Officers

MEET OUR LEADERSHIP

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Swati Patel, MD, MS
President
University of Colorado
Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, CO

Peter Stanich, MD
President-Elect
Ohio State University 
Wexner Medical Center 
Columbus, OH

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Randall  Brand, MD
Past President
University of Pittsburgh
Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

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

Council Members

Bryson Katona, MD, PhD

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

Beth Yurkovich, 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

Aparajita Singh, MD, MPH

(Term: 2022-2025)

University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

Rachel Pearlman, MS, LGC

(Term: 2022-2025)
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Centre
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

Sonia Kupfer, MD

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

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:
Veroushka Ballester, MD, MS
Members:
Maureen May, MS, CGC
Beth Yurkovich,MS, MPH, CGC
Zsofia Stadler, MD
Leah Biller, MD
Sonia Kupfer, MD
TJ Slavin, MD
Jess Stoll, MS, CGC
Lisen Axell, MS, CGC
Nicolette Rodriguez, MD, MPH
Pooja Dharwadkar, MD
Joshua Sommovilla, MD
Jessica Long, MS, CGC

 

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.

Chair:

Julie Moskowitz, MS, CGC

Vice Chair:

Charles Muller, MD

Members:

Fay Kastrinos, MD, MPH

Michelle Savage, MS, CGC

Danielle McKenna, MS, CGC

Giulia Martina Cavestro, MD, PhD

Cathryn Koptiuch, MS, CGC

Christine Drogan, CGC

Michelle Springer, MS, CGC

Warren Stopak, Medical Student

Nicholas Bartell, MD

Claudio Heine, MD

Kimberley Hilfrank, MS, MPH

David Dubin, Pt Advocate

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:
Rachel Hodan, MS, CGC
Vice Chair: 
Linda Rodgers, MS, CGC
Members: 
Bryson Katona, MD, PhD
Eduardo Vilar-Sanchez, MD, PhD
Mev Dominguez-Valentin (EHTG), PhD
Kathryn Mraz, MS, CGC
Brian Shirts, MD, PhD
Priyanka Kanth, MD, MS
Sanjeevani Arora, PhD
David Liska, MD, MA
Joshua Melson, MD, MA
Francesc Balaguer, MD, PhD, AGAF
Dan Li, MD
Jose Guillem, MD, MPH
Joanne Jeter, MD

MEETING PLANNING

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

Chair:
Swati Patel, MD, MS
Vice Chair:
Peter Stanich, MD
Randall Brand, MD
Members:
Greg Idos, MD, MS
Aimee Lucas, MD, MS
Jose Perea, MD, PhD
Maureen Mork, MS, CGC
Michael Hall, MD, MS
Gautam Mankaney, MD
Alicia Latham, MD
Dana Zakalik, MD

DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION (DEI)

This committee is responsible for promoting diversity and inclusiveness throughout the organization, including in its membership, governance and education programming.  Each member acts as an ambassador to another working committee to ensure all activities adhere to the CGA-IGC Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Chair:
Greg Idos, MD, MS
Vice Chair: 
Pardeep Kaurah, PhD, MSc, CCGC
Members: 
Nicolette Rodriguez, MD, MPH
Linda Rodgers, MS, CGC
Daniel Pineda-Alvarez, MD, FACMG
Charité Ricker, MS, CGC
Amie Blanco, MS, GC
Lauren Gima, MS, LCGC
Charles Muller, MD

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