Cancer Center Leadership
Kimlin Tam Ashing, Ph.D., is a professor and directs the Center of Community Alliance for Research & Education at City of Hope. She is a notable leader in examining cancer disparities and quality of life. Her life's work is to increase the voice and representation of underrepresented groups in
Marwan G. Fakih, M.D., is a medical oncologist specializing in gastrointestinal cancers at City of Hope's Duarte and Newport Beach locations.
Ajay Goel, Ph.D., M.S., is a professor researching molecular pathogenesis of human gastrointestinal cancers and its relationship to early detection of cancer, cancer prevention and cancer therapeutics at City of Hope, near Los Angeles.
Rick Kittles, Ph.D., is professor and founding director of the Division of Health Equities within the Department of Population Sciences at the City of Hope
Larry Kwak M.D., Ph.D., is the director of the Toni Stephenson Lymphoma Center at City of Hope.
Ashley Baker Lee is Senior Vice President of Research Operations at City of Hope, overseeing clinical and basic research operations and providing administrative leadership for Beckman Research Institute.
Joanne Mortimer, M.D., is a breast cancer oncologist and Director of Women's Cancer Programs at City of Hope cancer research hospital.
City of Hope's Victoria Seewaldt, M.D., is the Ruth Ziegler Chair in Population Sciences and chair and professor of the Department of Population Sciences, with a clinical specialty in breast cancer.
John Termini, Ph.D., is Associate Director of Shared Resources at City of Hope's comprehensive cancer center. He is also a professor of molecular medicine.
Nagarajan Vaidehi, Ph.D., chairs the Department of Computational and Quantitative Medicine and is associate director for Informatics and Computational Biomedicine at City of Hope, near Los Angeles. The Vaidehi lab develops physics-based computational methods to study the structure, function and