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Ex-Officio Members of the Board of Governors

Stephen D. Nimer, M.D.
Director, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Oscar de la Renta Endowed Chair in Cancer Research
Executive Dean for Research, Miller School of Medicine
Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Professor of Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering

Alvaro J. Alencar, M.D.
Associate Chief Medical Officer, University of Miami Hospital and Clinics

Sarah Christensen
Vice President Medical Development and Alumni Relations

Ramon Coto
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, UHealth

Joseph Echevarria
Executive Vice President for Health Affairs and Chief Executive Officer, UHealth

Henri R. Ford, M.D., M.H.A.
Dean and Chief Academic Officer, Miller School of Medicine

Sophia George, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Lauren Gjolaj, M.B.A.
Associate Vice President, Oncology Services, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Desert Horse Grant
Chief Transformation Officer, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Dorothy Graves, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President and Associate Director, Administration, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Antonio Iavarone, M.D.
Deputy Director, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Erin Kobetz, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Vice Provost for Research + Scholarship
Associate Director, Population Sciences and Cancer Disparity, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Professor, Medicine and Public Health Sciences

Nipun Merchant, M.D.
Alan S. Livingstone Professor of Surgery Vice Chair of Surgical Oncology Services Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
Chief Surgical Officer and Associate Director for Translational Research, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Alison Mincey, J.D.
Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, UHealth/Miller School of Medicine

Craig Moskowitz, M.D.
Oncology Service Line (OSL) Physician-in-Chief, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

Lazara Pagan
Associate Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of the UHealth Oncology Service Line

Dipen Parekh, M.D.
Chief Operating Officer, University of Miami Health System

Jesse J. Rodriguez
Assistant Vice President, Sylvester Development