Team

The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation (ALCF) team includes distinguished physicians, leading scientists and clinicians, innovative business executives, thought leaders and Lung Cancer survivors all dedicated to our mission. Our team is diverse, international, intrepid and committed.

Our affiliates and independent fundraisers are also an important part of our team. To learn more about them or for more information about becoming a ALCF affiliate or independent fundraiser, click the links below.
Affiliates
Independent Fundraisers

SENIOR EXECUTIVES

  • Bonnie J. Addario
  • Founder & Chair
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  • Scott Santarella
  • President & CEO
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  • Daniella Gasparini
  • EVP of Strategic Initiatives & Philanthropy
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  • Danielle Hicks
  • Director of Patient Services & Programs
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  • Andrea Parks
  • Director of Event Strategy & Marketing
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  • Guneet Walia, PhD
  • Director of Research & Medical Affairs

STAFF

  • Debi Beltramo
  • Director of Finance
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  • Jennifer Hughes
  • Manager of Affiliates & Independent Fundraisers
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  • Amelia Lewis
  • Director of National Events
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  • Gianna Nannini
  • Social Media Coordinator & Team Administrator
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  • Samantha Powell
  • Event Coordinator & Website Coordinator
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  • Emily Bennett Taylor
  • Spokesperson/Patient Advocate
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  • Michele Zeh
  • Patient Services Coordinator

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Bonnie J. Addario
  • Denise Brown, MD
  • Carole Carney
  • Trina Dean
  • Shane P. Dormady, MD, PhD
  • Joe Gaeta
  • Jamie Gorenberg
  • Jack Hanson
  • Julie B. Harkins
  • David Jablons, MD
  • Kelli Kellerman
  • Steven R. Lloyd
  • Silvia Novello, MD, PhD
  • Alissa Robinow
  • Whitney Spagnola
  • Debbie Tully

SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD

  • Ross Camidge, MD, PhD
  • Roland Greenberg
  • Daniel F. Hoth, MD
  • Philip Mack, PhD
  • Anthony Maida III, PhD
  • James L. Mulshine, MD
  • Nathan Pennell, MD, PhD
  • Heather Wakelee, MD
  • Howard (Jack) West, MD
  • Duncan Whitney, ScD
  • Wells Whitney, ScD, Chair
  • Zhidong Xu, MD, PhD

MEDICAL ADVISORY BOARD

  • Lisa Boohar, MD
  • David Gandara, MD
  • R. Ronald Hare, MD
  • Pasi A Janne, MD, PhD
  • Thierry Jahan, MD
  • Melissa Lim, MD
  • Mary Maish, MD
  • Rafael Rosell, MD
  • Paul Scheinberg, MD
  • Pierre Theodore, MD
  • Katherine Tully, RN