Advisory Boards

National Advisory Board

Anthony Back, M.D.
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
University of Washington
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, Washington

Jonathan S. Berek, M.D., M.M.S.
Professor and Chair
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California

Kelly Fryer-Edwards, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Medical History & Ethics
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington

Gary L. Kreps, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Communication
Director, Center for Health and Risk Communication
George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia

Elizabeth A. Rider, M.S.W., M.D., FAAP
Director of Programs for Communication Skills
John D. Stoeckle Center for Primary Care Innovation, Massachusetts General Hospital
Director of Academic Programs
Institute for Professionalism and Ethical Practice, Children's Hospital Boston
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Co-Chair, Medicine Academy, National Academies of Practice

Lidia Schapira, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Staff Oncologist
Gillette Center for Breast Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital

James A Tulsky, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Nursing
Director, Center for Palliative Care
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina

Heather F. West, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, VA

International Advisory Board

Barry D. Bultz, Ph.D., R.Psych.
Director, Dept. of Psychosocial Resources,
Program Leader: Psychosocial Oncology, Supportive, Pain and Palliative Care
Tom Baker Cancer Centre, and
Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Josephine Clayton, M.B.B.S., Ph.D. FRACP
Head of Department of Palliative Care and Senior Lecturer,
E25 - Royal North Shore Hospital,
The University of Sydney,
Sydney, Australia

Anna Costantini, Ph.D.
Chief of Psycho-Oncology Unit
Department of Oncological Sciences
Sant Andrea Hospital
Second Faculty of Medicine
Sapienza University of Rome
Rome, Italy

Andrea Gaisser, M.D.
Cancer Information Service
German Cancer Research Center and National Center of Tumor Diseases
Heidelberg, Germany

Luigi Grassi, M.D.
Professor and Chair of Psychiatry
Chair Department of Biomedical & Specialty Surgical Science
University of Ferrara, Italy Alexander Marmé
Department of Gynecological Oncology
Women's Hospital
University of Tuebingen

Dr. Luzia Travado
Chief of Clinical Psychology Unit
Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, EPE
Hospital de S. José
Lisboa, Portugal

Yosuke Uchitomi, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Psycho-Oncology Division
National Cancer Center Research Institute East
Kashiwa, Japan

Vincenzo Ziparo, M.D.
Professor of Surgery
Second Medical School
Sapienza Università di Roma (Italy)

Internal Advisory Board

Janis Apted, M.L.S.
Associate Vice President,
Faculty & Academic Career Enhancement (FACE)

John Bingham, M.H.A.
Vice President of Performance Improvement,
Chief Quality Officer

Diane C. Bodurka, M.D.
Associate Professor and Fellowship Program Director,
Department of Gynecologic Oncology

Barbara Bowman, R.N., J.D.
Associate Vice President, Patient Services,
Office of the Vice President of Medical Affairs

Sharon Bronson, M.S., R.Ph.
Director, Pharmacy Academic Programs

Eduardo Bruera, M.D.
Professor, Chair, Palliative Care & Rehabilitation Medicine

Thomas A. Buchholz, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Radiation Oncology

Paul M Cinciripini, Ph.D.
Professor, Deputy Chair and Director Tobacco Treatment Program,
Department of Behavioral Science

Gerald S Falchook
Medical Oncology

Michael Fisch, M.D., M.P.H., FACP
Associate Professor,
Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology

Laura Fletcher, M.A., LPC
Place ... of wellness

David M Ford, Ed.D.
Program Director, Faculty Teaching Skills Program, Faculty & Academic Career Enhancement (FACE)

Emil J Freireich, M.D.
Professor, Department of Leukemia, Director of Special Medical Education Programs

Harry Gibbs, M.D.
Associate Professor, Vice President, Institutional Diversity

Mark R. Gilbert, M.D.
Professor and Deputy Chair
Department of Neuro-oncology

Ellen R. Gritz, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Dept of Behavioral Science
Olla S. Stribling Distinguished Chair for Cancer Research

Sunni Hosemann, R.N., B.S.N.
Program Education Coordinator, Academic Affairs, Sr Vice President's Office

John Hyatt, L.C.S.W., CEAP
Director, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Health and Wellbeing

Nuhad K Ibrahim, M.D.
Associate Professor, Breast Medical Oncology

David R Jenkins, D.Min.
Director, Chaplaincy and Pastoral Education

Leslie Kian, M.B.A.
Director, Clinical Operations Informatics

Henry Mark Kuerer, M.D., Ph.D., FACS
Professor, Surgical Oncology

Stephen McRae, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Diagnostic Radiology

Susan K Peterson, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor, Behavioral Science

Maura Polansky, M.S., PA-C,
Director Physician Assistant Educational Programs, Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology

Anu Rao, Ph.D.
Director and Ombudsperson, MD Anderson Ombuds Office

Kathie Rickman, A.P.N.

Debra Sivesind, A.P.N.
Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine

Maria E. Suarez-Almazor, M.D., Ph.D.
Barnts Family Distinguished Professor
Deputy Chair, Research Head, Section of Rheumatology
Department of General Internal Medicine, AT, and EC

Richard Theriault, D.O., FACP
Professor, Breast Medical Oncology

Stephen P Tomasovic, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs

Naoto T Ueno,M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Breast Medical Oncology

Louise Villejo, M.P.H.
Executive Director, Patient Education Office

Steven H. Wei, M.S., M.P.H., PA-C
Surgical Oncology

John Weinland,
Associate Director - Graduate Medical Education
Department of Trainee and Alumni Affairs

Robert J Wells, M.D.
Professor, Pediatrics-Patient Care

Donna S Zhukovsky, M.D., FACP
Associate Professor, Palliative Care & Rehabilitation Medicine