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Leadership

Director



Stephen D. Nimer, M.D.Stephen D. Nimer, M.D.
Director
Oscar de la Renta Endowed Chair in Cancer Research
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology


Deputy Director



Craig Moskowitz, M.D. Craig Moskowitz, M.D.
Interim Deputy Director, Physician in Chief for the Oncology Service Line of the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Professor, Department of Medicine


Oncology Services



Lazara Pagan Lazara Pagan
Associate Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Sylvester UHealth Oncology Services

 

Lazara Pagan Dorothy Graves, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President and Associate Director for Administration, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

 

Craig Moskowitz, M.D. Craig Moskowitz, M.D.
Interim Deputy Director, Physician in Chief for the Oncology Service Line of the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Professor, Department of Medicine


Associate Directors



Kerry Burnstein, Ph.D.Kerry Burnstein, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Education and Training
Professor and Chair, Department of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology

George GrillsGeorge Grills
Associate Director, Shared Resources

Erin Kobetz, Ph.D., MPHErin Kobetz, Ph.D., MPH
Associate Director, Population Science and Cancer Disparity
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Public Health Sciences

Nipun Merchant, M.D.Nipun Merchant, M.D.
Associate Director, Translational Research
Professor and Division Chief, Department of Surgery

Jonathan Trent, M.D., Ph.D.Jonathan Trent, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Director, Clinical Research
Professor, Department of Medicine

Lazara Pagan Lazara Pagan
Associate Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Sylvester UHealth Oncology Services

Program Leaders



Maria E. Figueroa, M.D.Maria E. Figueroa, M.D.
Cancer Epigenetics Program Co-Leader
Associate Professor, Department of Human Genetics

Ramin Shiekhattar, Ph.D.Ramin Shiekhattar, Ph.D.
Cancer Epigenetics Program Co-Leader
Professor and Division Chief, Department of Human Genetics

Wael El-Rifai, M.D., Ph.D.Wael El-Rifai, M.D., Ph.D.
Tumor Biology Program Co-Leader
Professor and Associate Vice Chair, Department of Surgery

Scott Welford, Ph.D.Scott Welford, Ph.D.
Tumor Biology Program Co-Leader
Professor and Biology Division Chief, Department of Radiation Oncology

C. Ola Landgren M.D., Ph.D. 
Translational and Clinical Oncology Program Leader
Professor of Medicine, Chief of Myeloma Program

David Benner Lombard, M.D. Ph.D.
Co-Leader, Cancer Epigenetics Program
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology

Frank J. Penedo, Ph.D.Frank J. Penedo, Ph.D.
Cancer Control Program Co-Leader
Professor, Departments of Psychology and Medicine


Tracy Crane, Ph.D.Tracy Crane, Ph.D.
Cancer Control Program Co-Leader
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine