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Planning Committee

Monica Webb Hooper, PhD
Director, Office of Cancer Disparities Research, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor, General Medical Sciences (Oncology), Family Medicine, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, and Psychological Sciences, Case Western Reserve University 
Member, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Jame Abraham, MD
Director, Breast Oncology Program, Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic
Co-director,  Comprehensive Breast Cancer Program, Cleveland Clinic 
Professor, Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Member, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Kris Austin, LSW, MSED
Chief Marketing Officer, The Gathering Place

Natalie E. Joseph, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery, Case Western Reserve University
Director, Division of Surgical Oncology, MetroHealth Medical Center
Medical Director, Breast Center at MetroHealth 

Siran Koroukian, PhD
Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Member, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Smitha Krishnamurthi, MD
Director, Clinical Trials Office, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Associate Professor, Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Medical Oncologist, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Member, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Cynthia Owusu, MD, MSc
Member, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Medical Oncologist, University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center 
Member, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

Paola Raska, PhD
Community Outreach and Health Disparities Research Program Coordinator, Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic