Faculty

Course Co-directors
Chief, Division of Clinical Cancer Genetics
 
Kathleen R. Blazer, Ed.D., M.S., L.C.G.C.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Cancer Genetics
 
City of Hope Faculty
Danielle Castillo, B.S.
Research Associate II
 
Lauren Gima, M.S., G.C.
Cancer Risk Counselor
 
Stacy Gray, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
 
Josef Herzog, B.S.
Staff Scientist
 
Bita Nehoray, M.S., L.C.G.C.
Cancer Risk Counselor
 
Sharon Sand, C.C.R.P.
Clinical Research Administrator
 
Thomas Slavin, M.D., D.A.B.M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
 
Susan Shehayeb, M.S., G.C.
Cancer Risk Counselor
 
Sharon Wilczynski, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Cytology
Department of Anatomic Pathology

 
Guest Faculty
Patricia Ashton-Prolla, M.D.
Clinical Geneticist and Professor
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
 
Randall Burt, M.D.
Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University of Utah
Emeritus Director of Prevention and Outreach, Huntsman Cancer Institute
 
Jane Churpek, M.D.
Co-Director of Hereditary Hematologic Malignancies Cancer Risk Clinic and Associate Director of Cancer Risk Clinic for Clinical Cancer Genetics
The University of Chicago Medical Center
 
Stephanie Cohen, M.S., L.C.G.C
Genetic Counselor
St. Vincent Hospital
Indianapolis, IN
 
Fergus Couch, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Division of Experimental Pathology
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic
 
Julie Culver, M.S., L.C.G.C.
Genetic Counselor
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
 
Kevin A. Davies, Ph.D.
Editor-in-Chief
Bio-IT World
Needham, MA
 
Tobias Else, M.D.
Assistant Professor
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
 
Charis Eng, M.D., Ph.D.
Sondra J. and Stephen R. Hardis Chair of Cancer Genomic Medicine
Chair, Genomic Medicine Institute
Director, Center for Personalized Genetic Healthcare
Cleveland Clinic
 
Carol Fabian, M.D.
Director, Breast Cancer Prevention & Survivorship Centers
University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Pavilion
 
Judy Garber, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Center for Cancer Genetics and Prevention
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
 
Vida Giri, M.D.
Associate Professor, Medical Oncology and Cancer Biology
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia
 
Heather Hampel, M.S., C.G.C.
Associate Director, Division of Human Genetics
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
 
Karen Hurley, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Faculty
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
 
Sonia Kupfer, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology
University of Chicago Medical Center
 
Lucy R. Langer, M.D.
Medical Oncologist, Co-Medical Director, Genetic Risk Evaluation & Testing Program
US Oncology
Portland, OR
 
Lucille Leong, M.D.
Director of Clinical Affairs, Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research
City of Hope
 
Katrina Lowstuter, M.S., C.G.C.
Genetic Counselor
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
 
Patrick Lynch, M.D.
Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
 
Therese Mulvey, M.D.
Director of Breast Medical Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center/ North Shore
 
Kenneth Offit, M.D.
Service Chief
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
 
Colin Pritchard, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Solid Tumors Laboratory
University of Washington
 
Charité Ricker, M.S., C.G.C.
Genetic Counselor
Clinical Instructor of Medicine, Cancer Genetics Program
LAC+USC Medical Center
 
Mark Robson, M.D.
Clinical Director, Clinical Genetics Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
 
Christina Rybak, M.S., L.C.G.C.
Cancer Risk Counselor
Human Longevity, Inc.
San Diego
 
Patricia Rodriguez, M.D.
Medical Oncologist
Virginia Cancer Specialist
Arlington, VA
 
Brian Shuch, M.D.
Director, Kidney Cancer Program
University of California Los Angeles
 
Ilana Solomon, Sc.M., M.A., C.G.C.
Genetic Counselor
USC Norris Comprehensive cancer Center
 
Louise Strong, M.D.
Sue and Radcliffe Killam Chair and Professor of Cancer Genetics
MD Anderson Cancer Center
 
Karen Tedesco, M.D.
Director, NYOH Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessment Program
New York Oncology Hematology
Albany, NY
 
Janet Williams, M.S., L.C.G.C.
Director, Research Genetic Counselors
Genomic Medicine Institute
Geisinger Health System
Danville, PA
 
Marc Williams, M.D.
Director, Genomic Medicine Institute
Geisinger Health System