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October 13, 2014

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR

Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Cancer Education Committee

I am excited to share a new initiative with you, aimed at improving cancer training and education throughout our institutions.

We currently have a multitude of training environments, many of which are not coordinated with each other and do not take full advantage of the superb training environment that our location can provide. We believe we have a unique opportunity to take the lead in not only improving the coordinated effort of these cancer activities throughout our training programs, but also to enhance the quality of training, and improve support for these activities through internal sources, philanthropy and grant efforts.

To accomplish these objectives, we have developed the Cancer Education Committee, a group of cancer training leaders throughout our institutions, to start the dialogue about how we can best coordinate activities, consolidate training and expand horizons in cancer in cancer education and research.

Please join me in welcoming this committee and in support of their efforts to improve the reach of the cancer center community in cancer research and education.

Cancer Education Committee
Stanton L. Gerson, MD: Committee Chair; Director, Clinical Oncology Research Career Development Program (K12)
Mark W. Jackson, PhD: Associate Director for Training and Education, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center; Cancer Biology Training Grant (T32)
Robert C. Elston, PhD: Director, Computational Genomic Epidemiology of Cancer (R25)
Li Li, MD, PhD: Associate Director for Prevention Research, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center; Associate Director, Computational Genomic Epidemiology of Cancer (R25)
Noa Noy, PhD: Director, Cancer Pharmacology Training Grant (R25); Cancer Pharmacology Training Program (CPTP)
Joseph A. Bokar, MD, PhD: Associate Professor, Medicine- Hematology and Oncology, CWRU SOM
Smitha S. Krishnamurthi, MD: Associate Professor, Medicine- Hematology and Oncology, CWRU SOM
Siran M. Koroukian, PhD: Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, CWRU
Rachel Egler, MD: Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, CWRU SOM
David Mansur, MD: Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology, CWRU SOM
Timothy D. Gilligan, MD, MS: Director, Cleveland Clinic Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellowship Program
Jennifer Eads, MD (Trainee Representative): Clinical Oncology Research Career Development Program (K12) Scholar