Leadership of the NCI Cohort Consortium

Steering Committee Members

Note: Year following Steering Committee Members' names indicates term end date.

  • Lynne Wilkens, Dr.P.H. - 2020
    Chair
    University of Hawaii Cancer Center
    Representing the Multiethnic/Minority Cohort Study of Diet and Cancer

  • Roger Milne, Ph.D. - 2021
    Chair Elect
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
    Representing the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study

  • Shine Chang, Ph.D. - 2022
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Representing the Mexican American (Mano a Mano) Cohort Study

  • Heather Eliassen, Sc.D. - 2021
    Harvard Medical School and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
    Representing the Nurses’ Health Study-II (NHS-II)

  • Marc Gunter, Ph.D. - 2021
    International Agency for Research Cancer
    Representing the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort

  • James V. Lacey, Jr., Ph.D., M.P.H. - 2022
    Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope
    Representing the California Teachers Study

  • Hazel Nichols, Ph.D. - 2021
    University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health
    Representing the Sister Study

  • Jeannette M. Schenk, Ph.D., M.S., R.D. - 2022
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Representing the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial

  • Minouk Schoemaker, Ph.D. - 2022
    The Institute of Cancer Research, London
    Representing the Breakthrough Generations Study

  • Xiao-Ou Shu, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. - 2021
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Representing the Shanghai Men’s Health Study (SMHS)

  • Celine Vachon, Ph.D. - 2020
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Representing the Mayo Mammography Health Study

Ex-Officio Members

  • Robert Croyle, Ph.D.
    Director, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS), NCI

  • Stephen Chanock, M.D.
    Director, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG), NCI

  • Kathy Helzlsouer, M.D., M.H.S.
    Associate Director, Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program (EGRP), DCCPS, NCI

Alternates for Ex-Officio Members

NCI Executive Staff