Executive Committee

The Alliance Executive Committee is chaired by the Group Chair and includes the Group Vice Chair, Program Directors, and eight representatives elected from the Board of Directors, including four Principal Investigators from academic member institutions and four Principal Investigators from community member institutions. The Executive Committee sets the scientific agenda of the Group by approving protocols at the concept stage. In addition, the Executive Committee approves the appointment of the Chairs of the Disease and Modality committees and is responsible for the management of Group affairs.

Evanthia Galanis, MD
Group Chair

Olwen Hahn, MD
Central Protocol Operations Program
Sumithra J. Mandrekar, PhD
Statistics and Data Management Program
Electra D. Paskett, PhD
Cancer Control Program
W. Fraser Symmans, MD
Translational Research Program
Isabelle Bedrosian. MD
Procedure-Based Therapy Program

Tareq Al Baghdadi, MD
Trinity Health Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital Ann Arbor
Daniel M. Anderson, MD, MPH
Metro Minnesota Community Oncology Research Consortium NCORP
Bryan A. Faller, MD
Heartland Cancer Research NCORP
Heidi Klepin, MD
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
Marilyn A. Leitch, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center LAPS
Matthew Poppe, MD
University of Utah - Huntsman Cancer Institute LAPS
Jennifer Suga, MD, MPH
Kaiser Permanente NCI Community Oncology Research Program
Clarie F. Verschraegen, MD
Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center LAPS

Richard M. Goldberg, MD
Cancer Center Collaborations
Steven Piantadosi, MD, PhD
Strategic Initiatives and Innovation
Patty Spears
Patient Advocacy
Mark A. Watson, MD, PhD
Biorepository Systems