UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

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Committee for Excellence in Cancer Education and Training

The Committee for Excellence in Cancer Education and Training meets quarterly to review the breadth, depth, accessibility, and effectiveness of available education and training opportunities and to develop recommendations regarding potential new offerings.

Chris Bakkenist, PhD (Chair) Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh
David Boone, PhD Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Director of the UPCI Academy, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Tullia Bruno, PhD Research Assistant Professor of Immunology, University of Pittsburgh
Edward Chu, MD Deputy Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center; Chief, Division of Hematology-Oncology; Co-Leader, Cancer Therapeutics Program, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center; Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Laura De Castro, MD, MBBS Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Director of Benign Hematology, Institute for Transfusion Medicine and UPMC Hillman Cancer Center; Director of Clinical Translational Research, Sickle Cell Disease Research Center of Excellence
Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center; Hillman Professor of Oncology; Co-Director, Tumor Microenvironment Center; Associate Vice-Chancellor for Cancer Research; Professor of Otolaryngology, of Immunology, and of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Erika Friehling, MD Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Carissa Low, PhD Assistant Professor of Medicine (Division of Hematology/Oncology) and Psychology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Steffi Oesterreich, PhD Professor of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Director of Education, Women's Cancer Research Center; Executive Director of the UPCI Academy, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Patricia Opresko, PhD Associate Professor of Environmental & Occupational Health, University of Pittsburgh
Sabina Robinson, PhD Strategic Planning and Scientific Writer, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Shivendra Singh, PhD Associate Director, Basic Research, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center; Professor of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, and Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Richard Steinman, MD, PhD Associate Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine