Advisory Board

Jeanne Ruesch
Founder, Ruesch Center for the Cure of GI Cancers

Chair: Gilad Gordon, M.D., M.B.A.
President, ORRA Group, LLC

Carolyn R. “Bo” Aldige
President, Prevent Cancer Foundation

Kennedy Cliffe
Vice President – Medical Affairs & Collaborations, Caris Life Sciences

Chiranjeev Dash, M.B.B.S., M.P.H., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Oncology, Cancer Prevention and Control Program & Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Research, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

Stephen R. T. Evans, M.D.
Executive Vice President, Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, MedStar Health

Kashif Firozvi, M.D.
Medical Oncologist and Hematologist, Maryland Oncology Hematology

Julie M. Fleshman
President & CEO, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Jasmine Greenamyer
Senior Director, Advocacy and Strategic Partnerships, EMD Serono, Inc.

Nadim Haddad, M.D.
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Louis Jacques, M.D.
Senior Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer, ADVI

Patrick G. Jackson, M.D., FACS
Chief, Division of General Surgery, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Lee Jones, MBA
Cancer Survivor and Research Advocate

Hartmut Juhl, M.D.
CEO, Indivumed GmbH and Inostics GmbH

Scott LaGanga
Senior Vice President of Public Affairs-Advocacy, PhRMA

Jack Lepping
Vice Chairman, MJH Life Sciences

Paula Rothenberg
Co-Founder, Hope Connections for Cancer Support

Michael Sapienza
CEO, Colon Cancer Alliance

Jill Smith, M.D.
Gastroenterologist, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Keith Unger, M.D.
Radiation Oncologist, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Elizabeth Wrege
Patient Advocate