Founded at the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania

Meet the people of PC3I

We harness the insights of Penn’s renowned clinicians, medical researchers, data scientists, healthcare and behavioral economists, and innovators to make cancer care better.

Leadership


Justin Bekelman

Justin Bekelman, MD

Director, Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation

Callie Scott

Callie Scott, MSc

Managing Director, Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation

Peter Gabriel

Peter Gabriel, MD, MSE

Director, Informatics and Measurement, Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation

Katharine Rendle

Katharine Rendle, PhD, MSW, MPH

Director, Implementation Science, Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation

Innovation Faculty


Charu Aggarwal

Charu Aggarwal, MD, MPH

Leslye M. Heisler Associate Professor for Lung Cancer Excellence

Allison Barz Leahy

Allison Barz Leahy, MD, MSCE

Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania

Chris DAvella

Christopher A. D’Avella, MD

Assistant Professor, Hematology and Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine

Lola Fayanju

Oluwadamilola “Lola” Fayanju, MD, MA, MPHS, FACS

Helen O. Dickens Presidential Associate Professor, Perelman School of Medicine

Peter Gabriel

Peter Gabriel, MD, MSE

Director, Informatics and Measurement, Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation

Erin Gillespie

Erin Gillespie, MD

Assistant Attending, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Emily Ko

Emily Ko, MD, MSCR

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perelman School of Medicine

Daniel Lee

Daniel Lee, MD, MS

Assistant Professor, Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine

Ronac Mamtani

Ronac Mamtani, MD, MSCE

Assistant Professor, Hematology and Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine

Ravi Parikh

Ravi Parikh, MD, MPP, FACP

Assistant Professor, Medical Ethics and Health Policy and Medicine

Katharine Rendle

Katharine Rendle, PhD, MSW, MPH

Director, Implementation Science, Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation

Ramy Sedhom

Ramy Sedhom, MD

Assistant Professor, Hematology & Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine

Samuel Takvorian

Samuel Takvorian, MD, MSHP

Assistant Professor, Hematology and Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine

Justin Bekelman

Justin Bekelman, MD

Director, Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation

Innovation Fellows


Erin Bange

Erin Bange, MD

Fellow, Hematology and Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine

Timothy Brown

Timothy J. Brown, MD

Fellow, Hematology and Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine

Mia Djulbegovic, MD, MHS

Fellow, Hematology and Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine

Katherine Hicks-Courant

Katherine Hicks-Courant, MD

Fellow, Gynecologic Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine

Kelsey Lau-Min

Kelsey Lau-Min, MD

Fellow, Hematology and Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine

John Lin

John Lin, MD

Fellow, Hematology and Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine

Nishant Shah

Nishant Shah, MD

Chief Resident, Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine

Anna Jo Smith

Anna Jo Smith, MD, MPH, MSc

Fellow, Gynecologic Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine

Michael G. Tecce, DO

Chief Resident, Division of Plastic Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine

Team


Alicia Clifton

Alicia Clifton, MDP

Innovation Manager

Kerry Coughlin

Kerry Coughlin, MSW

Research & Engagement Coordinator

Meagan Hume

Meagan Hume, MDP

Innovation Manager

Elizabeth Moriarty

Elizabeth Moriarty

Research Assistant

Tasnim Salam

Tasnim Salam, MBE, MPH

Clinical Research Coordinator

Governing Board


Robert Vonderheide

Robert Vonderheide, MD, DPhil

Director, Abramson Cancer Center & Chair, PC3I Governing Board

Ronald DeMatteo

Ronald DeMatteo, MD, FACS

Chair, Department of Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine

Deborah Driscoll

Deborah Driscoll, MD

Senior Vice President for the Clinical Practices, Penn Medicine

Ezekiel Emanuel

Ezekiel Emanuel, MD, PhD, MSc

Chair, Department of Medical Ethics & Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine

Jonathan Epstein

Jonathan Epstein, MD

Executive Vice Dean and Chief Scientific Officer, Perelman School of Medicine

Elizabeth Howell

Elizabeth Howell, MD, MPP

Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perelman School of Medicine

Stephen Hunger

Stephen P. Hunger, MD

Chief, Division of Oncology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Kevin Mahoney

