TIMOTHY EBERLEIN was elected chairman of the board of directors of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.
Eberlein previously served as vice chair of the board, and succeeds Samuel Silver, of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. The election of new board officers was formalized at the NCCN 21st Annual Conference. Silver served as chairman of the board since 2013 and will remain a member.
Eberlein is director of the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center; the Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Distinguished Professor; and Bixby Professor and chairman of the Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine. Elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2004, Eberlein is a surgical oncologist specializing in breast cancer.