Clinical Experts


U.S. and canada

AECA Medical Director: Robert Beck, MD, Special Assistant to the President for Academic and Professional Affairs, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Pennsylvania, USA

Ghassan Abou-Alfa, MD, MBA, Attending, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Professor, Weill Medical College at Cornell University, New York, New York, USA

Otis W. Brawley, MD, MACP, FASCO, FACE, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Oncology and Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

Jubilee Brown, MD, Professor and Associate Director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Levine Cancer Institute, Carolinas HealthCare System, North Carolina, USA

Stephen R. Connor, PhD, Executive Director, Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance, Virginia, USA

Daniel Geynisman, MD, Assistant Professor of Hematology/Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Pennsylvania, USA

Richard E. Greenberg MD FACS, The Carol and Louis Della Penna Chair in Urologic Oncology, Master Clinician and Professor of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center; Professor of Urology, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Pennsylvania, USA

Eric M. Horwitz, MD, FABS, FASTRO, Professor and Chairman, Gerald E. Hanks, M.D.; Chair in Radiation Oncology Department of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Pennsylvania, USA

Eric L. Krakauer, MD, PhD, Director, Global Palliative Care Program, Attending Physician, Division of Palliative Care and Geriatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital; Assoc. Prof of Medicine and of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Senior Technical and Policy Advisor for Palliative Care, Partners In Health; Honorary Chair, Dept. of Palliative Care, Univ. of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City, Massachusetts, USA

Alexander Kutikov, MD, FACS, Professor and Chief of Urologic Oncology Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Pennsylvania, USA

R. Wendel Naumann, M.D., Professor & Associate Director of Gynecologic Oncology, Levine Cancer Institute – Hall Gynecologic Oncology Center, North Carolina, USA

Amanda Nickels Fader, MD Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Medicine Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics; Director of the Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service and Director of the Center for Rare Gynecologic Cancers at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Maryland, USA

Elizabeth R. Plimack, MD, MS, Chief, Division of Genitourinary Medical Oncology Director, Genitourinary Clinical Research Associate Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Pennsylvania, USA

Anna Plotkin, MD, FRCPC, Director, Continuing Professional Development Assistant Professor Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology; Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto Trillium Health Partners; President, Ontario Association of Pathologists, Ontario, Canada

Linda Rabeneck MD MPH FRCPC, Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto; Global Chair, WEO Colorectal Cancer Screening Committee, Toronto, Canada

Pedro T. Ramirez, MD, Professor, Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Gynecological Cancer; David M. Gershenson Distinguished Professor in Ovarian Cancer Research; Director of Minimally Invasive Surgical Research & Education, Department of Gynecologic Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

John A. “Drew” Ridge MD, PhD, FACS, Vice Chair, Professor, and Chief, Head & Neck Surgery, Louis Della Penna Family Chair in Head & Neck Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Pennsylvania, USA

Kathleen M. Schmeler, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Gynecologic Oncology & Reproductive Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas, USA

Elin R. Sigurdson, MD, PhD, Associate Chief, Academic Office, Master Clinician and Professor, General Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Pennsylvania, USA

Thomas J. Smith, MD FACP FASCO FAAHPM, Director of Palliative Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions; Professor of Oncology, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center; Harry J. Duffey Family Professor of Palliative Medicine, Maryland, USA

eurasian region

Tilekov Ernis Abdyshevich, MD, PHD, Professor of Oncology, Director of the National Center of Oncology and Hematology, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan 

Guzal Abuzarova, MD, PhD, Chief of Palliative Care Center, P. A. Hertsen Moscow Oncology Research Center - National Medical Research Radiological Center; Professor of Clinical Oncology, Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education, Moscow, Russia

Zafardjon Husseinov, MD, PhD, Director, Tajikistan Republican Research Oncology Center, Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Dilyara Kaidarova, MD, PHD, Professor of Oncology, Kazakh National Medical University; Executive Director, Chairman of the Board, Kazakh Institute of Oncology and Radiology, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Sergei Krasnuy, MD, PhD, Professor, Deputy Director, Research and Innovation, N.N. Alexandrov National Cancer Center of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus

Vsevolod Matveev, MD, PHD, Professor of Oncology, Deputy Director, Science and Innovation, N.N. Blokhin Cancer Research Center, Moscow, Russia

Deana Nevzorova, MD, PhD, Chief Expert on Palliative Care, Ministry of Health, Russian Federation; Deputy Director, Moscow Center of Palliative Care; Chairman of the Board of Russian Hospice Association, Moscow, Russia

Mirzagaleb Tillyashaykhov, MD, PHD, Professor of Oncology, Uzbekistan National Cancer Research Center, Tashkent, Uzbekistan