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Leadership

The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center is led by a director, a deputy director, a chief executive officer and team of associate center directors representing all aspects of the Center. A Cancer Clinical Enterprise Committee oversees strategy and decision-making for the clinical operations of the center. Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center is also guided by a volunteer community Board of Overseers and external scientific advisory board.

Associate Center Directors & Other Key Leaders

  • Carlos Arteaga, M.D.
    Donna S. Hall Chair in Breast Cancer
    American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor
    Professor of Cancer Biology and Medicine
    Associate Director for Clinical Research
  • Dan Beauchamp, M.D.
    Deputy Director, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
    John Clinton Foshee Distinguished Professor of Surgery
    Chairman, Section of Surgical Sciences
    Surgeon-in-Chief, Vanderbilt University Hospital
  • Jordan Berlin, M.D.
    Ingram Professor of Cancer Research
    Medical Director of Clinical Trials Shared Resource
    Clinical Director, GI Oncology Program
    Director, Phase I Program
  • Bill Blot, Ph.D.
    Associate Director for Cancer Prevention, Control and Population-based Research
    Research Professor of Medicine
  • Robert Coffey, M.D.
    Ingram Professor of Cancer Research
    Proffesor of  Medicine (Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition) Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Debra L. Friedman, M.D.
    Director, REACH for Survivorship
    Director, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
    Director, Vanderbilt Childhood Cancer Program
  • Scott Hiebert, Ph.D.
    Associate Director for Basic Research
    Professor
    Ingram Professor of Cancer Research
    Professor of Biochemistry
  • Beth Jones, M.A.
    Executive Director of Development
  • Mia Levy, M.D., Ph.D.
    Ingram Assistant Professor of Cancer Research
    Director, Cancer Clinical Informatics
    Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology
  • Daniel C. Liebler, Ph.D.
    Director, Jim Ayers Institute for Precancer Detection and Diagnosis
    Director, Center in Molecular Toxicology
    Ingram Professor of Cancer Research
    Professor of Biochemistry, Pharmocology, and Biomedical Informatics 
  • Pierre Massion, M.D.
    Ingram Professor of Cancer Research
    Professor of Medicine and Cancer Biology
    Director, Thoracic Program at the Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center Division of Allergy Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • Susan Mills
    Associate Director for Cancer Center Support Grant Administration
    Administrative Director, Meharry/VICC/UT Partnerships
  • Joe B. Putnam, Jr., M.D.
    Professor and Chair, Department of Thoracic Surgery
    Ingram Professor of Cancer Research
    Professor of Biomedical Informatics
  • Albert B. Reynolds, Ph.D.
    Ingram Professor of Cancer Biology
    Professor Director, Signal Transduction/Cell Proliferation
    Executive Director, Vanderbilt Antibody and Protein Resource (VAPR)
  • Ann Richmond, Ph.D.
    Associate Director for Research Education
    Ingram Professor of Cancer Research
    Professor and Vice Chair of Cancer Biology
  • Xiao-Ou Shu, M.D., Ph.D.
    Associate Director of Global Health
    Ingram Professor of Cancer Research
    Professor of Medicine (Epidemiology)
  • Yu Shyr, Ph.D.
    Harold L. Moses Chair in Cancer Research
    Director, Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences
    Director, Vanderbilt Technologies for Advanced Genomics Analysis and Research Design
    Associate Director for Quantitative Sciences Integration
    Professor of Biostatistics, Biomedical Informatics, and Cancer Biology
  • Jeffrey A. Sosman, M.D.
    Professor of Medicine
    Ingram Professor of Cancer Research Division of Hematology/Oncology
    ACS Mary Hendrickson-Johnson Melanoma Professor
    Director, Melanoma Program
    Program Co-Leader, Cell Proliferation & Signal Transduction Program
  • William B. Tansey, Ph.D.
    Ingram Professor of Cancer Research
    Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Anne Washburn, M.P.H.
    Associate Director for Community Outreach, Education, and Affiliations
  • Georgia Wiesner, M.S., M.D.
    Ingram Professor of Cancer Research
    Professor of Medicine
    Director, Hereditary Cancer Program
  • Thomas Yankeelov, Ph.D.
    Ingram Associate Professor of Cancer Research
    Associate Professor Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Physics, and Cancer Biology
    Director of Cancer Imaging Research Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science
    Program Co-Leader, Host-Tumor Interactions Research Program Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
  • Zhongming Zhao, Ph.D., M.S.
    Ingram Associate Professor of Cancer Research
    Associate Professor, Departments of Biomedical Informatics, Psychiatry, and Cancer Biology
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Chief Bioinformatics Officer, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center
    Director, Bioinformatics Resource Center (BRC)
    Associate Director, Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative Sciences
  • Wei Zheng, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Ingram Professor of Cancer Research
    Professor and Chief, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine
    Director, Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Institute for Medicine and Public Health