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research and co-leader of the Prostate Cancer/Genitourinary Oncology Pro- gram, as well as the associate chief for clinical research in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at UMCCC. UNDESIGNATED SPECIALIST Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil, is professor and deputy chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Michigan, where she is residency program director, treats breast cancer, and conducts health services research. INTERNATIONAL ONCOLOGIST David Khayat, MD, PhD, FASCO, is the head of the Department of Medi- cal Oncology at Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospi- tal, Paris, France. COMMUNITY ONCOLOGIST Michael P. Kosty, MD, FACP, FASCO, is a mem- ber of the Scripps Clini- cal Medical Group, where he has prac- ticed hematology and medical oncology since 1998. Dr. Kosty has served as director of Scripps Green Cancer Cen- ter in La Jolla, CA, since 2008, direc- tor of Graduate Medical Education at Scripps Clinic/Scripps Green Hospital since 2002, and as director of the Hematology/Oncology Fellow Train- ing Program at Scripps Clinic/Scripps Green Hospital since 1997. COMMUNITY ONCOLOGIST J. Chris Nunnink, MD, FASCO, is an attend- ing physician in medical oncology at the University of Vermont Medical Center and an associate profes- sor at the Vermont Cancer Center and the College of Medicine at the Univer- sity of Vermont. CONQUER CANCER FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHAIR Thomas G. Roberts Jr., MD, is a managing member of Farallon Capital Management, LLC, and previ- ously served as an attending oncologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, an instructor of medicine at Harvard Medi- cal School, and a visiting scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. MEDICAL ONCOLOGIST Eric J. Small, MD, FASCO, is the deputy director of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology in the Department of Medicine at the Universi- ty of California, San Francisco, and pro- fessor in residence in the Department of Medicine and Department of Urology. INTERNATIONAL ONCOLOGIST Jaap Verweij, MD, PhD, FASCO, is a medical oncologist and currently dean of the faculty of medicine at Eras- mus University and vice-chair of the Board of Directors at Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands. UNDESIGNATED SPECIALIST Jedd D. Wolchok, MD, PhD, is chief of the Mela- noma and Immunothera- peutics Service in the Department of Medicine and the associate director of the Ludwig Center for Cancer Immu- notherapy at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. 2017-2018 ASCO Committee Chairs Incoming ASCO committee members also began their terms during the 2017 Annual Business Meeting. They are led by the following chairs: Annual Meeting Education David R. Spigel, MD Annual Meeting Scientific Program Ann H. Partridge, MD, FASCO Cancer Communications John Heymach, MD, PhD Cancer Prevention Anthony Alberg, PhD Cancer Research Katherine A. Janeway, MD Cancer Survivorship Tara O. Henderson, MD, MPH Conquer Cancer Foundation Grants Selection Sarat Chandarlapaty, MD, PhD Clinical Practice Paul Celano, MD Clinical Practice Guidelines Manish A. Shah, MD Ethics Thomas William LeBlanc, MD, MA, MHS Government Relations Robin Zon, MD, FACP, FASCO Health Disparities Ana Maria Lopez, MD, MPH International Affairs Dinesh Pendharkar, MD, PhD Membership Advisory Sharon Spencer, MD Nominating Lisa A. Carey, MD Professional Development Julia L. Close, MD Quality of Care Inga Tolin Lennes, MD State Affiliate Council Melissa S. Dillmon, MD Special Awards Selection Daniel F. Hayes, MD, FACP, FASCO Workforce Advisory Group Ryan C. Ramaekers, MD • I 35

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