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Our Board

Founders

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

Executive Board of Directors

*Executive Board Officers

 *Al Benson III, MD, FACP
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

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

*Nancy Davenport-Ennis
Founder, Chair Emerita

*Diane Mauk
Board Secretary
Chief Architect/President
Software Architects, LLC

*John L. Murphy
Finance Committee Chair

Christopher Boone, PhD, MSHA, FACHE, CPHIMS, PMP
Vice President, Real World Informatics
Avalere Health, an Inovalon Company

Christian G. Downs, JD, MHA
Executive Director
Association of Community Cancer Centers

Brian Garofalo
Managing Partner,
Patient Alliances

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

John Harrington, MBA

Louis Jacques, MD
Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer
ADVI

Lovell Jones, PhD
Associate Dean for Research
Co-Founder, Intercultural Cancer Council
Prairie View A&M University College of Nursing
Co-Founder, Intercultural Cancer Council

Otis Maynard, Esq.
Associate General Counsel
United Healthcare

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

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

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