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 Medical Scientific Advisory Committee

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance Medical Scientific Advisory Committee advises the organization on new treatments, medications, research and other key issues related to this disease. The committee members volunteer their time and expertise to our organization, ensuring the information we provide to the community is accurate and ethical.

Dennis J. Ahnen , MD 

Professor Emeritus of Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Director of Genetics, Gastroenterology of the Rockies

Patrick Boland, MD 

Medical Oncologist
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Michael Choti, MD

Professor of Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center

Edward Chu, MD

Interim Director, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Chief, Division of Hematology and Oncology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

John Daly, MD, FACS, FRCS (G), FRCS (I)

Dean Emeritus and Professor of Surgery
Temple University School of Medicine

J. Randolph Hecht, MD

Director of the UCLA Gastrointestinal Oncology Program
UCLA

Patrick Jackson, MD

Chief of Surgery
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Deborah Keller, MD

Director of Research and Education
Colorectal Surgical Associates in Houston, Texas

Scott Kopetz, MD, PhD, FACP

Associate Professor, Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Christopher Lieu, MD

Director
Colorectal Medical Oncology Program
Deputy Associate Director for Clinical Research
University of Colorado School of Medicine, Anschutz Medical Campus

John L. Marshall, MD

Chief, Division Of Hematology/Oncology
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
Associate Director, Clinical Research
Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Beth McFarland

Radiologist
American College of Radiology

Jeffrey A. Meyerhardt, MD, MPH

Public Health
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Edith Mitchell, MD

Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology
Director, Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities
Associate Director, Diversity Affairs
Immediate Past President, National Medical Association
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

Frank Sapienza

Drug and Chemical Advisory Group

Christine Sardo Molmenti, MPH, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Medicine, Epidemiology, and Prevention
Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

Sharon L. Stein, MD, FACS FASCRS

Program Director, Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency
Associate Professor of Surgery
University Hospital/Cleveland Medical Center

Ira Steinberg, MD

President and CEO
Stone Mountain Medical, LLC

Alan P. Venook, MD, FASCO

The Madden Family Distinguished Professor of Medical Oncology and Translational Research, Shorenstein Associate Director of Program Development, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center University of California, San Francisco

Jason Zell, DO, MPH

Gastrointestinal Medical Oncologist
University of California-Irvine Health

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