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External Scientific Advisory Board

VCU Massey Cancer Center's External Scientific Advisory Board is composed of scientists and senior leaders from other major cancer centers. This distinguished committee of experts in cancer research, prevention and control and administration serves in an advisory capacity for Massey's director and senior leaders on matters of scientific program structure and research and overall Center planning and management. In addition to the standing external advisory membership, ad hoc advisors are added to the roster periodically to assess and advise regarding specific programs, shared resources or inter-programmatic activities.


Stanton L. Gerson, M.D., Chair
Acting Director
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Dean and Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs for the School of Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Year appointed: 2016

Lucile L. Adams-Campbell, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Minority Health & Health Disparities Research
Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Senior Associate Dean for Community Outreach and Engagement
Professor of Oncology
Georgetown University
Year appointed: 2018

Carlos L. Arteaga, M.D.
Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Year appointed: 2021

Monica L. Baskin, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement
O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor of Preventive Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Year appointed: 2021

John D. Carpten, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Translational Genomics
Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Southern California
Year appointed: 2021

Adrienne D. Cox, Ph.D.
Professor of Radiation Oncology and Pharmacology
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Year appointed: 2019

Ernest T. Hawk, M.D., M.P.H.
Vice President for Cancer Prevention & Head, Division of Cancer Prevention & Population Sciences
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Year appointed: 2019

Terry Hyslop, Ph.D.
Professor of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
Duke Cancer Institute
Duke University
Year appointed: 2020

Karen L. Kelly, M.D.
Associate Director of Clinical Research
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine
University of California-Davis
Year appointed: 2020

Warren A. Kibbe, Ph.D.
Chief for Translational Biomedical Informatics
Duke Cancer Institute
Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Duke University
Year appointed: 2019

Patrick J. Loehrer, M.D.
Former Director, Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine
Indiana University
Year appointed: 2020

Augusto Ochoa, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
LSU Health LCMC Health Cancer Center
Louisiana State University
Year appointed: 2021

Evano Piasentin, M.B.A.
Associate Center Director for Research Administration
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Wayne State University
Year appointed: 2021

Shondra Pruett-Miller, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Shared Resources
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Director, Center for Advanced Genome Engineering
Year appointed: 2021

Victoria L. Seewaldt, M.D.
Associate Director of Population Sciences Research
City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor and Chair of Population Sciences
Year appointed: 2021

George J. Weiner, M.D.
Director, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor of Internal Medicine
University of Iowa
Year appointed: 2020

Cheryl L. Willman, MD Director, Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center
Executive Director of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
Professor of Pathology
Year appointed: 2018