Executive Leadership

Naoto T Ueno
Naoto T. Ueno, MD, PhD, FACP
Director

Cliff Martin
Clifford Martin, MBA
Associate Director for Administration

John Shepherd
John Shepherd, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer

Loic Le Marchand
Loïc Le Marchand, MD, PhD
Associate Director for Population Sciences

Lynne Wilkens
Lynne R. Wilkens, DrPH
Associate Director for Shared Resources

Community Outreach and Engagement

Kevin Cassel, DrPH
Kevin Cassel, DrPH
Associate Director

Cancer Research Training

Gertraud Maskarinec
Gertraud Maskarinec, MD, PhD
Associate Director

Lenora Loo
Lenora Loo, PhD
Faculty Director

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Neal Palafox
Neal Palafox, MD, MPH
Associate Director

Marie Revilla
Marie Revilla, PhD, MS, RDN
Faculty Director

Research Program Leadership

Pallav Pokhrel
Pallav Pokhrel, PhD, MPH
Co-Leader
Population Sciences in the Pacific
Cancer Prevention

Lani Park
Lani Park, PhD 
Co-Leader
Population Sciences in the Pacific
Cancer Epidemiology

Xin Chen
Xin Chen, PhD 
Co-Leader
Cancer Biology
Cancer Mechanisms


Naoto T. Ueno, MD, PhD, FACP
Interim Co-Leader
Cancer Biology
Translational and Clinical Research

Clinical Leadership

Jeffrey Berenberg
Jeffrey Berenberg, MD
Associate Director for Translational and Clinical Resarch

Toshiaki Iwase
Toshiaki Iwase, MD, PhD
Medical Director, Clinical Trials Office

UH Cancer Center Faculty Senate

Yurii Shvetsov
Yurii Shvetsov, PhD
President




Christine Farrar, PhD
Vice-President

Lenora Loo
Lenora Loo, PhD
Communicating Secretary

Kevin Cassel, DrPH
Kevin Cassel, DrPH
Recording Secretary

Administrative Directors

Francis Blanco
Francis Blanco
Director, Facilities Management

Namrata Gurung
Namrata Gurung
Director, Human Resources




Michelle Kau
Interim Director, Fiscal Administration

Paula Higuchi
Paula Higuchi
Director, Community Outreach and Engagement

Ashley Leinbach
Ashley Leinbach
Director, Human Subject Research Compliance

Kathleen Plaza
Kathleen Plaza
Manager, Cancer Research Training

Wendy Richards
Wendy Richards
Director, Information Technology

Kornelia Szauter
Kornelia Szauter
Director, Grants Administration

Cathy Zhang
Cathy Zhang
Executive Assistant to the Director