Officers

Randall Brand, MD

President

University of Pittsburgh

Medical Center

Pittsburgh, PA

Swati Patel, MD, MS

President-Elect

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Aurora, CO

Matthew B. Yurgelun, MD

President

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Michael J. Hall, MD, MS

Treasurer

Fox Chase Cancer Center

Philadelphia, PA

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James Church, MD

Administrative Director

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

MEET OUR LEADERSHIP

Council Members

Bryson Katona, MD, PhD

(Term: 2020-2023)
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Beth Dudley, MS, MPH, CGC

(Term: 2021-2024)
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Eduardo Vilar-Sanchez, MD, PhD

(Term: 2021-2024)
MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

Peter P. Stanich, MD

(Term: 2018-2021)
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Columbus, OH

Zsofia Stadler, MD 

(Term: 2020-2023)
Memorial Sloan Kettering

Cancer Center Medicine 
New York, NY

Fay Kastrinos, MD, MPH

(Term: 2020-2023)
Columbia University

New York, NY

Collaborative Fund

Steven H. Erdman MD 

Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, OH

Matthew F. Kalady, MD 

Cleveland Clinic  
Cleveland, OH

Wendy Kohlmann, MS, CGC 

University of Utah College of Medicine 
Salt Lake City, UT

Susan K. Peterson, PhD, MPH 

MD Anderson Cancer Center 
Houston, TX 

Elena Stoffel, MD, MPH 

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

 

CGA Committees

The purpose of the CGA Committees is to foster an environment of collaboration and to offer members greater involvement with the society.

EDUCATION

The Education Committee serves as the liaison for all external communication and to oversee CGA information across all platforms. The Committee provides regular updates for the website, reviews literature, and develops educational materials for professionals and patients. The committee also serves as the point of contact for outside organizations.

Chair:

Anu Chittenden, MS, CGC

Vice Chair:

Maureen May, MS, CGC

Members:

Beth Dudley, MS, MPH, CGC

Zsofia Stadler, MD

Leah Biller, MD

Sonia Kupfer, MD

TJ (Thomas) Slavin, MD FACMG, DABMD

Jessica Stoll, MS, CGC

Jennifer Maratt, MD

Lisen Axell, MS, CGC

Veroushka Ballester, MD, MS

RESEARCH

The Research Committee's main objective is to compile a comprehensive list of ongoing studies that are actively recruiting subjects and to provide this information to members through the website. The committee will also work to facilitate collaborations among investigators and will be the CGA contact for large, collaborative studies. Members of the committee will also identify goals for research within CGA.

Chair:

Kimberly Perez, MD

Vice Chair: 

Rachel Hodan, MS, CGC

Members: 

Bryson Katona, MD, PhD

Eduardo Vilar-Sanchez, MD, PhD

Maegan Roberts, MS, CGC

Mev Dominguez-Valentin (EHTG), PhD

Kathryn Mraz, MS, CGC

Linda Rodgers, MGC, CGC

Brian Shirts, MD, PhD

Priyanka Kanth, MD, MS

Sanjeevani Arora, PhD

COMMUNICATIONS & MEMBERSHIP

The Communications/ Membership Committee represents CGA with other professional organizations in an effort to increase membership and grow member engagement through social media platforms. The committee members also serve as liaisons reporting back on activities that are of interest to CGA. This Committee also works on new member recruitment and interacts with members on how CGA can better serve its membership.

Co-Chairs:

Gautam Mankaney, MD

Julie Moskowitz, MS, CGC

Members:

Peter P. Stanich, MD

Fay Kastrinos, MD, MPH

Charles Muller, MD

Michelle Savage, MS, CGC

Danielle McKenna, MS, CGC

Giulia Martina Cavestro, MD, PhD

Cathryn Koptiuch, MS, CGC

Dena Goldberg, MS, CGC

Christine Drogan, CGC

Michelle Springer, MS

Warren Stopak, Medical Student

MEETING PLANNING

The Meeting Planning Committee will oversee the planning of the Annual Meeting.

Chair:

Randall Brand, MD

Vice Chair:

Swati Patel, MD, MS

Matthew Yurgelun, MD

Members:

Rachel Pearlman, MS, LGC

Jill Genua, MD

Greg Idos, MD, MS

Aimee Lucas, MD, MS

Aparajita Singh, MD, MPH

Jose Perea, MD, PhD

Maureen Mork, MS, CGC

Nykole Sutherland, MS

To volunteer for a committee or for additional information, please contact us at cga@pacemedcom.com.