Masonic Cancer Center Director Search

The Office of Academic Clinical Affairs is conducting a search for the next Director of the Masonic Cancer Center. A Search Committee has been named by the Vice President for Clinical Affairs. 

The Masonic Cancer Center has been recognized as a National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer center since 1998, indicating its preeminent scientific leadership, resources, and the depth and breadth of its research in basic, clinical, population, and translational sciences. As a comprehensive cancer center, the Masonic Cancer Center is characterized by scientific excellence and the capability to integrate a diversity of research approaches to focus on the problem of cancer. 

Search Committee

  • Stephanie Terezakis, Department Head, Radiation Oncology, Medical School - Search Chair
  • Susan Arnold, Assistant Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Veterinary Clinical Sciences
  • Kristin Artinger, Associate Dean for Research and Discovery, School of Dentistry
  • Anne Blaes, Director and Chair, Division of Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation
  • Rahel Ghebre, Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Division of Gynecologic Oncology
  • Daniel Harki, Northrop Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Medicinal Chemistry
  • Samir Khariwala, Department Chair, Otolaryngology
  • Tucker LeBien, Professor Emeritus, former Deputy Director of the Masonic Cancer Center 
  • David Masopust, McKnight University Professor, HHMI Faculty Scholar, Center for Immunology
  • Nancy Sherwood, Associate Dean for Research, School of Public Health
  • Diane Treat-Jacobson, Associate Dean for Research, School of Nursing

The committee is responsible for identifying the challenges and opportunities of the search, providing input to the position profile, actively sourcing and screening potential candidates, and recommending finalists to the Vice President for Clinical Affairs.