Leadership Council

Formulating and implementing our strategic plan

The  Leadership Council assists the director in the formulation and implementation of the cancer center’s strategic plan. The leadership council is composed of all of the cancer center’s associate directors; program leaders; directors of biostatistics, bioinformatics, data management, and the Clinical Trials Office.

The council serves in an advisory role to the cancer center director on matters of recruitment, shared facilities, working groups, pilot projects, and other issues concerning the research and education missions of the cancer center.

Leadership Council members

Kelvin Lee, MD
Associate Dean for Cancer Research, IU School of Medicine
Victoria Champion, PhD, RN
Edward W. and Sarah Stam Cullipher Chair, IU School of Nursing
Michael Darling, MHA
Associate Director of Administration
Melissa Fishel, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, IU School of Medicine
Antwione Haywood, PhD
Associate Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)
Kun Huang, PhD
Chair, Department of Biostatistics & Health Data Science, Department of Biostatistics and Health Data, IU School of Medicine
Reuben Kapur, PhD
Director, Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research
Rachel Katzenellenbogen, MD
Chief, Division of Adolescent Medicine , Department of Pediatrics, IU School of Medicine
Mark Kelley, PhD
Betty and Earl Herr Professor of Pediatric Oncology Research, Department of Pediatrics, IU School of Medicine
Patrick Loehrer, MD
IU Distinguished Professor
Xiongbin Lu, PhD
Vera Bradley Foundation Professor of Breast Cancer Innovation, Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, IU School of Medicine
Katie McGill, MSM
Vice President for Clinical Services, Indiana University Health
Kathy Miller, MD
Ballve Lantero Professor of Oncology, Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, IU School of Medicine
Harikrishna Nakshatri, BVSc, PhD
Marian J. Morrison Professor of Breast Cancer Research, Department of Surgery, IU School of Medicine
Kenneth Nephew, PhD
Jerry W. and Peggy S. Throgmartin Professor of Oncology
Mateusz Opyrchal, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, IU School of Medicine
Huda Salman, MD, PhD
Executive Director, Brown Center for Immunotherapy
Todd Skaar, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, IU School of Medicine
Claire Walczak, PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Assistant Director of Research, IU School of Medicine
Richard Zellars, MD
Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, IU School of Medicine

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