Board of Directors

Executive Committee:

  • Ellen V. Sigal, Ph.D.

    Chair & Founder, Friends of Cancer Research
    Independent voting member, term ending 2023
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  • Marlene Malek, R.N.

    Vice Chair, Friends of Cancer Research
    Independent voting member, term ending 2023
    Full Bio

  • Jeff Allen, Ph.D.

    President and CEO, Friends of Cancer Research
    Voting member, term ending 2023
    Full Bio

  • Anna Barker, Ph.D.

    Chief Strategy Officer, Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine, University of Southern California, Secretary
    Independent voting member, term ending 2023
    Full Bio

  • Sudip S. Parikh, Ph.D.

    Chief Executive Officer, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Treasurer
    Independent voting member, term ending 2023
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  • Margaret Foti, Ph.D., M.D. (h.c.)

    Chief Executive Officer, American Association for Cancer Research
    Independent voting member, term ending 2023
    Full Bio

  • David Mitchell

    Founder & President, Patients for Affordable Drugs
    Independent voting member, term ending 2023
    Full Bio

  • Richard Schilsky, M.D.

    Emeritus, University of Chicago
    Independent voting member, term ending 2023
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Board Members:

  • Pennie Abramson, Ph.D. (h.c.)

    President’s Circle, The Weizmann Institute of Science
    Independent voting member, term ending 2023

  • Margaret Anderson

    Chief Marketing Officer, Federal Health Sector; DEI Leader, Strategy & Analytics, Government & Public Services, Deloitte Consulting LLP
    Independent voting member, term ending 2022
    Full Bio

  • Carolyn “Bo” Aldige

    President & Founder, Prevent Cancer Foundation
    Independent voting member, term ending 2023
    Full Bio

  • Edward J. Benz, Jr. M.D.

    President and Chief Executive Officer Emeritus, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Independent voting member, term ending 2022
    Full Bio

  • Elizabeth Thompson

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, TRANSCEND4GOOD
    Independent voting member, term ending 2022
    Full Bio

  • Robert C. Young, M.D.

    President, RCYMedicine
    Independent voting member, term ending 2022
    Full Bio