Contributors

Carlos L. Arteaga, MD

Carlos L. Arteaga, MD

AACR President Carlos L. Arteaga, MD, is professor of medicine and cancer biology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. His research interests include oncogene signaling and molecular therapeutics in breast cancer with an emphasis on targeted therapies, mechanisms of drug resistance, translational research, and investigator-initiated clinical trials. Read More…

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc)

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc)

Margaret Foti PhD, MD (hc), is chief executive officer of the AACR. Under her visionary leadership, the organization has grown to more than 34,000 laboratory, translational, and clinical researchers; population scientists; other health care professionals; and cancer advocates in more than 90 countries. Read More…

Rick Buck

Rick Buck

Rick Buck is senior director of communications and public relations for the AACR. He is a health care communications and public relations professional with more than 20 years of experience. Read More…

Jeffrey Molter

Jeffrey Molter

Jeffrey Molter is director of media and public relations for the AACR. He is a veteran communications professional who has held key communications posts at the Journal of the American Medical Association, Duke University Medical Center, and more. Read More…

Frédéric Biemar, PhD

Frédéric Biemar, PhD

Frédéric Biemar, PhD, provides support and oversight for all international initiatives at the AACR. Prior to joining the organization, Biemar was an assistant professor of biology at Temple University in Philadelphia. Read More…

Stefanie Charles

Stefanie Charles

As internet content coordinator, Stefanie Charles shares the voice of the AACR via digital media. She manages the organization’s social networks and supports content management for www.AACR.org. Read More…

Shannon Gallagher-Colombo, PhD

Shannon Gallagher-Colombo, PhD

Shannon Gallagher-Colombo, PhD, is a program administrator in scientific review and grants administration at the AACR. Prior to joining the AACR, Gallagher-Colombo was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania. Read More…

Julia Gunther

Julia Gunther

As senior manager of communications, Julia Gunther works with AACR staff and members to promote the organization’s meetings, journals, and initiatives to the media and the public. She is passionate about garnering support for cancer research through effective communication. Read More…

Karen Honey, PhD

Karen Honey, PhD

As senior managing editor, science communications, Karen Honey, PhD, helps the AACR communicate scientific information to the public and educate the public about the importance of lifesaving cancer research. Read More…

Marci Landsmann

Marci Landsmann

Marci Landsmann is the editor of Cancer Today magazine, which is published by the AACR as a practical resource for anyone affected by a cancer, whether a patient, caregiver, or survivor. She has been a medical editor and writer for more than 15 years. Read More…

Richard Lobb

Richard Lobb

As director of communications at the AACR, Richard Lobb works with the communications team to create and implement strategic plans to increase the AACR’s visibility across key audiences. Read More…

Kevin McLaughlin

Kevin McLaughlin

Kevin McLaughlin leads the staff of Cancer Today. McLaughlin is passionate about living up to Cancer Today’s slogan – Practical Knowledge, Real Hope – by offering timely and accurate information about the latest cancer research and treatments. Read More…

Karen Russell Mills

Karen Russell Mills

Karen Russell Mills manages the AACR’s Survivor and Patient Advocacy program. She coordinates the association’s Scientist↔Survivor programs and updates the Survivor and Patient Advocacy information and resources on www.AACR.org. Read More…

Jeremy Moore

Jeremy Moore

As associate director for media relations at the AACR, Jeremy Moore works directly and regularly with the media in promoting research facilitated by the AACR, and coordinates media requests with the association’s leadership. Read More…

Pat Morin, PhD

Pat Morin, PhD

Pat Morin, PhD, is director of scientific review and grants administration at the AACR. Before joining the AACR, he held research positions at Johns Hopkins and the National Institutes of Health. Morin has published over 80 peer-reviewed articles in the field of cancer. Read More…

Michael Powell, PhD

Michael Powell, PhD

Michael Powell, PhD, is staff liaison to the Fellows of the AACR Academy initiative and program administrator within the AACR’s Executive Office. Before joining the AACR, he conducted his postdoctoral studies at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Read More…

Srivani Ravoori, PhD

Srivani Ravoori, PhD

Srivani Ravoori, PhD, writes and edits scientific news releases and other educational content for the AACR. Her passion for writing about cancer research stems from her more than 13 years of basic and translational cancer research experience. Read More…

Lauren Riley

Lauren Riley

As communications and public relations coordinator, Lauren Riley is responsible for media relations promotion and support at the AACR. Before joining the AACR, Riley worked at Pfizer and as a reporter for Slack Inc. Read More…

Leigh Zaleski

Leigh Zaleski

Leigh Zaleski is the associate editor of Cancer Today. Zaleski has a passion for learning and writing about health, and sharing that information with readers. As associate editor, she most enjoys hearing cancer survivors’ stories. Read More…