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NPAF Board of Directors

Founders

Nancy Davenport-Ennis and John H. “Jack” Ennis

Executive Board of Directors

*Executive Board Officers

*Edith Mitchell, MD, FACP
Board President
Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology
Program Leader, Gastrointestinal Oncology
Department of Medical Oncology
Director, Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities
Associate Director, Diversity Affairs

*Otis Maynard, Esq.
Board Vice President
Associate General Counsel
United Healthcare

*Al Benson III, MD, FACP
Immediate Past Board President
Professor of Medicine
Associate Director for Clinical Investigations
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

*Alan J. Balch, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
Patient Advocate Foundation
National Patient Advocate Foundation

*Nancy Davenport-Ennis (retired)
Founder, Chair Emerita

*Larri Short, JD
Board Secretary
Retired Partner, Arent Fox LLC

*John L. Murphy
Finance Committee Chair
Partner & Head of Research
Saguenay Strathmore Capital (retired)

Maureen Culbertson
Managing Director
Deloitte Government and Public Services Practice

Norm Hubbard
Chief Business Officer at the Office of
Health Services, Michigan State University
Former Executive Vice President
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Bryan Loy, MD, MBA
Humana Cancer Care Initiatives
Humana Laboratory and Personalized Medicine
Clinical Laboratory Advisor for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Anaeze C. Offodile II, MD, MPH
Executive Director for Clinical Transformation
Assistant Professor Department of Plastic Surgery
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Daniel Press, PhD
Professor of Environment Studies
University of California, Santa Cruz
(Effective June 17, 2020)

Reginald Tucker-Seeley, MA, ScM, ScD
Assistant Professor Leonard Davis School of Gerontology at the University of Southern California

 

Scientific Advisory Committee

Charles Balch, MD, FACS
Chair, Scientific Advisory Committee
Professor of Surgery
University of Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center
University of Texas

Marc Stewart, MD
Immediate Past President
Professor of Medicine,
University of Washington
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
University of Washington

Dennis A. Gastineau, MD
Chair, Division of Hematology
Director, Human Cell Therapy Laboratory
Divisions of Transfusion Medicine & Hematology
Mayo Clinic

Pamela S. Becker, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine/Hematology
Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
University of Washington

Al Benson III, MD, FACP
NPAF Board President
Professor of Medicine
Associate Director for Clinical Investigations
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University

David Brizel, MD, FASTRO
Leonard R. Prosnitz Professor of Radiation Oncology
Professor in Head & Neck Surgery
Co-Director, Head & Neck Cancer Program
Duke University Medical Center

Pamela Douglas, MD, MACC, FASE, FAHA
Ursula Geller Professor of Research in Cardiovascular Diseases
Director of Imaging Program at DCRI
Duke University Medical Center

Jean G. Ford, MD
Albert Einstein Medical Center

Paul J. Martin, MD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Professor of Medicine
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
University of Washington

Edith Mitchell, MD, FACP
Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology
Program Leader, Gastrointestinal Oncology
Department of Medical Oncology
Director, Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities
Associate Director, Diversity Affairs
Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson

Deborah Morosini, MD
VP, Clinical Affairs & Patient Engagement
Loxo Oncology, Inc.

Robert M. Rifkin, MD, FACP
Attending Physician
Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers

Lori Williams, PhD, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor
Department of Symptom Research
University of Texas
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Sandra L. Wong, MD, MS
Chair of Surgery
Dartmouth-Hitchcock & Geisel School of Medicine