The UMGCCC training and education initiatives are coordinated through the UMGCCC Training and Education Steering Committee, comprised of senior leadership from the UMGCCC Research Programs, administration, and the participating schools of UMB. Its mission is to oversee the administrative structure and integration of UMGCCC educational and research training activities, to assist in the development of new educational programs, and to enhance diversity in education and training activities.

Toni M. Antalis, PhD

  • Associate Director for Training & Education for UMGCCC
  • Co-Director, NIH T32 Training Grant in Cancer Biology
  • Director, Molecular Medicine Program, Graduate Program in Life Sciences
  • Co-Director, STAR-PREP Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program
  • Member, CABTRAC Board of Directors

Greg B. Carey, PhD

  • Director, STAR-PREP Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program
  • Executive Director of Student Research and Community Outreach, OSR
  • Director, PRISM Program for Medical Students
  • Director, UM Scholars Program

Kevin J. Cullen, MD

  • Director, UMGCCC
  • Professor, Department of Medicine, SOM

Bret A. Hassel, PhD

  • Assistant Director for Training & Education for UMGCCC
  • Director, Schnaper Summer Internship Program
  • CURE Scholars Liaison
  • IDP Team Member, STAR-PREP Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program

Laundette P. Jones, PhD, MPH

  • Associate Director, STAR-PREP Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program
  • Deputy Director, Program in Health Equity and Population Health
  • Associate Director, Transdisciplinary Research & Community Impact , Center for Epigenetic Research in Child Health & Brain Development (CERCH)

Cheryl L. Knott, PhD FAAHB

  • Co-Director of the Center for Health Behavior Research at UMD School of Public Health
  • Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement for UMGCCC
  • Co-Leader of the Population Science Program

Jennie Y. Law, MD

  • Program Director, Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program, UMGCCC

Robert Mitchell, Jr.

  • Associate Director for Administration, UMGCCC

Pranshu Mohindra, MD, MBBS

  • Director of Research Internships, Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Medical Student Elective Course Director, Department of Radiation Oncology

 Elizabeth  A. Parker, PhD, RD

  • Principal Investigator, CURE Connections (C2)
  • Director of the Integrative Medicine Residency Program through Family Medicine/ Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Terry B. Rogers, PhD

  • Associate Dean for Research Development & Administration
  • Co-Director, STAR-PREP Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program

Michele I. Vitolo, PhD

  • Faculty Leader, Annual Cancer Biology Research Retreat

Tonya J. Webb, PhD

  • Principal Investigator for the American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant (ACS-IRG)
  • IDP Team Member, STAR-PREP Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program

Jeffrey Winkles, PhD

  • Cancer Biology Track Leader, Molecular Medicine Program, Graduate Program in Life Sciences

CRCERA Operations Committee

Toni M. Antalis, PhD

  • Associate Director for Training & Education for UMGCCC
  • Co-Director, NIH T32 Training Grant in Cancer Biology
  • Director, Molecular Medicine Program, Graduate Program in Life Sciences
  • Co-Director, STAR-PREP Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program
  • Member, CABTRAC Board of Directors

Gia Grier-McGinnis, DrPh

  • Executive Director, UMB Cure Scholars Program

Bret A. Hassel, PhD

  • Assistant Director for Training & Education for UMGCCC
  • Director, Schnaper Summer Internship Program
  • CURE Scholars Liaison
  • IDP Team Member, STAR-PREP Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program

Leanne Simington, MS

  • Training and Education Coordinator for UMGCCC
  • STAR-PREP Coordinator

CRCERA Database Development Working Group

Toni M. Antalis, PhD

  • Associate Director for Training & Education for UMGCCC
  • Co-Director, NIH T32 Training Grant in Cancer Biology
  • Director, Molecular Medicine Program, Graduate Program in Life Sciences
  • Co-Director, STAR-PREP Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program
  • Member, CABTRAC Board of Directors

Jeremy Gregory

  • CEO Adminformatics

Sarah Laye

  • Director, Grants and Contracts for UMGCCC

Leanne Simington, MS

  • Training and Education Coordinator for UMGCCC
  • STAR-PREP Coordinator

CRCERA Diversity Advisory Committee

Tashara Bailey, PhD, MA

  • Director of STEM Curriculum, Director of Programs
  • Adjunct Faculty

Greg B. Carey, PhD

  • Director, STAR-PREP Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program
  • Executive Director of Student Research and Community Outreach, OSR
  • Director, PRISM Program for Medical Students
  • Director, UM Scholars Program

Bret A. Hassel, PhD

  • Assistant Director for Training & Education for UMGCCCDirector, Schnaper Summer Internship Program
  • CURE Scholars Liaison
  • IDP Team Member, STAR-PREP Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program

Laundette P. Jones, PhD, MPH

  • Associate Director, STAR-PREP Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program
  • Deputy Director, Program in Health Equity and Population Health
  • Associate Director,Transdisciplinary Research & Community Impact, Center for Epigenetic Research in Child Health & Brain Development (CERCH)

Tonya J. Webb, PhD

  • Principal Investigator for the American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant (ACS-IRG)
  • IDP Team Member, STAR-PREP Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program