Following an extensive national search, Michael Teitell, M.D., Ph.D. was appointed as the director of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center on August 8, 2017.
Director, Clinical/Translational Research
In addition to his role as director of Clinical/Translational Research, Dennis J. Slamon, M.D., Ph.D., serves as director of the Revlon/UCLA Women's Cancer Research Program at the Jonsson Cancer Center.
Director, Prevention and Control Research
Patricia A. Ganz, M.D., is a medical oncologist who has spent the past 20 years doing systematic research on the health-related quality of life impact of cancer and its treatment.
Deputy Director, Administration and Planning
Robert DuWors comes to JCCC from the University of California, San Francisco, Cancer Center and Research Institute, where he served as associate director of administration and finance for five years.
Director, Disparities and Community Engagement, and Co-Director, Prevention and Control Research
Roshan Bastani, Ph.D., is a professor in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and Director of the UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity.
Director, Basic and Translational Research
Heather Christofk, Ph.D., is a renowned biochemist, and associate professor in the departments of Biological Chemistry and Molecular & Medical Pharmacology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
Senior Director, Oncology Clinical Research
Meghan Brennan, R.N., O.N.P., Ph.D., is an oncology nurse practitioner whose professional career has spanned clinical, industry and academic based research programs and practices.
Director, Shared Resources
Zoran Galic, Ph.D., is a molecular biologist and associate professor in the departments of Medicine and Hematology/Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
Maie St. John
Director, Cancer Research Career Enhancement
Maie St. John, M.D., Ph.D., is a renowned otolaryngologist, and professor and Samuel and Della Pearlman Chair in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine.
Director, Clinical Affairs
Michael Steinberg, M.D., is professor and chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. His professional career spans private, corporate and academic practice and he is known for the development of multi-site oncology care networks.
Arash Naeim, M.D., Ph.D., is a health professional whose career has spanned a combination of health services, informatics and policy and care issues. He currently serves as Associate Professor of Medicine in the divisions of Hematology-Oncology.
Executive Director, Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation
Margaret Steele is a senior management executive with nearly 30 years of experience in management and fundraising for non-profit organizations.