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Head and Neck Steering Committee Roster


Christine Chung, M.D.
Moffitt Cancer Center 
Tampa, FL

Carole Fakhry, M.D., M.P.H.
John Hopkins Medical Institute
Baltimore, MD

Loren Mell, M.D.
University of California, San Diego 
San Diego, CA



Robert Ferris, M.D., Ph.D., FACS [Chair Emeritus]
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 
Pittsburgh, PA

Nishant Agrawal, M.D.
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Søren M. Bentzen, Ph.D., D.MSc.
University of Maryland, School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Brian Boulmay, MD
Louisiana State University Healthcare Network
New Orleans, LA

Graham Burnette
HNSC Patient Advocate
Atherton, CA

Barbara Burtness, M.D.
Yale University 
New Haven, CT

Joseph N. Contessa, M.D., Ph.D.
Yale University
New Haven, CT

Erik Hanby, DDS
North Oakland Dental Group
Rochester Hills, MI

Paul Harari, M.D.
University of Wisconsin, Carbone Cancer Center
Madison, WI

Alan Ho, M.D., Ph.D.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Peter J. Krause, M.D.
Yale School of Public Health
New Haven, CT

Shakun M. Malik, M.D.
National Cancer Institute
Rockville, MD

Daniel Paul Normolle, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Wendy Parulekar, M.D., F.R.C.P.C.
Queen's University, NCIC Clinical Trials Group
Kingston, Ontario


Daniel Pinheiro, M.D., Ph.D.
Mercy Hospital 
Springfield, MO

Mei-Yin C. Polley, Ph.D.
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Jolie Ringash, M.D., M.Sc
The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Toronto, Canada

Joseph Salama, M.D.
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Andrew Sikora, M.D., Ph.D.
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Rathan Subramanian, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
Otago Medical School, University of Otago
Otago, New Zealand

Ammar Sukari, M.D.
Karmanos Cancer Institute
Detriot, MI

Bhadrasain Vikram, M.D.
National Cancer Institute
Rockville, MD

John Waldron, M.D., F.R.C.P.C.
University of Toronto, Princess Margaret Hospital
Toronto, Ontario

Stuart Wong, M.D.
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI

Wendell Yarbrough, M.D., MMHC, FACS
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

Sue S. Yom, M.D., Ph.D., MAS
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

George Yoo, M.D.
Wayne State University/Karmanos Cancer Institute
Detriot, MI

Zhiwei Zhang, Ph.D.
National Cancer Institute
Rockville, MD