Skip to Main

Leadership

Carlos L. Arteaga, M.D.

Carlos L. Arteaga, M.D.

Director

Associate Dean of Oncology Programs

Melanie Cobb, Ph.D.

Melanie Cobb, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Basic Science

Professor, Pharmacology

Jason Fleming, M.D., FACS

Jason Fleming, M.D., FACS

Deputy Director for Clinical Affairs

Professor, Surgery

Becky Gibson

Becky Gibson, M.S.M.

Associate Director of Administration

Ralf Kittler, Ph.D.

Ralf Kittler, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Shared Resources

Associate Professor, Pharmacology

Elisabeth Martinez, Ph.D.

Elisabeth Martinez, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Cancer Center Culture

Associate Professor, Pharmacology

Sandi Pruitt, Ph.D.

Sandi Pruitt, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Community Outreach, Engagement and Equity

Associate Professor, Peter O'Donnell Jr. School of Public Health

Jerry Shay, Ph.D.

Jerry Shay, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Education and Training

Professor, Cell Biology

Celette Sugg Skinner, Ph.D.

Celette Sugg Skinner, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Population Science

Professor, Peter O'Donnell Jr. School of Public Health

Kyle A. Taylor, M.H.S.A., CPHQ

Kyle A. Taylor, M.H.S.A., CPHQ

Associate Vice President

Tian Zhang, M.D.

Tian Zhang, M.D.

Associate Director of Clinical Research

Associate Professor, Internal Medicine

Internal Advisory Board

David Johnson, M.D., Chair

Professor, Internal Medicine

Samuel Achilefu, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Biomedical Engineering

Joan Conaway, Ph.D.

Vice Provost and Dean, Basic Research

Professor, Molecular Biology

William Dauer, M.D.

Director, Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute

Professor, Neurology and Neuroscience

Lora Hooper, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Immunology

Shawna Nesbitt, M.D.

Vice President and Chief Institutional Opportunity Officer

Professor, Internal Medicine

Saad Omer, M.B.B.S, Ph.D.

Dean, Peter O’Donnell Jr. School of Public Health

Eric Peterson, M.D., M.P.H.

Vice Provost and Sr Assoc Dean, Clinical Research

Professor, Internal Medicine

Margaret Phillips, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Biochemistry

Marcia Schneider, MBA

VP Health System Strategy & Business Development

Thomas Wang, M.D.

Professor and Chair, Internal Medicine

Herbert Zeh, M.D.

Professor and Chair, Surgery

External Advisory Board

Stanton L. Gerson, M.D., Chair

Case Comprehensive Center

Carole Baas, Ph.D.

NCI Physical Sciences in Oncology Centers

Lewis A. Chodosh, M.D., Ph.D.

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Timothy Eberlein, M.D.

Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine

Richard Gaynor, M.D.

BioNTech

David Gosky, M.A., MBA

Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center

Ernest Hawk, M.D., Ph.D.

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Anita Kinney, Ph.D., RN

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Helen Piwnica-Worms, Ph.D.

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Leon Platanias, M.D., Ph.D.

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

Joan Sweasy, Ph.D.

University of Arizona Cancer Center

Cornelia Ulrich, Ph.D., M.S.

Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah

Everett E. Vokes, M.D.

University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center

Cheryl Williams, M.D.

Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center

Robert Winn, M.D.

Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center

Community Advisory Board

Edgar Carmona

Consulate General of Mexico in Dallas

Mercedes Cruz-Ruiz, CHW I, Vice Chair

Aetna, HealthBridge4U

Tanya Downing

Hope Clinic

David Faltys

Past Affiliation: Carroll ISD

Martha Fernandez

Dallas College

Pearl Garza Fracchia, Immediate Past Chair

Past Affiliation: Dallas ISD

Kimberly Fulda

Nortex Communications, University of North Texas Health Science Center

Danny Garcia, Chair

Community Activist

Matt Garcia

Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce

Jennifer Gibson-Dias, Ph.D.

Texas Christian University

Fernando Gonzalez

Past Affiliation: City of Fort Worth Fire Department

Lakeye Hurd

American Cancer Society

Mervil Johnson

Tarrant County Workforce Solutions, Fatherhood Coalition of Tarrant County

Mateo Magdaleno

IDQ Group, Inc.

Sunil Maini

US-India Chamber of Commerce DFW

Edward Moore

Garland City Council

DT Nguyen

Koan Health

Aideé Granados Peña

Rosa es Rojo

Sydney Portilla-Diggs

Any Step Community Services

Cristal Retana

Children's Health

Mimi Tran

Me Squared Cancer Foundation

Rev. Elizabeth Watson-Martin

Texas Health Resources

Roselyn White

Susan G. Komen

Bob Williams

North Texas Prostate Cancer Coalition