CaNCURE Team

Srinivas Sridhar, Ph.D.

Director

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Anne van de Ven, Ph.D.

Assistant Director

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Rita Kaderian, M.S.

Program Officer

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Karen Burns White, M.S.

DF/HCC Program Liaison

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Tina Mello, M.A.

NEU Co-op Liaison

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Maria Stein, M.Ed.

Co-op & Career Dev.

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External Advisory Board

Oversight for CaNCURE is provided by experts with extensive experience in administering Cancer Education Grants (R25) programs.

Gayle Woloschak, Ph.D.

Dr. Woloschak directs the NCI R25 program on Cancer Nanotechnology in Imaging and Radiotherapy at Northwestern University. In addition to extensive experience as an educator, Dr. Woloschak directs several projects in cancer nanomedicine. Read more...


John W Waterbor, M.D., Dr.PH.

Dr. Waterbor is Director of University of Alabama Birmingham’s (UAB) Cancer Research Experiences for Students (CaRES) R25E training grant and Co-Director of UAB’s Cancer Prevention and Control Training Program (CPCTP) R25T training grant, both funded by NCI. Read more...


Suzanne Gronemeyer, Ph.D.

Dr. Gronemeyer directs the NCI-funded Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) R25E Program at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. She serves on the boards of the Intercultural Cancer Council and the American Association for Cancer Education (AACE). Read more...




Internal Advisory Board

Internal academic administrators and leaders in academic diversity provide executive level oversight, feedback, and advice.

Jonathan Tilly, Ph.D.

Dr. Jon Tilly is the Interim Dean of the College of Science at Northeastern University. The College has 2,700 undergraduates, nearly 600 graduate students, and 181 faculty in six departments. He is an expert in reproductive biology, stem cell biology, regenerative medicine, infertility, and aging. Read more...


Barrett J. Rollins, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Rollins serves as the Chief Scientific Officer of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and is a Linde Family Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His research investigates the effects of inflammation on the development and progression of cancer. Read more...


Susan Ambrose, Ph.D.

Dr. Susan Ambrose is a Professor of Education and History, and Senior Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education & Experiential Learning. She is an internationally recognized expert in college-level teaching and learning, and is co-author of four books, most recently "How Learning Works: Seven Research-based Principles for Smart Teaching" (Jossey-Bass, 2010). Read more...