The UMass Boston - Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center


Program Steering Committee

David Burgess, PhD
Professor of Biology at Boston College

John O. Ojeifo, MD, PhD, MBA (Program Director)
Diversity Training Branch, Center to Reduce Health Disparities (CRCHD) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

Alfred Neugut, MD PhD
Myron M. Studner Professor of Cancer Research and Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at Columbia University, Head of Prevention, Control, and Disparities Research for the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia, and Co-Director of the Cancer Prevention Center of New York Presbyterian Hospital.

Usha Menon, PhD, FAAN, RN
Vice Dean and Professor at The Ohio State University College of Nursing, Arizona State University Pamela Kidd Distinguished Researcher Professor, co-director of the T32: Training in Health Disparities Science program, and former director of the Southwest Consortium for Health Promotion and Behavior Change

Grace Gill, PhD
Associate Professor of Anatomy and Cellular Biology Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology, Genetics at the Tufts University School of Medicine. Runs Gill Lab at The Tufts University School of Medicine where research focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms that regulate transcription.

Philip Hinds, PhD
Professor of Radiation Oncology, Graduate Programs in Biochemistry and Genetics at Tufts University.