Kevin Mahoney, MBA

Chief Executive Officer, Penn Medicine

James Metz

James Metz, MD

Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine

Philip Okala

Philip Okala, MA

Chief Operating Officer, Penn Medicine

Lynn Schuchter

Lynn Schuchter, MD

Chief, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine

Richard Wender

Richard C. Wender, MD

Chair, Dept of Family Medicine and Community Health, Perelman School of Medicine

Advisory Group


Larry Shulman

Larry Shulman, MD

Deputy Director, Clinical Services, ACC & Co-Chair, PC3I Advisory Group

Roy Rosin

Roy Rosin, MBA

Chief Innovation Officer, Penn Medicine & Co-Chair, PC3I Advisory Group

David Asch

David Asch, MD, MBA

Executive Director, Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation

Rinad Beidas

Rinad Beidas, PhD

Director, Penn Implementation Science Center (PISCE)

Patrick J. Brennan

PJ Brennan, MD

Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, Penn Medicine

Alison Buttenheim

Alison Buttenheim, PhD, MBA

Associate Director, Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics

Regina Cunningham

Regina Cunningham, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Chief Executive Officer, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Susan Domchek

Susan Domchek, MD

Executive Director, Basser Center for BRCA, Abramson Cancer Center

Joan Doyle

Joan Doyle, RN, MSN, MBA

CEO, Penn Medicine at Home

Lee A. Fleisher

Lee A. Fleisher, MD

Chair, Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine

Karen Glanz

Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH

George A. Weiss University Professor and Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing

Carmen Guerra

Carmen Guerra, MD, MSCE

Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Diversity and Inclusion, Medicine

Scott Halpern

Scott Halpern, MD, PhD

Director, Palliative and Advanced Illness Research Center (PAIR)

Steven Joffe

Steven Joffe, MD, MPH

Chief, Division of Medical Ethics, Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Rachel Kelz

Rachel Kelz, MD, MSCE

Director, Center for Surgery and Health Economics

Judith Long

Judith Long, MD

Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

Qi Long

Qi Long, PhD

Director, Biostatistics Core, Abramson Cancer Center

Shivan Mehta

Shivan Mehta, MD, MBA

Assoc. Chief Innovation Officer, Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation

Raina Merchant

Raina Merchant, MD, MSHP, FAHA

Director, Center for Digital Health and Associate Vice President, Penn Medicine

David Miller

David Miller, MBA

Chief Administrative Officer, Cancer Service Line, Abramson Cancer Center

Jason Moore

Jason Moore, PhD

Director, Institute for Biomedical Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine

Jennifer Myers

Jennifer Myers, MD

Director, Center for Health Care Improvement and Patient Safety (CHIPS)

Katharine Nathanson

Katharine Nathanson, MD

Deputy Director, Abramson Cancer Center, Perelman School of Medicine

Amol Navathe

Amol Navathe, MD, PhD

Co-Director, Healthcare Transformation Institute

Mary Naylor

Mary Naylor, PhD, RN, FAAN

Director, NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health, School of Nursing

Mark Neuman

Mark Neuman, MD, MSc

Director, Penn Center for Perioperative Outcomes Research and Transformation

Bert W. O'Malley Jr.

Bert W. O'Malley Jr., MD

Chair, Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine

Randy Oyer

Randy Oyer, MD

Medical Director, Ann B. Barshinger Cancer Institute, Lancaster General Hospital

Jennifer Pinto-Martin

Jennifer Pinto-Martin, PhD, MPH

Executive Director, Center for Public Health Initiatives (CPHI)

David Porter

David Porter, MD

Director, Cell Therapy and Transplantation and Professor, Medicine

Matthew Press

Matthew Press, MD, MSc

Physician Executive, Penn Primary Care

Dan Romer

Dan Romer, PhD

Research Director, Annenberg Public Policy Center

David Roth

David Roth, MD, PhD

Director, Penn Center for Precision Medicine

Robert Schnoll

Robert Schnoll, PhD

Associate Director for Population Science, Abramson Cancer Center

Roy Schwartz

Roy Schwartz, MBA

Vice President, Managed Care and Payer Relations, Penn Medicine

Andy S.L. Tan

Andy S.L. Tan, PhD, MPH, MBA, MBBS

Associate Professor of Communication, Annenberg School for Communications

Kevin Volpp

Kevin Volpp, MD, PhD

Director, Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics

Rachel Werner

Rachel Werner, MD, PhD

Executive Director, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics

Douglas Wiebe

Douglas Wiebe, PhD

Director, Penn Injury Science Center and Professor, Epidemiology

Lindsey Zinck

Lindsey Zinck, MSN, RN, OCN, NEA-BC

Associate Chief Administrative Officer for Operations, Cancer Service Line

Affiliates


Erin Aakhus

Erin Aakhus, MD, MSHP

Assistant Professor, Hematology and Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine

