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Meet our Executives and Experts

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Chief Executive Officer

Gary M. Reedy has served as CEO of the American Cancer Society since April 2015. Prior to his appointment, he served as a volunteer leader of the organization.

Chair, Board of Directors

Medical Director at Virtua Health Systems, New Jersey, where he specializes in surgical oncology and general surgery.

Chair, Board of Directors

Ms. Mueller has volunteered with the American Cancer Society for 35 years and presently serves as chair of the American Cancer Society Board of Directors, having served as a member since 2010.

Chief Cancer Control Officer

Dr. Richard Wender oversees the national and global cancer control programs of the American Cancer Society, including cancer screening, tobacco control, access to care, and quality of life.

Chief Financial Officer

Chief financial officer for the American Cancer Society and for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.

Chief Medical Officer

Focuses on cancer prevention, early detection, quality of treatment, enhancing research and upgrading the Society’s advocacy capacity.

Deputy Chief Medical Officer

Expertise in the emerging science and trends in cancer.

Vice President, Surveillance & Health Services Research Program

Focuses on cancer disparities, with emphasis on minority groups and people of lower socioeconomic positions.

Vice President, Epidemiology Research Program

Provides strategic oversight and planning for all epidemiology research activities, program development, and communications.

Strategic Director, Surveillance Information

Lead author Cancer Statistics/Cancer Facts & Figures, oversees production of educational publications, and conducts descriptive studies with a focus on disparities in cancer occurrence.

Strategic Dir., Cancer Prevention Study-3

Focuses on the role physical activity plays in cancer prevention and the role obesity plays as a risk factor for cancer.

Vice President for Tobacco Control

Cliff Douglas, an internationally recognized expert in tobacco control policy and law, is vice president for Tobacco Control and director of the American Cancer Society Tobacco Control Center.

Senior Vice President for Prevention and Early Detection

Rosemarie "Rosie" Henson MSSW, MPH is a member of the Society's Cancer Control team headed by Richard Wender, M.D. chief cancer control officer.

Managing Director, Nutrition and Physical Activity

Focuses on the importance of diet and exercise in chronic disease prevention and management.

Strategic Dir., Nutritional Epidemiology

Focuses on the role dietary factors and energy imbalance play in cancer risk.

Director, Medical Content

Focuses on accuracy and balance of cancer information developed and distributed by the Society.

Managing Director, Cancer Control Intervention

Focuses on strategies to improve prevention and early detection of cancer in underserved populations.

Director, Cancer Control Intervention HPV & Women's Cancers

Reviews & updates breast and cervical cancer screening guidelines and HPV vaccination information.


Most Recent Releases
Oct 10, 2017

LOS ANGELES – The American Cancer Society’s Giants of Science gala on October 14 at the Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills will honor global ambassador and jewelry designer, Simone I....

Oct 5, 2017

This year, the National Football League and the American Cancer Society (ACS) are expanding their efforts to support the fight against cancer through the "Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer"...

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