Selection Committee

Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award

CHAIR

Charles L. Sawyers, MD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
The Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Chair
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Scott A. Armstrong, MD, PhD
Chairman
Department of Pediatric Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, Massachusetts
Karla V. Ballman, PhD
Chief, Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Professor of Biostatistics
Weill Cornell Medicine
Healthcare Policy and Research
New York, New York
J. Robert Beck, MD
Professor Emeritus
H.O. West and J.R. Wike Chair in Cancer Research
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Laura Q.M. Chow, MD, FRCPC
Professor and Associate Chair of Education
Department of Oncology
Director of the Lung, Head and Neck, and Clinical Immunotherapy Programs
Associate Director for Clinical Research, LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School
Austin, Texas
Ralph J. DeBerardinis, MD, PhD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Professor, Children’s Research Institute
Chief, Division of Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism
Director, Genetic and Metabolic Disease Program
Robert L. Moody, Sr. Faculty Scholar
Joel B. Steinberg, MD Chair in Pediatrics
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
Howard A. Fine, MD
Director, Weill Cornell Brain Tumor Center
Associate Director, Translational Research
Meyer Cancer Center
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York
Daniel F. Hayes, MD, FACP, FASCO
Stuart B. Padnos Professor of Breast Cancer Research
University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Andrew L. Kung, MD, PhD
Chair and Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York
Dan Laheru, MD
Professor of Oncology
Ian T. MacMillan Professorship in Clinical Pancreatic Cancer Research
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
Daniel C. Link, MD
Professor of Medicine
Department of Pathology and Immunology
Division of Oncology
Section of Stem Cell Biology
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri
Mignon Loh, MD
Division Chief, Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplant, and Cellular Therapies
Seattle Children's Hospital
Director, Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research
Seattle Children's Research Institute
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Washington
Head, Pediatric Oncology Section
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, Washington
Ramon E. Parsons, MD, PhD
Icahn Scholar
Ward-Coleman Chair in Cancer Research
Professor and Chair, Department of Oncological Sciences
Director, The Tisch Cancer Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Director, Mount Sinai Cancer, Mount Sinai Health System
New York, New York
Ann Partridge, MD, MPH
Vice Chair of Medical Oncology
Director, Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer
Director, Adult Survivorship Program
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Brookline, Massachusetts
Vered Stearns, MD, FASCO
Professor of Oncology
Director, Women's Malignancies Disease Group
Breast Cancer Research Chair in Oncology
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
The Johns Hopkins University
Under Armour Breast Health Innovation Center
Baltimore, Maryland
Jedd D. Wolchok, MD, PhD
Meyer Director, Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center 
Professor of Medicine
Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine​
Weill Cornell Medicine
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 and Medical Oncology
Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center
NYU Langone Health
New York, New York
Sandra L. Wong, MD, MS
Chair and Professor
Department of Surgery
Senior Vice President, 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