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Internal Advisory Committee

As the main organizational structure that provides internal advice to the Partnership, the Internal Advisory Committee:

  • Reviews abstract/concept sheets before new proposals are written
  • Evaluates all new proposals (at least two members)
  • Provides recommendations for establishing overall priorities, changing directions and identifying new areas of opportunity for the Partnership
  • Reviews current pilot projects and programs and recommends their continuation or termination
  • Reviews and recommends changes in institutional commitment of resources
  • Assists in the identification of projects that need to be moved to the next stage of development

Internal Advisory Committee Members

  • Jose Carlo, M.D., IAC Chairperson
    Chancellor
    UPR-Medical Sciences Campus
  • Anil Sood, M.D., IAC Chairperson
    Professor
    Gynecology Oncology
    MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Julio Benabe, M.D.
    Director
    Clinical Research Center
    UPR-Medical Sciences Campus
  • Fernando Cabanillas, M.D.
    Adjunct Professor
    Internal Medicine
    UPR-Medical Sciences Campus
  • Luis Clavell, M.D.
    Adjunct Professor
    School of Medicine
    UPR-Medical Sciences Campus
  • Cathy Flaitz, D.D.S.
    Dean
    UT Dental Branch-Houston
  • Jose Garcia-Arraras, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Biology
    UPR-Rio Piedras
  • Elizabeth Grimm, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Experimental Therapeutics
    MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Guillermina Lozano, Ph.D.
    Chair and Professor
    Cancer Genetics
    MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Carlos Rinaldi, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor
    Chemical Engineering
    UPR-Mayaguez
  • Leslie Schover, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Behavioral Science
    MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Stephen Ullrich, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Immunology
    MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Cheryl Walker, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Carcinogenesis
    MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Brad Weiner, Ph.D.
    Dean
    School of Natural Sciences
    UPR-Rio Piedras

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