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Faculty and Staff


Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D.
Professor, Director, Integrative Medicine Program

Michael Fisch, M.D.
Professor, Chair, Department of General Oncology

Richard Tsong Lee, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Medical Director, Integrative Medicine Program

Alejandro Chaoul, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Director of Education, Integrative Medicine Program

Gabriel Lopez, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Integrative Medicine Program

Peiying Yang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Integrative Medicine Program

Kathrin Milbury, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, General Oncology

M. Kay Garcia, DrPH, LAc
Associate Professor

Education and Training

Cameron Slavin
Operations Manager

Felicia Stephens
Program Coordinator

Kira Taniguchi, MA
Program Coordinator

Romana Polanska
Sr. Health Education Specialist

Charles Mikeska
Administrative Assistant

Clinical Services

Cynthia Powers, MSN, RN
Clinical Administrative Director

Sanober Ajani, MBA, CPC
Clinical Business Manager

Anne Marie Alcala, RN-BC, BSN
Clinical Program Manager

Edrea Cook
Administrative Assistant

M. Alejandro Chaoul, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Meditation Consultations

Michael Spano, MS, LAc

Michael Richardson, M.T.-B.C.
Music Therapist

Ingrid Sevy Moeller, M.A., M.T.-B.C.
Music Therapist

Curtiss Beinhorn, LMT, BCTMB
Massage Therapist

Sat Siri Sumler, LMT, NCTMB
Massage Therapist

Michael Tighe, LMT, MTI
Massage Therapist

Catherine R. Powers-James, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Sharon Mattox, RN
Clinical Nurse, Outpatient

Jill Flury, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Jane Williams, MSN, FNP, RN
Advanced Practice Nurse

Stephanie Maxson, MS, RD, CSO, LD
Sr. Clinical Dietitian

Xanthia Baptiste-Gordon
Patient Services Coordinator

Tanier Williams
Medical Assistant


Amy Spelman, Ph.D., M.PH.
Program Director

Kay Garcia, Dr.P.H., M.S.N., LAc
Associate Professor

Leslie Graham-Getty, MSOM, MS, DC, LAc, LI

Donna Capps, M.A.
Grant Program Manager

Qi X. Wei, M.S.
Senior Statistical Analyst

Robin Haddad, M.P.H.
Senior Clinical Study Coordinator

Zinat Taiwo
Senior Research Data Coordinator

Lisa Connelly
Senior Counseling Associate

Rosalinda Engle, M.A.
Mind-Body Intervention Specialist

Smitha Mallaiah
Mind-Body Intervention Specialist

Amie Koronczok
Mind-Body Intervention Specialist

Sarah Prinsloo, Ph.D.
Population Sciences Fellow

Stephanie Gabel, M.A.
Behavioral Science Lab Technician

Amica Onyemeh-Sea, M.A.
Research Data Coordinator

Sukhvinder Cheema, M.A.
Research Data Coordinator

Sarah Nguyen
Research Data Coordinator

Andrew Cusimano
Research Data Coordinator

Members of Collaborating Departments, Centers and Institutions

Bharat Aggarwal, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Experimental Therapeutics
Chief, Section of Cytokine Research

Banu Arun, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Breast Medical Oncology

Joseph Chiang, M.D.
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Larry Driver, M.D.
Professor, Department of Cancer Pain Management

Ying Guo, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine

Zhongxing Liao, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology

Luis Vence, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist, Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology

Patricia Parker, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Behavioral Science

Louis Pisters, M.D.
Professor, Department of Urology

Janet Price, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Cancer Biology

Laszlo Radvanyi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology

Kenneth Sapire, M.D.
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine

Judith Smith, Pharm.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Gynecologic Oncology

Michael Wang, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Lymphoma & Myeloma

Qingyi Wei, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Epidemiology
American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Houston, TX

Fudan University Cancer Hospital
Shanghai, PR China

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