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Our Boards

Our Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Board are instrumental in the success of the John P. Hanson Foundation for Cancer Research. Their dedication makes it possible for the Foundation to provide massive impact to the progress of cancer research.

Board of Directors

John P. Hanson, MD

JPH Foundation, President

Evan Hughes

Draft Magazine, Publisher

Kent McKelvey

Engineer, Home Construction

Mary Sullivan

Marketing Consultant

Rodney D. Reiner

Saint Alphonsus Health System, President & CEO

Jeff Capstran

VP of Sales, Keson

Scientific Advisory Board

Malcolm K. Brenner, MD, PhD

Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

Bernard A. Fox, PhD

Associate Professor of Immunology and Molecular Microbiology

Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland, Oregon

Robert J. Mayer

Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Leon Platanias, MD, PhD


Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center

Professor of Med and Biochem and Molecular Genetics

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

David A. Shore, PhD

Executive Director
Center for Continuing Professional Education

Harvard University School of Public Health
Boston, Massachusetts

Jeffrey A. Sosman, MD

Professor of Medicine

Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois