Boards and Awards

Boards – Current Membership (as of August 2019)

Community-Based Participation on NCI Advisory Boards

National Cancer Advisory Board (NCAB)

  • Peter Adamson, M.D., Children’s Oncology Group (COG)
  • Deborah Watkins-Bruner, Ph.D., NRG Oncology
  • Electra Paskett, Ph.D., Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology

Clinical Trials & Translational Research Advisory Committee (CTAC)

  • Debra Barton, Ph.D., NRG Oncology
  • Walter Curran, M.D., NRG Oncology
  • Anne-Marie Langevin, M.D., Texas Pediatric Minority Underserved NCORP
  • Michael LeBlanc, Ph.D., SWOG Cancer Research Network
  • Augusto Ochoa, M.D., Gulf South Minority Underserved NCORP

Community-Based Participation on the NCI Central Institutional Review Board (CIRB)

Cancer Prevention and Control Board

  • James Wade (Chair), M.D., Heartland Cancer Research NCORP
  • Katherine Crew, M.D., Columbia University Minority Underserved NCORP
  • James Marshall, Ph.D., ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group
  • Connie Szczepanek, R.N., B.S.N., Cancer Research Consortium of West Michigan NCORP
  • Loren Tschetter, M.D., Sanford NCORP of the North Central Plains
  • Debra Wujcik, Ph.D., Baptist Memorial Health Care/Mid South Minority Underserved NCORP

Adult Late Phase Emphasis Board

  • John Ellerton M.D., (Vice Chair), Nevada Cancer Research Foundation NCORP
  • Joan Westendorp, R.N., M.S.N., Cancer Research Consortium of West Michigan NCORP

Adult Early Phase Emphasis

  • Melanie Thomas, M.D., Southeast Clinical Oncology Research Consortium NCORP

Pediatric Board

  • Daniel Indelicato, M.D., Nemours NCORP

NCORP Cancer Control Steering Committees


NCORP Harry Hynes Award for Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Trials and Community Research

2020 - Vincent P. Vinciguerra, M.D., Northwell Health NCORP
2019 - Philip Stella, M.D., PI, Michigan Cancer Research Consortium NCORP
2018 - Anne-Marie R. Langevin, M.D., PI, South Texas Pediatric Minority Underserved NCORP
2017 - Patrick J. Flynn, M.D., PI, Metro-Minnesota NCORP
2016 - James D. Bearden, III, M.D., PI, Southeast Clinical Oncology Research Consortium NCORP

Legacy Harry Hynes Awardees:

2013 - Steven Wolff, M.D., MeHarry MB CCOP
2012 - John Roberts, M.D., VCU MB CCOP
2011 - Phil Kuebler, M.D., Columbus CCOP
2010 - Loren Tschetter, M.D., Sioux Falls CCOP
2009 - Carl Kardinal, M.D., Oschner and LSU MBCCOP (2 awards)
2007 - Jim Wade, M.D., Central Illinois CCOP
2006 - James Atkins, M.D., SCCC CCOP
2003 - Marc Conrad, M.D., Gulf South MB CCOP
2002 - Shaker Dakhil, M.D., Wichita CCOP

2020 Dorothy Coleman Outstanding Administrator Award (as of August 2020):

  • Erika Radeke, M.P.S., Stroger Hospital of Cook County Minority/Underserved NCORP