Meet our Executives and Experts
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Chief Executive Officer
CEO since 1992. Under Seffrin's leadership the Society has become the world’s largest voluntary health organization fighting cancer.
Professor of medicine at Yale; internationally recognized for developments in curative chemotherapy of Hodgkin disease and diffusing large cell lymphomas.
Volunteer Board Chair
Has more than 30 years of domestic and international experience in the health care industry and has served as a member of the Society’s Board of Directors since 2004.
Staff President, COO
Oversees the overall day-to-day operations of the world’s largest voluntary health organization.
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
Directs Cancer Control Science department. Expertise in the emerging science and trends in cancer.
Chief Information Officer
Responsible for the people, strategy and operations of the global information technology of the Society.
National Vice President for New Business
Responsible for formulating new business strategy and global operations for the Society.
National VP, Intramural Research
Focuses on cancer treatment and outcomes, cancer surveillance and environmental cancers.
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.
Dir., 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.
Dir., Cancer Science and Trends
Expert on emerging research, policy issues and international cancer control.
Dir., Prostate and Colorectal Cancers
Focuses on strategies to improve prevention and early detection of cancer in underserved populations.
Sr. Epidemiologist, Surveillance Research
Focuses on impact of cancer prevention, screening and treatment on cancer incidence and mortality patterns.
Managing Dir., International Tobacco Control
Focuses on economic impact of tobacco control interventions, smokeless tobacco use and non-communicable diseases.
Managing Dir., Behavioral Research Center
Focuses on reducing cancer disparities, improving cancer outcomes and quality of life among cancer patients, survivors, caregivers.
Vice President, Surveillance & Health Services Research Program
Focuses on cancer disparities, with emphasis on minority groups and people of lower socioeconomic positions.
Director, Breast and Gynecologic Cancer
Reviews & updates breast and cervical cancer screening guidelines and HPV vaccination information.