The UMass Boston - Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center


Internal Advisory Committees

Membership List by IAC:
* Ex-officio member of all IACs

Basic Science IAC

William Kaelin, MD (DFCI); Professor, Dept. of Medicine, HMS; Senior Physician, Medicine, Brigham & Women’s Hospital (BWH); Associate Director, Basic Science, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC)

Jill Macoska, PhD (UMass Boston); Alton J. Brann Endowed Distinguished Professor in Science and Mathematics, Director, Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy, Professor of Biological Sciences

Ruben Carrasco, MD, PhD (DFCI); Associate Professor, Dept of Pathology, Harvard Medical School (HMS); Associate Professor in Pathology, Hematologic Neoplasia, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Andrew Grosovsky, ScD (UMass Boston); Dean, College of Science & Mathematics; Mechanisms of Mutagenesis and Genomic Instability in Human Cells Professor

Population Science and Outreach Research IAC

*K. "Vish" Viswanath, PhD (DFCI); Professor of Health Communication (HSPH)

Laura Hayman, PhD RN, FAAN (UMass Boston); Professor & Associate Dean for Research, College of Nursing

Elyse Park, PhD (MGH); Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, HMS

Karen Burns White (DFCI); Deputy Associate Director, Initiative to Eliminate Cancer Disparities, Office of Research, DFCI

Jennifer Allen, DSc, MPH, RN (DFCI); Assistant Professor; Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), Lecturer; HMS

Lois Biener, PhD (UMass Boston); Senior Research Fellow, Center for Survey Research

Jan Mutchler, PhD (UMass Boston); Associate Director, Gerontology Institute

Russell Schutt, PhD (UMass Boston); Professor and Chair, Sociology

Training IAC

Donna Berry, PhD, FAAN, RN (DFCI), Director, Phyllis F. Cantor Center, DFCI; Associate Professor, Medicine, HMS

*Adan Colon-Carmona, PhD (UMass Boston); Associate Professor of Biology

Karen Burns White (DFCI); Deputy Director, Initiative to Eliminate Cancer Disparities (IECD)

Deborah Goff, PhD (DFCI); Business Manager, Cancer Biology; Deputy Associate Director, Programs and Operations Support

Sheila Nutt, EdD (HMS); Director, Educational Outreach; HMS

Joan Becker, EdD, EdM (UMass Boston); Vice Provost for Academic Support Services

Michael Shiaris, PhD (UMass Boston); Professor, Biology