program
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Richard C. Koya, MD, PhD

Richard C. Koya, MD, PhD

(2020-2023)

University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois 

Elizabeth A. Mittendorf, MD, PhD

Elizabeth A. Mittendorf, MD, PhD

(2020-2023)

Rob and Karen Hale Distinguished Chair in Surgical Oncology
Department of Surgery
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Paul M. Sondel, MD, PhD

Paul M. Sondel, MD, PhD

(2019-2022)

Reed and Carolee Walker Professor of Pediatrics, Human Oncology, and Genetics, Director of Research, UW Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and BMT
University of Wisconsin/UW Carbone Cancer Center and American Family Children’s Hospital
Madison, Wisconsin

Eduardo M. Sotomayor, MD

Eduardo M. Sotomayor, MD

(2020-2023)

Dr. Cyrus Katzen Family Director 
The George Washington University Cancer Center
Washington, D.C.