Membership

2022-2023

Katherine Aird, PhD
Member, Cancer Biology Program
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

 

Kelly M. Bailey, MD, PhD
Member, Cancer Biology Program, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Pediatric Oncologist, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

 

 Riyue "Sunny" BaoRiyue “Sunny” Bao, PhD
Co-Director, Cancer Bioinformatics Services
Member, Cancer Biology Program,
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Research Associate Professor
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

 

Dr. Monica Baskin

Monica Baskin, PhD
Associate Director, Health Equity and Community Outreach & Engagement
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Associate Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Community Health Equity
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
 

Tullia C. Bruno, PhD
Member, Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Program
Member, Tumor Microenvironment Center
Scientific Director, Cytometry Facility
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

Timothy BurnsTimothy F. Burns, MD, PhD
Member, Cancer Biology Program
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Associate Professor,  Division of Hematology/Oncology
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

 

Yvonne ChaoYvonne Chao, MD, PhD
Member, Cancer Biology Program
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

 

Lan CoffmanLan Coffman, MD, PhD
Member, Cancer Biology Program
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

 

Rachel Cumberland
Laboratory Manager
Delgoffe Lab (who is a Member, Cancer Immunology and
Immunotherapy Program)
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

 

Devin Dressman, PhD
Associate Director
Research Operations and Strategy
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

 

 

Wei DuWei Du, MD, PhD
Member, Genome Stability Program
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Associate Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

 

Natalie Galanina, MD
Member, Cancer Therapeutics Program
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

 

Emily GeramitaEmily Geramita, MD
Fellow
Division of Hematology/Oncology
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
 

 

 Annie Im, MD
Member, Cancer Therapeutics Program
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Associate Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

 

Dorata Jazwinska

Dorota Jazwinska
PhD Candidate
Zervantonakis Lab (who is a Member, Cancer Biology Program)
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Department of Bioengineering
University of Pittsburgh

 

Gera Jochum
Director, Research Communications
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
University of Pittsburgh

 

 

Yana Najjar, MD
Member, Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Program
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

 

Marci Lee NilsenMarci Lee Nilsen, PhD, RN, CHPN
Member, Biobehavioral Cancer Control Program
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Assistant Professor, Acute and Tertiary Care, School of Nursing
Department of Otolaryngology
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

 

Abigail DelgoffeAbigail Overacre-Delgoffe, PhD
Member, Tumor Microenvironment Center
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

 

Amy Powers
Research Specialist
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
University of Pittsburgh

 

 

Adam SoloffAdam C. Soloff, PhD
Member, Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Program
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

 

Jennifer XavierJennifer M. Xavier, PhD
Associate Director of Research
Institute for Precision Medicine
Research Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

 

Administrative Assistant:

Laurice Vance-Carr
Senior Administrator
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center University of Pittsburgh

 

 


 Seasoned Advisors:

Dr. Robert Ferris headshot
Robert Ferris, MD, PhD
Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Hillman Professor of Oncology
Associate Vice Chancellor for Cancer Research
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

 

Olivera FinnOlivera Finn, PhD
Member, Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Program
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Distinguished Professor, Department of Immunology, Department of Surgery
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

 

Deborah L. Galson, PhD
Member, Genome Stability Program
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Associate Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
 

 

Steffi Oesterreich, PhD
Co-Leader, Cancer Biology Program
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Co-Director, Women’s Cancer Research Center, UPMC Hillman and Magee-Womens Research Institute
Professor & Vice Chair, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

 

Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, PhD
Associate Director for Translational Research Co-Leader, Cancer Therapeutics Program
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Stanley M. Marks-OHA Endowed Chair Division of Hematology/Oncology School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

 

Linda “Lyn” Robertson, DrPH, MSN, BSN
Director of Cancer Screening and External Partnerships
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology
School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Public Health
University of Pittsburgh

 

Laura P. Stabile, PhD
Member, Cancer Biology Program
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

 

Antoinette J. Wozniak, MD, FACP, FASCO
Associate Director of Clinical Research
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Visiting Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology/Oncology
School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

 


Past Chairs:
Lisa Butterfield, PhD
Kara Bernstein, PhD