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Leadership team


Headshot of Robert Winn, M.D.Robert A. Winn, M.D.
Senior associate dean for cancer innovation, VCU School of Medicine
Professor, Division of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine
(804) 628-7269 

For scheduling, administrative support, and any other questions, please contact Dr. Winn's administrative team: 

Associate directors

Headshot of Harry D. Bear, M.D., Ph.D.Harry D. Bear, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate director for clinical research
Professor, Surgery
(804) 828-9325

Headshot of Paul M. Fawcett, Ph.D.Paul Fawcett, Ph.D.
Associate director for shared resources
Director, VCU Research Resources
Assistant professor, Internal Medicine
(804) 827-0975

Headshot of Bernard Fuemmeler, Ph.D.Bernard Fuemmeler, Ph.D.
Associate director for population science
Program co-leader of Cancer Prevention and Control
Gordon D. Ginder, M.D., Chair in Cancer Research
Professor, Health Behavior and Policy

Headshot of Steven Grant, M.D.Steven Grant, M.D.
Associate director for translational research
Shirley Carter Olsson and Sture Gordon Olsson Chair in Cancer Research
Professor and Eminent Scholar, Internal medicine
(804) 828-7999

Headshot of Michelle Lin, M.B.A.Michelle Lin, M.B.A.
Associate director for administration
Chief administrative officer
(804) 628-2685

Headshot of Devanand Sarkar, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.Devanand Sarkar, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
Associate director for training and education
Harrison Endowed Scholar in Cancer Research
Professor, Human and Molecular Genetics
(804) 827-2339

Headshot of Saïd M. Sebti, Ph.D.Saïd M. Sebti, Ph.D.
Associate director for basic research
Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology

Headshot of Vanessa B. Sheppard, Ph.D.Vanessa B. Sheppard, Ph.D.
Associate director for community outreach, engagement and health disparities research
Theresa A. Thomas Memorial Foundation Chair in Cancer Prevention and Control
Chair and professor, Health Behavior and Policy

Emmanuel A. Taylor, M.Sc., Dr.P.H.Emmanuel A. Taylor, M.Sc., Dr.P.H.
Associate director for diversity, equity and inclusion
Professor, Department of Health Behavior and Policy

Senior advisors

Headshot of Douglas W. Arthur, M.D.Douglas W. Arthur, M.D.
Associate director for clinical affairs
Florence and Hyman Meyers Endowed Chair in Radiation Oncology
Chair and professor, Radiation Oncology
(804) 828-7232

Headshot of Charles Clevenger, M.D., Ph.D.Charles Clevenger, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate director for precision oncology
Carolyn Wingate Hyde Endowed Chair in Cancer Research
Chair and professor, Pathology
(804) 828-0183

Headshot of Ronald B. Gartenhaus, M.D. Ronald B. Gartenhaus, M.D.
Associate director for veteran’s health
Director, Richmond VA Cancer Center
Professor, Internal medicine