We are a committed group, extremely dedicated to our mission. GRACE is honored to work with distinguished faculty from all over the world.

 Dr. Zofia Piotrowska is with the Thoracic Oncology Program at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center in Boston, Massachusetts.  More information on Dr. Piotrowska is available here: https://www.massgeneral.org/doctors/doctor.aspx?id=19711

Dr. Shirish Gadgeel is Co-Leader of the Thoracic Oncology Team in the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Michigan Medicine at the University of Michigan as of May 2017. He also has been appointed Associate Director for Cancer Care (ADCC) at Networking and Affiliated Centers.

Prior to joining Michigan Medicine Dr. Gadgeel was the co-leader of the Molecular Therapeutics Program of the Karmanos Cancer...

Dr. Nathan Pennell received his Ph.D. in neuroscience in 1998 and his M.D. in 2002 from the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, FL. He then moved to Boston to do his internal medicine internship and residency training at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and completed his medical oncology fellowship at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, also in Boston. While there, he developed an...

City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center

Founder, President and CEO of GRACE

Duarte, CA


Associate Clinical Professor, Medical Oncology

Executive Director, Employer Services 

President & CEO, Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE)
 

Dr. Jack West is a medical oncologist and thoracic oncology specialist at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Duarte, CA. He also serves as...

Dr. Jared Weiss is an Associate Professor of Clinical Research for Hematology/Oncology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, NC. He completed fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania and residency in Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. He received his Doctor of Medicine at Yale University School of...

Alice T. Shaw is the Director of the Center for Thoracic Cancers and the Paula O’Keeffe Endowed Chair of Thoracic Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is also an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. She received her A.B. in Biochemistry from Harvard and her M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard Medical School. She did her residency in Internal Medicine at...

Karen Reckamp, MD, MS, is Associate Professor in the Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research at City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center (COHCCC). She received her medical degree from University of Chicago, and her master’s degree in Clinical Investigation from UCLA. She completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and a Hematology/Oncology...

Matt Hiznay is a five-year survivor of metastatic, ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer. He was born in Youngstown, Ohio, and grew up in the small town of Poland, Ohio. Matt graduated from Poland Seminary High School in 2006 and from John Carroll University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science degree magna cum laude.

In August 2011, then 24-year-old Matt was eager to begin his second year of...

Janet Freeman-Daily is a writer, science geek, and lung cancer patient/activist. She received a diagnosis of advanced non-small cell lung cancer in May 2011 which became metastatic despite chemotherapy and radiation. After learning about genomic testing and precision medicine in online patient communities, she joined a clinical trial for ROS1-positive lung cancer and has had no evidence of disease...