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UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Administration

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Co-Leaders

Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Stanley M. Marks, MD Chairman, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Executive Leadership

K. Scott Baker Vice President, UPMC; Chief Government Relations Officer
Catherine Bender, PhD Co-Leader, Biobehavioral Cancer Control Program
Michael J. Becich, MD, PhD Associate Director, Cancer Informatics
Charles E. Bogosta, MBA President, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Richard Bondi Chief Financial Officer
Dana Bovbjerg, PhD Co-Leader, Biobehavioral Cancer Control Program
Adam Brufsky, MD, PhD Co-Leader, Cancer Therapeutics Program
Ronald Buckanovich, MD, PhD  Co-Leader, Cancer Biology Program 
Edward Chu, MD Deputy Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Chief, Division of Hematology-Oncology; Co-Leader, Cancer Therapeutics Program
Deidre Cleary, RN, BSN, CCRC Senior Director, Clinical Research Administration
Frank Czura, CPA Vice President, Compliance and Privacy
Devin Dressman, PhD Associate Director, Research Operations and Strategic Alliances
Stephanie K. Dutton, MPA Chief Operating Officer and Vice President
Chad A. Ellis, PhD Deputy Director, Research Administration
Leisha Emens, MD, PhD Co-Leader, Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Program
Shou-Jiang (SJ) Gao, PhD  Leader, Cancer Virology Program 
Susan Gibson, RN, BSN, MBA Senior Director, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, Shadyside
Maureen Hatch, MBA Senior Director, Operations
James Herman, MD Co-Leader, Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Program
James Luketich, MD Co-Director, Surgical Oncology Services; Chairman, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Joel Nelson, MD Frederic N. Schwentker Professor and Chairman, Department of Urology
Steffi Oesterreich, PhD Co-Leader, Cancer Biology Program
Patricia Opresko, PhD Co-Leader, Genome Stability Program
Bhanu Pappu, PhD, MHA Associate Director Vice President, Clinical Research Operations and Strategy
Michelle Fisher Reyes Director, Advocacy and External Relations, UPMC
Susan Schoonover Research Manager, Surgical Oncology
Shivendra V. Singh, PhD Associate Director, Basic Research
Cheryl Steele, RN, MSN, MPM, AOCN Director, Regulatory, Quality, and Safety, Medical Oncology
Scot Stevens Chief Information Officer
Nina Thomas Director, Human Resources
Bennett Van Houten, PhD Co-Leader, Genome Stability Program
Dario Vignali, PhD Co-Leader, Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Program
Jessica Weidensall Senior Director, Marketing
Elizabeth Wild, MBA Senior Vice President
Peter Wipf, PhD Co-Leader, Cancer Therapeutics Program
Antoinette J. Wozniak, MD, FACP, FASCO Associate Director, Clinical Investigation
Jian-Min Yuan, MD, PhD Associate Director, Cancer Control and Population Sciences; Co-Leader, Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Program
Hassane Zarour, MD Co-Leader, Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Program
Wendy Zellner Vice President, Media Relations 
Amer H. Zureikat, MD, FACS Interim Vice Chairman, Surgical Oncology; Chief, GI Surgical Oncology Services

Visit our Research Administration section for more information about research leadership, including our Research Executive Advisory Committee, directors of Shared Resources, Training Committee, and Committee for Health Equity and Community Outreach & Engagement.