Internal Advisory Committees

Membership List of  Internal Advisory Committee (IAC):
* Ex-officio member of all IACs and Core Leads

Leadership and Operation Oversight

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

*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

*K. "Vish" Viswanath, PhD (DFCI); Professor of Health Communication, Social, and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health; Professor of Health Communication, Population Sciences, Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Members:
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

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

Bala Sundaram, PhD (UMass Boston); Vice Provost for Research & Strategic Initiatives

Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH (DFCI); Chief, Division of Population Sciences, Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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

Cancer Sciences

Basic Science

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

*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

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

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

Alexey Veraksa, PhD (UMass Boston); Associate Professor of Biology

Population Science 

Co-Chairs:  
*K. "Vish" Viswanath, PhD (DFCI); Professor of Health Communication, Social, and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health; Professor of Health Communication, Population Sciences, Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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

Members:  
Deborah Schrag, MD, MPH (DFCI); Chief, Division of Population Sciences, Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Timothy Rebbeck, PhD (DFCI); Professor, Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health; Professor, Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Shoba Ramanadhan, ScD (DFCI); Research Scientist, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health

David Williams, PhD, MPH (DFCI); Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman Professor of Public Health, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health

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

Core Oversight

Co-Chairs:

Laura Hayman, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA (UMass Boston); Professor & Associate Dean for Research, College of Nursing
 
Timothy Rebbeck, PhD (DFCI); Professor, Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health; Professor, Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Members:

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

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

Wendy London, PhD (DFCI); Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Director of Biostatistics, Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital; Director, Clinical Translational Investigation Program, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

S. Tiffany Donaldson, PhD (UMass Boston); Associate Professor of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

Jie Chen, PhD (UMass Boston); Senior Statistician

Eduardo Siqueira, ScD, MD (UMass Boston); Associate Professor of Community Development and Planning, College of Public and Community ServiceCoordinator of Transnational Brazilian Project, Mauricio Gastón Institute of Latino Community Development and Public Policy

Shoba Ramanadhan, ScD (DFCI); Research Scientist, Social, and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health

 

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