Board of Directors

Roy A. Jensen

Roy A. Jensen, MD

President
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Meet the President

Roy A. Jensen, MD, has been the director of The University of Kansas Cancer Center since 2004. Under his leadership, KU Cancer Center earned designation as a National Cancer Institute cancer center in 2012.

With over 150 scientific publications, Dr. Jensen has lectured widely on the clinical and molecular aspects of breast cancer pathology. His research focuses on understanding the function of BRCA1 and BRCA2 and their role in breast and ovarian neoplasia; and on the characterization of premalignant breast disease.

A member of AACI's board of directors since 2013, Dr. Jensen began his term as president in October 2018. For his presidential initiative, Dr. Jensen will spearheard the development of a comprehensive, cancer-specific library of model legislation to be adapted for use by AACI member cancer centers. 
Stanton L. Gerson

Stanton L. Gerson, MD

Immediate Past President
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Karen E. Knudsen

Karen E. Knudsen, PhD

Vice President/President-Elect
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Jeff A. Walker

Jeff A. Walker, MBA

Treasurer
Chief Operating Officer, City of Hope National Medical Center
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Jennifer W. Pegher

Jennifer W. Pegher, MA

Executive Director
Executive Director, Association of American Cancer Institutes
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Dario C. Altieri

Dario C. Altieri, MD

Term Expires 10/19
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Wistar Institute
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Gerold  Bepler

Gerold Bepler, MD, PhD

Term Expires 10/20
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Randall F. Holcombe

Randall F. Holcombe, MD, MBA

Term Expires 10/21
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Thomas P. Loughran

Thomas P. Loughran, Jr., MD

Term Expires 10/21
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Benjamin G. Neel

Benjamin G. Neel, MD, PhD

Term Expires 10/19
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Leonidas C. Platanias

Leonidas C. Platanias, MD, PhD

Term Expires 10/21
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Timothy L. Ratliff

Timothy L. Ratliff, PhD

Term Expires 10/20
Robert Wallace Miller Director, Purdue University Center for Cancer Research
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Eduardo  Sotomayor

Eduardo Sotomayor, MD, PhD

Term Expires 10/19
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