Cancer Control and Population Sciences Members
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
Among the most accomplished researchers working in cancer epidemiology today, Leslie Bernstein, Ph.D., was instrumental in identifying physical activity as a means to reduce the risk of breast cancer. She received the highly prestigious Medal of Honor in Cancer Control from the American Cancer
Benjamin Djulbegovic, M.D., Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, professor and director of research in the Department of Supportive Care Medicine,and medical director of evidence-based analytics.
Loretta Erhunmwunsee, M.D., is a thoracic surgeon and an assistant professor in City of Hope's Division of Thoracic Surgery. She sees patients with lung, esophageal and mediastinal tumors. Her research focuses on eliminating health inequity in thoracic oncology patients.
Betty Ferrell, Ph.D., M.S.N., director, Division of Nursing Research and Education, focuses her clinical expertise and research in pain management, quality of life and palliative care.
Susan L. Neuhausen, Ph.D., is The Morris & Horowitz Families Professor in Cancer Etiology & Outcomes Research at Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope. She conducts research focused on identifying genes that predispose to disease.
Stacy W. Gray, M.D., is deputy director of the Center for Precision Medicine and associate professor and chief of the Division of Clinical Cancer Genomics within the Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research, and a secondary appointment in the Department of Population Sciences.
Stephen Gruber, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., is director of the Center for Precision Medicine at City of Hope in Duarte, California.
Jae Y. Kim, M.D., is the chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery and an associate professor in the Department of Surgery. Dr. Kim specializes in esophageal cancer and lung cancer, robotic surgery, mesothelioma and thymoma.
James V. Lacey, Jr., Ph.D., M.P.H., is a researcher in the division of health analytics within the Department of Computational and Quantitative Medicine at Beckman Research Institute.
Jeannine McCune, Pharm.D., is a professor in the Department of Population Sciences and Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation at City of Hope.
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.
Virginia Sun, Ph.D., M.S.N., R.N., associate professor in the Division of Nursing Research and Education, focuses her research on developing and testing interventions to improve patient and family-centered care and surgical outcomes.
Jeffrey M. Trent, Ph.D., is the president and research director of Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), which joined forces with City of Hope to accelerate the speed at which scientists and medical staff convert research discoveries into cures for patients.
F. Lennie Wong, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Population Sciences and Computational and Quantitative Medicine and a scientist in the Division of Outcomes Research.