Academic Difference
The goal of the initiative is to provide evidence of the immense value of academic cancer centers that will be useful at the local and national level as we advocate for support for academic cancer centers along with information that can be tailored to provide evidence of the value of individual cancer centers.
Chair: George J. Weiner, MD
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Iowa
Stanton L. Gerson, MD
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Roy A. Jensen, MD
The University of Kansas Cancer Center
Michelle M. Le Beau, PhD
The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center
Patrick J. Loehrer, Sr., MD
Indiana University Melvin & Bren Simon Cancer Center
Thomas A. Sellers, PhD
Moffitt Cancer Center
Barbara Duffy Stewart, MPH
Association of American Cancer Institutes
 
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Annual Meeting Program
The Annual Meeting Program Committee develops the agenda for the important yearly meeting of the Association’s membership.
Chair: Karen E. Knudsen, PhD
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University
Gerold Bepler, MD, PhD
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
Wayne State University
Maryann Donovan, PhD, MPH
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Stanton L. Gerson, MD
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Laurie H. Glimcher, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Harvard Medical School
David M. Gosky, MA, MBA
UK Markey Cancer Center
Roy A. Jensen, MD
The University of Kansas Cancer Center
Eduardo Sotomayor, MD
GW Cancer Center
Barbara Duffy Stewart, MPH
Association of American Cancer Institutes
Jane Welter, MBA
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
Cheryl L. Willman, MD
University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center
Alex Zafirovski, MBA, RTT, ARRT
The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
of Northwestern University
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By-Laws
The By-laws Committee receives suggested changes to the Association’s by-laws from the membership and recommends changes which it deems necessary and desirable.
Chair: George J. Weiner, MD
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Iowa
Gordon D. Ginder, MD
VCU Massey Cancer Center
Randall C. Main
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
 
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Clinical Research Initiative
The CRI Steering Committee guides and implements activities that encourage best practices and efficient use of resources and operations in cancer center clinical research facilities.
Chair: Carrie Lee, MD, MPH
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ashley Baker Lee, CCRP
City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center
Tricia Adrales Bentz, MHA, CCRP
Hollings Cancer Center
Medical University of South Carolina
Theresa Cummings, RN, MS
University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center
David M. Gosky, MA, MBA
UK Markey Cancer Center
Stefan  C. Grant, MD, JD
Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center
Janie Hofacker, RN, BSN, MS
Association of American Cancer Institutes
Therica Miller, MBA, CCRP
Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Jessica Moehle, CCRP
Huntsman Cancer Institute
University of Utah
Kristie Moffett, MHA
Moffitt Cancer Center
Helen Peck, RN, MA, OCN, CCRP
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Miami Health System
Barbara Duffy Stewart, MPH
Association of American Cancer Institutes
Stephen Williamson, MD
The University of Kansas Cancer Center
 
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Finance & Investment
The Finance and Investment Committee oversees the development and implementation of all policies related to AACI's finances and expenditures.  It reviews investment performance and advises on AACI's asset portfolio.  In addition, this committee makes fiscal related recommendations to the AACI Board of Directors and arranges for the audit of the Association's financial records.
Chair: Jeff A. Walker, MBA
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
James Cancer Hospital & Solove Research Institute
John A. Kolosky
Moffitt Cancer Center
Randall C. Main
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Gregory A. McDonald, CPA
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Dorothy E. Puhy
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Harvard Medical School
 
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Government Relations
The AACI Government Relations Forum Steering Committee monitors public policy actions that have an impact on cancer centers.
Chair: Anne L. Levine
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Harvard Medical School
Ashlee Bright, MPA
Huntsman Cancer Institute
University of Utah
Robert R. Clark, MS, FACHE
Comprehensive Cancer Center St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital
Ross A. Frommer, JD
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbia University Medical Center
Heidi L. Gartland, MHA, FACHE
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Mark Kochevar, MBA
University of Colorado Cancer Center
Kathryn A. Kuhn
Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center
 
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Molecular Diagnostics Initiative
The Steering Committee oversees the initiative and identifies participants from AACI cancer centers and other like-minded organizations.
Chair: Michelle M. Le Beau, PhD
The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center
Robert Daber, MD
BioReference Laboratories
Kojo Elenitoba-Johnson, MD
Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Stanton L. Gerson, MD
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
A. John Iafrate, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Razelle Kurzrock, MD, FACP
UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center
Barbara Duffy Stewart, MPH
Association of American Cancer Institutes
George J. Weiner, MD
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Iowa
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New Initiative
The New Initiative Committee identifies and develops new clinical/scientific/educational programs of broad interest to AACI membership. The committee will explore, identify, and propose programming that will add value for our members, and will be in keeping with AACIís mission to promote the common goals of the nationís leading cancer centers.
Chair: George J. Weiner, MD
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Iowa
Maryann Donovan, PhD, MPH
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
H. Shelton Earp, lll, MD
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chad A. Ellis, PhD
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Peter D. Emanuel, MD
UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute
Gordon D. Ginder, MD
VCU Massey Cancer Center
Dina Gould Halme, PhD
University of Virginia Cancer Center
Roy A. Jensen, MD
The University of Kansas Cancer Center
Michelle M. Le Beau, PhD
The University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center
Timothy L. Ratliff, PhD
Purdue University Center for Cancer Research
Cheryl L. Willman, MD
University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center
Theodore J. Yank, MHA
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
at Baylor College of Medicine
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Nominating
The Nominating Committee meets each year and is charged with identifying individuals among the member institutions who are best qualified to serve on the AACI Board of Directors.
Chair: Richard I. Fisher, MD
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple Health
Leonidas C. Platanias, MD, PhD
The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
of Northwestern University
George J. Weiner, MD
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Iowa
 
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Physician Clinical Leadership Initiative
The PCLI Steering Committee oversees the initiative and identifies initiative participants from AACI cancer centers and other likeminded organizations.
Chair: Randall F. Holcombe, MD, MBA
University of Hawaii Cancer Center
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Carolyn Britten, MD, FRCPC
Hollings Cancer Center
Medical University of South Carolina
Craig A. Bunnell, MD, MPH, MBA
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Harvard Medical School
Nathan Levitan, MD
Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
Mohammed Milhem, MD
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Iowa
Martha P. Mims, MD, PhD
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
at Baylor College of Medicine
Daniel T. Mulkerin, MD
University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center
 
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