MCC Board of Directors

For information on how to contact MCC Board of Directors, please send a request to cochairs@michigancancer.org

Tom RichTom Rich, MPH - (Co-Chair)
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2021)
Health Systems Manager, State & Primary Care Systems
American Cancer Society, Inc., North Central Region (www.cancer.org)
photo of Dana ZakalikDana Zakalik, MD - (Co-Chair)
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2020)

Director, Beaumont Cancer Genetics Program
Beaumont Health System (www.beaumont.edu)
Anas Al-JanadiAnas Al-Janadi, MD - (Secretary)
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2020)
Vice President and Department Chief, Oncology
Spectrum Health Cancer Center (https://www.spectrumhealth.org/patient-care/cancer)
Wali AltahifWali Altahif
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2021)

Board of Directors
Arab American and Chaldean Council (www.myacc.org)
Wali AltahifGerold Bepler, MD, PhD
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2021)

President and Chief Executive Officer
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute / Wayne State University (www.karmanos.org)
Julie BrabbsJulie Brabbs, MBA
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2020)

Chief Administrative Officer and Associate Director for Administration
University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center (www.rogelcancercenter.org)
Helen BurnsHelen Burns, MSN, ANP-BC, CBEC
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2020)

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System (www.stjoeshealth.org)
Marc CohenMarc Cohen, MHSA
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2021)

Manager, Value Partnerships - Health Care Value
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (www.bcbsm.com)
Sally CorySally Cory, MA, BA
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2020)

Women's Health Network Program Supervisor
Kent County Health Department (www.accesskent.com)
Deb DohertyDeb Doherty, PT PhD, CEAS
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2019)
Michigan Physical Therapy Association(www.mpta.com)
Elisabeth HealthElisabeth Heath, MD, FACP
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2021)

Associate Center Director, Translational Sciences
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute / Wayne State University (www.karmanos.org)
photo of Susan HoppoughSusan Hoppough, PhD, RN
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2019)
Executive Director, Research and Innovation
Mercy Health Saint Mary's (www.mercyhealthsaint-marys.com)
photo of Thomas LanniThomas B. Lanni, Jr., FACHE (term of office expires Dec. 31, 2020)
Chief Operating Officer, Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn
Beaumont Health System (www.oakwood.org)
photo of Maria LyzenMaria Lyzen, MPH, RN
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2021)
President
Michigan Breast Cancer Coalition (www.mibcc.org)
photo of Lori Pearl-KrausLori Pearl-Kraus, PhD, CS, FNP-BC
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2021)
LPK Healthcare Research, Policy & Consulting Services, LLC
photo of Noel PingatoreNoel Pingatore, BS, CPH
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2021)
Director, Department of Health Education and Chronic Disease
Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, Inc. (www.itcmi.org)
photo of Geralyn RoobolGeralyn Roobol, LMSW, BS, RN
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2020)
Director, Cancer Services
Spectrum Health (www.spectrumhealth.org)
photo of Connie SzczepanekConnie Szczepanek, RN, BSN
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2021)
Administrative Director
Cancer Research Consortium of West Michigan (www.crcwm.org)
Mary Jo VoelpelMary Jo Voelpel, DO, FACOI, FACNM
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2020)
Michigan Osteopathic Association (www.domoa.org)
photo of Joan WestendorpJoan Westendorp, MSN, OCN, CCRA - (Immediate Past Co-Chair)
(term of office expires Dec. 31, 2021)
Cancer Research Consortium of West Michigan (www.crcwm.org)


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