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publication date: May 27, 2016

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Recuitments and Promotions



Roswell Park Cancer Institute recently recruited the following 22 faculty members and promoted 19 faculty members into senior leadership positions.



Ajlan Atasoy - Assistant Professor, Medicine, GI Division — from the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer, Brussels, Belgium (starts Aug. 1)

Joseph Barbi - Assistant Professor, Immunology — from postdoctoral fellowship at Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Michael Bax - Mohs Surgeon and Assistant Professor, Dermatology — from a fellowship at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (starts July 18)

Robert Bies - Director and Professor, Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics — from Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

Matthew Buas - Assistant Professor, Cancer Prevention & Control — from a fellowship at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA

Amy Allen Case - Chief and Associate Professor, Supportive & Palliative Care — from the University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Gurkamal Chatta - Chief, Genitourinary Medicine; Professor, Medicine — from Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Stephen Edge - Vice President, Healthcare Outcomes and Policy; Professor, Surgical Oncology — from Baptist Cancer Center, Memphis, TN

Marc Ernstoff - Senior Vice President, Clinical Investigation; The Katherine Anne Gioia Chair of Medicine; Professor, Medicine — from The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Anthony Fernando - Executive Director, Pharmacy Services — from Rochester Regional Health System, Rochester, NY

Gregory Hare - Assistant Professor, Radiation Medicine

Fumito Ito - Assistant Professor, Surgical Oncology, Center for Immunotherapy — from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Kara Kelly - Waldemar J. Kaminski Endowed Chair of Pediatrics; Professor, Pediatric Oncology (joint program with Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo and University at Buffalo) — from Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

Martin Morgan - Associate Professor, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics; Director, R/Bioconductor Project — from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA

Jan Nowak - Chief and Professor, Molecular Pathology; Chief Medical Officer, OmniSeq LLC — from North Shore University Health System, Evanston, IL

Joyce Ohm - Associate Professor, Cancer Genetics — from University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND (starts June 1, 2016)

Igor Puzanov - Director, Early Phase Clinical Trials and Developmental Therapeutics; Professor, Medicine — from Vanderbilt University

Srinevas Reddy - Co-Director, Liver and Pancreas Tumor Center; Associate Professor, Surgical Oncology — from Virginia Piper Cancer Institute, Minneapolis, MN

Kazuaki Takabe - Chief, Breast Surgery; Professor, Surgical Oncology — from Massey Cancer Center at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Dean Tang - Chair and Professor, Pharmacology & Therapeutics — from MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Clare Twist - Director, Pediatric Experimental Therapeutics; Professor, Pediatric Oncology — from Stanford University, Stanford, CA -   - Michelle Walter - Assistant Professor, Supportive & Palliative Care — from the Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY



Christine Ambrosone - Senior Vice President, Population Sciences; Chair and Professor, Cancer Prevention & Control

Sebastiano Battaglia - Assistant Professor, Center for Immunotherapy and Cancer Genetics

Ermelinda Bonaccio - Chief, Breast Imaging; Assistant Professor, Diagnostic Radiology; Director, Mammography Center

Margarita Coyne - Interim Chief Nursing Officer; Director, Patient Care Services

Grace Dy - Chief, Thoracic Oncology; Associate Professor, Medicine

Victor Filadora - Chief, Clinical Services, Perioperative Medicine; Professor, Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine; Associate Dean, Graduate Medical Education

Khurshid Guru - Vice Chair and Professor, Urology; Director, Robotic Surgery

Francisco Hernandez-Ilizaliturri - Chief, Lymphoma & Myeloma; Professor, Medicine, Immunology

John M. Kane III - Chief, Melanoma/Sarcoma; Chair and Professor, Surgical Oncology; Director, Surgical Oncology Fellowship

Boris Kuvshinoff II - Chief Medical Officer; Professor, Surgical Oncology

Charles LeVea - Vice Chair and Professor, Pathology; Fellowship Director, Oncologic Surgical Pathology

Kunle Odunsi - Deputy Director; Chair and Professor, Gynecologic Oncology; Executive Director, Center for Immunotherapy

Mary Reid - Director, Cancer Screening and Survivorship; Professor, Medicine; Director, Collaborative Research; Associate Dean, Graduate Curriculum

Thomas Schwaab - Chief, Strategy, Business Development & Outreach; Professor, Urology, Immunology

Brahm Segal - Director, Faculty Development; Chief, Infectious Diseases; Professor, Medicine

Edward Spangenthal - Chief, Cardiology; Assistant Professor, Medicine

Pallawi Torka - Assistant Professor, Medicine, Lymphoma Division (starts July 1)

Eunice Wang - Chief, Leukemia; Professor, Medicine; Associate Director, Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program

Sai Yendamuri - Chair and Professor, Thoracic Surgery; Director, Thoracic Surgery Laboratory

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