SFA Staff

Brandi Felser

Brandi Felser
Chief Executive Officer

Mary McCarthy
Director of Finance and Administration

Christopher Vance
Director of Development and Communications

Dean Frohlich, PhD
Director of Scientific Affairs

Cindy Saunders
Senior Manager of Website and Database Administration

Kristal Bryant
Manager of Community Engagement

Ryan Watkins
Accounting Assistant


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Board of Directors

President: Mark Thornton, MD, PhD, Damascus, MD
Vice President of Scientific and Government Affairs: John Brooks, MD, Swarthmore, PA
Assistant Treasurer:  Patricia Thornton, Damascus, MD
Secretary:  Jennifer Goodwin, Arlington, MA

Chris Connery, Chicago, IL
Justin Green, New York, NY
Michael Lewis, New York, NY
Tom Peroulas, Chicago, IL
Amira Yunis, New York, NY

Medical Advisory Board

Co-Chair: George Demetri, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Co-Chair: Raphael Pollock, MD, PhD, The Ohio State University
Mark Agulnik, MD, FRCPC, City of Hope
Charles Forscher, MD, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
John M. Goldberg, MD, H3 Biomedicine
Richard Gorlick, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Lee Helman, MD, University of Southern California/Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Eugenie S. Kleinerman, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Andrew S. Kraft, MD, University of Arizona Cancer Center
Marc Ladanyi, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
David M. Loeb, MD, PhD, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Crystal Mackall, MD, Stanford Cancer Institute
Robert Maki, MD, PhD, Abramson Cancer Center, Penn Medicine
Paul A. Meyers, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Alberto Pappo, MD, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Shreyaskumar Patel, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Peter Pisters, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center
R. Lor Randall, MD, FACS, University of California, Davis Health
Richard F. Riedel, MD, Duke University Medical Center
Scott Schuetze, MD, University of Michigan
Samuel Singer, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Poul HB Sorensen, MD, PhD, University of British Columbia
William D. Tap, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Jonathan Trent, MD, PhD, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Matt van de Rijn, MD, Stanford School of Medicine 

Honorary Board Members

Sir Murray F. Brennan, GNZM, MD, FACS
Ed Fry
Peri Gilpin
Jonathan Lewis, MD, PhD
Marisa Petroro
The Honorable Mark Pryor
Carole Radziwill
Marisa Tomei