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Our Team

Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center Team

We’re home to hundreds of cancer experts, many recognized internationally for their contributions to medicine and science–and appreciated deeply by patients and families for the compassionate care they provide.

Director and Deputy Directors

Edward Chu, MD, MMS

Director, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center and Vice President, Cancer Medicine

Ulrich G. Steidl, MD, PhD

Deputy Director, and Associate Director for Basic Science, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Lauren E. Hackett, MPA

Deputy Director for Administration, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Alyson B. Moadel-Robblee, PhD

Deputy Director, Community Engagement and Cancer Health Equity, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Associate Directors

Adebola A. Adedimeji, PhD, MBA, MPH, MS

Associate Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Jonathan M. Backer, MD

Associate Director, Shared Resources, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Anne R. Bresnick, PhD

Associate Director, Cancer Research Training and Education, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Chandan Guha, MD, PhD

Associate Director, Innovation/Tech Transfer, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Balazs Halmos, MD, MS

Associate Director, Clinical Science, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Shalom Kalnicki, MD

Associate Director, Clinical Affairs, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Bruce D. Rapkin, PhD

Associate Director, Community Outreach and Engagement, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Thomas E. Rohan, MBBS, PhD, DHSc

Associate Director, Population Science, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Brendon M. Stiles, MD

Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Amit K. Verma, MD

Director, Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Program

Administration

Nicholas Bove

Nicholas Bove

Administrative Director, Catchment Area Research, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Rebekah Branco

Rebekah Branco

Senior Director, Cancer Services, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Gillian Daronzio

Gillian Daronzio

Administrator, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Cecilia Lopez

Cecilia Lopez

Project Coordinator, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Luis Maldonado

Luis Maldonado

Administrative Assistant, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Anne McDarby

Anne McDarby

Associate Director, Network Program Management, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Gabriela Medina Silva

Gabriela Medina Silva

Director of Operations, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Marjorie Merchant

Marjorie Merchant

Director of Clinical Services, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Brittany Miller

Brittany Miller

Project Director, Cancer Health Equity, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Theresa Morales

Theresa Morales

Administrative Assistant, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Andrea Peirce

Andrea Peirce

Assistant Director, Communications, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Danielle Roffi

Danielle Roffi

Assistant Administrator, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Peter Schultes

Peter Schultes

Director, Scientific Operations, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Nicholas Shuman

Nicholas Shuman

Senior Director, Cancer Clinical Research Administration, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Jamel Thomas

Jamel Thomas

Senior Grants Administrator, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center

Thomas Zucker-Scharff

Thomas Zucker-Scharff

Systems Analyst, Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center