Board of Directors | Friends of Cancer Research

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Board of Directors

Executive Committee:

  • Ellen V. Sigal, Ph.D.

    Chair & Founder, Friends of Cancer Research
    Independent voting member, term ending 2018
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  • Marlene Malek, R.N.

    Board Vice Chair, Friends of Cancer Research
    Independent voting member, term ending 2018
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  • Jeff Allen, Ph.D.

    President and CEO, Friends of Cancer Research
    Voting member, term ending 2019
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  • Barbara Duffy Stewart, M.P.H.

    Executive Director, Association of American Cancer Institutes, Secretary
    Independent voting member, term ending 2018
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  • Sudip S. Parikh, Ph.D.

    Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DIA Americas, Treasurer
    Independent voting member, term ending 2018
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  • Margaret Foti, Ph.D., M.D. (h.c.)

    Chief Executive Officer, American Association for Cancer Research
    Independent voting member, term ending 2018
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  • Jonathan Leff

    Partner, Deerfield Management
    Independent voting member, term ending 2018
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  • David Mitchell

    President, Patients for Affordable Drugs
    Independent voting member, term ending 2018
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  • Joel S. Marcus

    Executive Chairman & Founder, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc./Alexandria Venture Investments; Co-Founder, Alexandria Summit
    Independent voting member, term ending 2018
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  • Richard Schilsky, M.D.

    Chief Medical Officer, American Society of Clinical Oncology
    Independent voting member, term ending 2018
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Board Members:

  • Pennie Abramson, Ph.D. (h.c.)

    President's Circle, The Weizmann Institute of Science
    Independent voting member, term ending 2019
     

  • Carolyn "Bo" Aldige

    President & Founder, Prevent Cancer Foundation
    Independent voting member, term ending 2019
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  • Anna Barker, Ph.D.

    Professor & Director, Transformative Healthcare Networks, Arizona State University
    Independent voting member, term ending 2019
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  • Edward J. Benz, Jr. M.D.

    President and Chief Executive Officer Emeritus, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Independent voting member, term ending 2020
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  • Christopher W. Hansen

    President, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
    Independent voting member, term ending 2019
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  • Sherry Lansing

    Chief Executive Officer, The Sherry Lansing Foundation
    Independent voting member, term ending 2020
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  • Mary Woolley

    President, Research!America
    Independent voting member, term ending 2020
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  • Robert C. Young, M.D.

    President, RCYMedicine
    Independent voting member, term ending 2020
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