Clinical and Research Administration

Senior Leaders

Interim Director 

Peter G. Schulam, MD, PhD 

(203) 785-4371

Deputy Director 

Daniel C. DiMaio, MD, PhD 

(203) 785-2684

Deputy Director, Finance and Administration  

Kevin Vest, MBA, FACHE 

(203) 785-4098

Co-Director, Cancer Biology Institute
Mark A. Lemmon, PhD

(203) 785-6081

Associate Director, Research Affairs 

Robert Garofalo, PhD

(860) 460-4932

Associate Director, Translational Research

Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD 

(203) 785-6879

Associate Director, Clinical Sciences 

Howard Hochster, MD 

(203) 785-5756

Associate Director, Population Sciences 

Melinda L. Irwin, PhD  

(203) 785-6392 

Associate Director, Innovative Medicine  

Patricia M. LoRusso, DO  

(203) 737-6980 

Associate Director, Shared Resources 

David Stern, PhD 

(203) 785-4832

Associate Director, Basic Science

Joann Sweasy, PhD

(203) 737-2626

Assistant Director, Global Oncology  

Anees Chagpar, MD  

(203) 200-1518 

Assistant Director, Diversity and Health Equity

Beth Jones, PhD, MPH

(203) 764-7207

Assistant Director for Education and Training

Harriet Kluger, MD

Assistant Director, Pediatrics  

Gary Kupfer, MD  

(203) 785-4640

Assistant Director, Psychosocial Oncology  

Ruth McCorkle, RN, PhD 

(203) 737-5501

Assistant Director, Surgery 

Peter Schulam, MD  

(203) 785-5683

Assistant Clinical Director, Diversity and Health Equity

Andrea Silber, MD

Assistant Director, Pathology and Tissue Acquisition Services 

Jeffrey Sklar, MD, PhD 

(203) 785-6828

Assistant Director, Membership  

Edward Snyder, MD  

(203) 688-2441 


Operations Manager
Stephanie Signore

Chief of Staff, Yale Cancer Center Director's Office 
Christen Ruff
(203) 785-4371

Senior HR Generalist
Santo Galatioto
(203) 785-5810

Senior Administrative Assistant 
Alaine Nellis 
(203) 785-4371

External Relations

Director, Public Affairs & Marketing
Renee Gaudette
(203) 671-8156

Business Office

Associate Director, Finance and Administration 
Adam Roshka, MBA
(203) 785-2136