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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 (Chair)

  • Professor, Department of Physiology, SOM
  • Co-Director, NIH T32 Training Grant in Cancer Biology
  • Director, Molecular Medicine Program, Graduate Program in Life Sciences
  • Member, CABTRAC Board of Directors

Greg Carey, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
  • Director, STAR-PREP post-baccalaureate program for underrepresented minorities
  • Director of Student Research and Community Outreach, OSR
  • Director, PRISM Program for Medical Students
  • Director, UM Scholars Program

Wendla Citron, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, SOM
  • Associate Director of Residency Program
  • Medical Director for Tate Cancer Center at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

Kevin J. Cullen, MD

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

Ashkan Emadi, MD, PhD

  • Professor, Department of Medicine, SOM
  • Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program
  • Associate Director for Clinical Research, UMGCCC

Bret A. Hassel, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, SOM
  • Director, Schnaper Summer Internship Program and CURE Scholars Liaison

Sarah Laye

  • Director of Grants and Contracts, at University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center

Robert Mitchell, Jr.

  • Associate Director for Administration, UMGCCC

Fayruz V. Rassool, PhD

  • Associate Professor
  • Co-Leader of the Experimental Therapeutics Program
  • Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, SOM
  • Course Director, GPILS 665: Cancer Biology- From Basic Research to the Clinic; Director of GPILS 791, From Bench to Bedside: Steps in translational Research
  • Co-Director GPILS 750 Advanced Cancer Biology

Terry Rogers, PhD

  • Associate Dean for Research Development & Administration
  • Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, SOM

Mary-Claire Roghmann, MD, MS

  • Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, SOM
  • Director, Clinical Research Education and Training Program
  • Director, Medical Scientist Training Program

Robin Saunders, EDD, MS

  • Executive Director, UMB Cure Scholars Program

Edward A. Sausville, MD

  • Professor, Department of Medicine, SOM
  • Interim Division Chief of Hematology/Oncology

Leanne Simington, MS

  • Administrator, Training and Education Steering Committee

Kate Tracy, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Public Health, SOM
  • Director, Clinical Translational Research and Informatics Center
  • Vice Chair for Research Services, Epidemiology & Public Health

Michele Vitolo, PhD

  • Faculty Mentor, Annual Cancer Biology Research Retreat

Jeffrey Winkles, PhD

  • Professor, Department of Surgery, SOM
  • Leader, Cancer Biology Track in the Molecular Medicine Program, Graduate Program in Life Sciences