Selection Committee

Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award


Charles L. Sawyers, MD
Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Molecular Oncology
HHMI, Investigator
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Karla V. Ballman, PhD 
Chief, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology 
Professor, Biostatistics
Weill Cornell Medicine
Healthcare Policy and Research
New York, New York

S. Gail Eckhardt, MD
Associate Dean of Cancer Programs
Director, LIVESTRONG Cancer Institute
Professor, Department of Medicine
Dell Medical School
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas

Howard A. Fine, MD
Director, Weill Cornell Brain Tumor Center
Associate Director of Translational Research
Meyer Cancer Center
Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York

Amato J. Giaccia, PhD
Jack, Lulu & Sam Willson Professor in Cancer Biology
Director, Division of Radiation & Cancer Biology
Department of Radiation Oncology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California

Carl H. June, MD
Richard W. Vague Professor in Immunotherapy
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Director, Center for Cellular Immunotherapies
Director, Translational Research Program
Abramson Cancer Center
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Andrew L. Kung, MD, PhD
Chair and Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Ramon E. Parsons, MD, PhD
Icahn Scholar, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Ward-Coleman Chair Cancer Research

Professor and ChairmanDepartment of Oncological Sciences 
Hess Center for Science and Medicine
New York, New York

Stanley R. Riddell, MD
Professor of Medicine and Oncology
University of Washington School of Medicine
Full Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Clinical Research Division
Program in Immunology
Seattle, Washington

Jedd D. Wolchok, MD, PhD
Lloyd J. Old/Virginia and Daniel Ludwig Chair in Clinical Investigation
Chief, Melanoma and Immunotherapeutics Service
Associate Director, Ludwig Center for Cancer Immunotherapy
Director, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy at MSK
New York, New York

Kwok-Kin Wong, MD, PhD
Anne Murnick Cogan and David H. Cogan Professor of Oncology
Department of Medicine
Director, Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology
Laura & Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center
NYU Langone Health
New York, New York

Sandra L. Wong, MD, MS
Professor of Surgery
Chair, Department of Surgery
Senior Vice President of the Surgical Services Line
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Lebanon, New Hampshire


Founding Member

Richard J. O’Reilly, MD
Chief, Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Service
Claire L. Tow Chair in Pediatric Oncology Research
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York