Richard Aplenc

Richard Aplenc, MD, PhD

Professor, Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine

Janet Audrain-McGovern

Janet Audrain-McGovern, PhD

Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine

Fran Barg

Fran Barg, PhD, MEd

Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health, Perelman School of Medicine

Abigail Berman

Abigail Berman, MD, MSCE

Associate Director, Penn Center for Precision Medicine

Jennifer Braun

Jennifer Braun, MHA, RN, BSN

Director, Quality Improvement & Patient Safety, Cancer Service Line

Robert Burke

Robert Burke

Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

Jinbo Chen

Jinbo Chen, PhD

Professor, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics

Yong Chen

Yong Chen, PhD

Associate Professor, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics

John Christodouleas

John Christodouleas, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine

Jalpa Doshi

Jalpa Doshi, PhD

Director, Value-based Insurance Design Initiatives, CHIBE & Professor, Medicine

Alex Fiks

Alex Fiks, MD, MSCE

Distinguished Endowed Chair in the Department of Pediatrics

Neil Fishman

Neil Fishman, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Medicine

Thomas Gakis

Thomas Gakis

Chief Operating Officer, Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

Ryan Greysen

Ryan Greysen, MD, MHS, MA

Chief of Hospital Medicine, Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

Atul Gupta

Atul Gupta, PhD

Assistant Professor, Health Care Management, Wharton School

Patrick Higgins

Patrick Higgins, MHA

Senior Director, Penn Medicine Cancer Service Line

Danielle Hoffman

Danielle Hoffman

Director of Revenue Cycle and Payer Relations, Radiation Oncology, Penn Medicine

Rebecca Hubbard

Rebecca Hubbard, PhD

Associate Professor, Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics

Brian Jenssen

Brian Jenssen, MD, MSHP

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine

Genevieve Kanter

Genevieve Kanter, PHD

Research Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine

Josh Lahav

Josh Lahav, MBA

Director of Operations, Radiation Oncology, Penn Medicine

Marc LaPergola

Marc LaPergola

Director, Operational Reimbursement and Managed Care Analysis, Penn Medicine

Frank Leone

Frank Leone, MD, MS

Professor, Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

Fabian Marechal

Fabian Marechal

Chief Operating Officer, Radiation Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine

Elizabeth McDonald

Elizabeth S. McDonald, MD, PhD, FSBI

Director, Breast MRI

John McLean

John McLean, MBA

Associate Vice President, Managed Care, Penn Medicine

Nandita Mitra

Nandita Mitra, PhD

Vice Chair and Professor, Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine

E. Carter Paulson

E. Carter Paulson, MD, MSCE

Assistant Professor, Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine

Deborah Rose

Deborah Rose, MBA

Chief Operating Officer, Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine

Marilyn Schapira

Marilyn Schapira, MD, MPH

Professor, Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine

Sunil Singhal

Sunil Singhal, MD

Vice Chair for Translational Research, Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine

Dylan Small

Dylan Small, PhD

Professor, Statistics, Wharton School

Rebecca Trotta

Rebecca Trotta, PhD, RN

Director, Nursing Research and Science, Penn Medicine

Anil Vachani

Anil Vachani, MD, MS

Co-Director of Lung Cancer Screening and Associate Professor of Medicine

Hanna Zafar

Hanna Zafar, MD, MHS

Associate Professor, Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine

Alumni


Zachary Frosch

Zachary Frosch, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center

Nathan Handley

Nathan Handley, MD

Assistant Professor, Medical Oncology, Jefferson Health, Philadelphia, PA

Tara Kaufmann

Tara Kaufmann, MD, MS

Assistant Professor, Breast Oncology, Livestrong Cancer Institutes, UT Austin

Amy Iarrobino Laughlin

Amy Iarrobino Laughlin, MD

Medical Oncologist & Assistant Quality Officer, Orlando Health Cancer Institute

Christopher Manz

Christopher Manz, MD

Physician, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Sonam Sharma

Sonam Sharma, MD

Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology, Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

Laura Yasaitis

Laura Yasaitis, PhD

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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