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Michigan Cancer Consortium Board of Directors

The Michigan Cancer Consortium (MCC) Board of Directors provides guidance according to its mission and vision. The Board of Directors promotes implementation of the state cancer plan, including MCC priorities, and embraces diversity in all aspects of its work. Board members have a formal affiliation with a MCC member organization and bring a unique set of cancer expertise, administrative skills, commitment, and experience to their role.

 

Anas Al-Janadi, MD - (Co-Chair)
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2023)
Vice President and Department Chief, Oncology
Spectrum Health Cancer Center
(www.spectrumhealth.org)

 

Deb Doherty, PT, PhD, CEAS - (Co-Chair)
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2022)
Michigan Physical Therapy Association
(www.mpta.com)

Marc Cohen, MHSA - (Secretary)
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2021)
Manager, Value Partnerships - Health Care Value
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
(www.bcbsm.com)

 

Dana Zakalik, MD - (Immediate Past Co-Chair)
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2023)
Director, Beaumont Cancer Genetics Program
Beaumont Health System
(www.beaumont.edu)

Wali Altahif
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2021)
Board of Directors
Arab American and Chaldean Council
(www.myacc.org)

Gerold Bepler, MD, PhD
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2021)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute / Wayne State University
(www.karmanos.org)

 

Helen Burns, MSN, ANP-BC, CBEC
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2023)
Saint Joseph Mercy Health System
(www.stjoeshealth.org)

Julie Campbell, MPH
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2023)
Senior Quality Consultant
MPRO
(www.mpro.org)

 

Sabrina Ford, PhD
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2023)
Outreach Specialist/Assistant Professor
Michigan State University Institute for Health Policy
(hp.msu.edu)

Elisabeth Heath, MD, FACP
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2021)
Associate Center Director, Translational Sciences
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute / Wayne State University
(www.karmanos.org)

 

Norah Lynn-Henry, MDPhD
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2023)
Breast Oncology Disease Lead
University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center (www.rogelcancercenter.org)

 

Lori Pearl-Kraus, PhD, CS, FNP-BC
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2021)
LPK Healthcare Research, Policy
& Consulting Services, LLC

Noel Pingatore, BS, CPH
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2021)
Director, Department of Health Education and Chronic Disease
Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, Inc.
(www.itcmi.org)

Tom Rich, MPH
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2021)
Health Systems Manager, State & Primary Care Systems
American Cancer Society, Inc., North Central Region (www.cancer.org)

 

Geralyn Roobol, LMSW, BS, RN
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2023)
Director, Cancer Services
Spectrum Health
(www.spectrumhealth.org)

 

Michael Simoff, MD
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2023)
Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship, Program Director
Henry Ford Health System
(www.henryford.com)

Connie SzczepanekRN, BSN
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2021)
Administrative Director
Cancer Research Consortium of West Michigan 
(www.crcwm.org)

Mary Jo Voelpel, DO, FACOI, FACNM
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2023)
Michigan Osteopathic Association
(www.domoa.org)