Cancer Center Leadership

Steven Rosen
Steven T. Rosen, M.D.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist; Provost and Chief Scientific Officer; Irell & Manella Cancer Center Director's Distinguished Chair; Morgan & Helen Chu Director's Chair of the Beckman Research Institute
Duarte - Main Campus

Steven T. Rosen, M.D., provost and chief scientific officer, and director of the comprehensive cancer center and Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, sets the scientific direction of City of Hope, shaping its vision as a cancer research, treatment and educational institution.

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Kimlin Tam Ashing, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Population Sciences, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope
Duarte - Main Campus

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

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Marwan G. Fakih, M.D.
Medical Oncologist
Duarte - Main Campus

Marwan G. Fakih, M.D., is a medical oncologist specializing in gastrointestinal cancers at City of Hope's Duarte and Newport Beach locations.

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Ajay Goel, Ph.D., M.S.
Professor and Chair, Department of Molecular Diagnostics and Experimental Therapeutics; Associate Director of Basic Science, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte - Main Campus

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.

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Rick Kittles
Rick Kittles, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Division of Health Equities, Department of Population Sciences
Duarte - Main Campus

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

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Larry W. Kwak, M.D., Ph.D.
Hematologist - Oncologist; Dr. Michael Friedman Professor in Translational Medicine
Duarte - Main Campus

Larry Kwak M.D., Ph.D., is the director of the Toni Stephenson Lymphoma Center at City of Hope.

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Ashley Baker Lee
Ashley Baker Lee
Associate Director for Administration, Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duarte - Main Campus

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.

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Joanne Mortimer
Joanne Mortimer, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.S.C.O.
Medical Oncologist; Baum Family Professor in Women's Cancers
Duarte - Main Campus

Joanne Mortimer, M.D., is a breast cancer oncologist and Director of Women's Cancer Programs at City of Hope cancer research hospital.

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Victoria Seewaldt
Victoria L. Seewaldt, M.D.
Ruth Ziegler Chair in Population Sciences
Duarte - Main Campus; South Pasadena

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.

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John Termini
John Termini, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine
Duarte - Main Campus

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.

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Nagarajan Vaidehi
Nagarajan Vaidehi, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Computational and Quantitative Medicine
Duarte - Main Campus

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

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