Program Team

University of Chicago

Eileen Dolan, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology
Associate Director for Cancer Education

Kathleen Goss, PhD
Director for Strategic Partnerships

Megan Mekinda, PhD
Assistant Director for Cancer Education
Director, researcHStart

Christopher Peña, PhD
Scientific Coordinator for Cancer Education

Michelle Domecki, BA
Cancer Education Coordinator

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Rohit Bhargava, PhD
Professor of Bioengineering
Director, Cancer Center at Illinois

Margaret Browne Huntt, PhD
Associate Director, Cancer Center at Illinois
Senior Research Development Manager, Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute at Illinois

Rex Gaskins, PhD
Associate Director for Education

Paloma Pearson, MBA
Visiting Program Manager

University of Illinois at Chicago

Marian Fitzgibbon, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy and Administration
Associate Director, Health Equity and Community Engagement

Paul Grippo, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director, Cancer Research Enhancement and Education

Karriem Watson, DHSc, MS, MPH
Director of Community Engaged Research

Kenneth Vasser, MEd
Training and Education Specialist

Northwestern University

John Crispino, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Feinberg School of Medicine
Associate Director for Education

Robin Leikin, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Administrator for Education