NCI-Designated Cancer Center

Leadership and Board
NCI-Designated Cancer Center

Cancer Center Leadership

Cancer Center External Advisory Board

External advice regarding the scientific programs of the Cancer Center is provided by the External Advisory Board (CCEAB). Advisory board members are recognized leaders in areas of research, have broad interest and knowledge in cancer research, and bring forth significant administrative and leadership expertise.

Kevan Shokat, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF; Professor, Department of Chemistry, UC Berkeley

Lisa Sideras

Associate Director, Cancer Center Administration, The Wistar Institute Cancer Center Philadelphia, PA

M. Celeste Simon, Ph.D.

Scientific Director, The Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute
Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Community Advisory Board

Our Community Advisory Board is a group of non-scientist volunteers who advocate for the Cancer Center. They provide an essential link with local, national and global communities. 

Ruth Claire Black, J.D.

Community Advisory Board Member - NCI-Designated Cancer Center
Executive Director, Online Innovation and Online Education, The California State University System