University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI)

Faculty

Primary Faculty Secondary Faculty (A-G) (H-P) (R-Z)

Primary Faculty

Adrian Lee Adrian Lee, PhD (Director)
Email: leeav@upmc.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Breast cancer; steroid receptors; growth factor signaling

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Robert Edward Robert Edwards, MD (Co-Director)
Email: rpe1@pitt.edu or edwarp@mail.magee.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Ovarian cancer; cervical cancer; intraperitoneal chemotherapy; immunotherapy

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Gretchen Ahrendt Gretchen Ahrendt, MD
Research Interests / Keywords:
Surgical breast cancer management

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Rohit Barghava Rohit Bharghava, MD
Email: rbhargava@mail.magee.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Ovary/breast cancer pathology

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Catherine Bender Catherine Bender, PhD
Email: cbe100@pitt.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Neuropsychological sequellae of cancer and cancer treatment, and underlying physiological mechanisms

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Wendie Berg Wendie Berg, MD, PhD, FACR
Email: wendieberg@gmail.com
Research Interests / Keywords:
Breast imaging

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Dana Bovbjerg Dana Bovbjerg, PhD
Email: bovbjergdh@upmc.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Biobehavioral, psychological, emotional, and genetic factors in cancer risk, screening, diagnosis, and treatment

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Adam Brufsky Adam Brufsky, MD, PhD
Email: brufskyam@upmc.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Breast cancer; clinical trials; molecular biology of breast cancer

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David Dabbs, MD David Dabbs, MD
Email: ddabbs@mail.magee.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Breast/ovary pathology

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Nancy E. Davidson Nancy E. Davidson, MD
Email: davidsonne@upmc.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Cancer biology, treatment and policy; breast cancer; novel therapeutics; hormonal regulation of breast cancer growth; estrogen receptor

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Vera Donnenberg Vera Donnenberg, PhD
Email: donnenbergvs@upmc.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Flow cytometry; dendritic cell subsets; stem cells

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Heidi Donovan Heidi Donovan, PhD, RN
Email: donovanh@pitt.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Symptom management; development and testing of theoretically-guided psycho-educational interventions to improve outcomes for patients with cancer

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David Gur David Gur, ScD
Email: gur@pitt.edu or gurd@upmc.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Resonant Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy (REIS) for early detection of breast and thyroid cancer; digital breast tomosynthesis; quantitative analyses of chest CT for early detection of lung cancer or objective evaluation of COPD; statistical analyses using ROC and FROC methodology

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Xin Huang Xin Huang, PhD
Email: huangx2@upmc.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Hypoxia in cancer; cancer genetics

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Yi Huang Yi Huang, PhD
Email: yih26@pitt.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Receptor pharmacology; estrogen receptor

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Rachel Jankowitz Rachel Jankowitz, MD
Email: jankowitzr@upmc.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Breast cancer medical oncologist

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Pawel Kalinski Pawel Kalinski, MD, PhD
Email: kalinskip@msx.upmc.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Therapeutic vaccines against cancer; dendritic cells in immunity

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Thomas Krivak Thomas Krivak, MD
Email: tkrivak@mail.magee.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Gynecologic oncology

Barry Lembersky Barry Lembersky, MD
Email: lemberskybc@upmc.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Breast cancer medical oncologist

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Faina Linkov Faina Linkov, PhD, MPH
Email: linkfy@mail.magee.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Gynecologic cancers; obesity; behavioral lifestyle intervention

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Anna Lokshin Anna Lokshin, PhD
E-mail: lokshina@pitt.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Cancer biomarkers for screening, diagnosis, prognosis, and disease monitoring; cancer stem cells

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Priscilla McAuliffe Priscilla McAuliffe, MD, PhD
Email: mcauliffepf@mwri.magee.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Pre-invasive breast neoplasms; chemoresistance; targeted therapeutic strategies for breast cancer

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Francesmary Modugno Francesmary Modugno, PhD, MPH
Email: fm@cs.cmu.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Breast and ovarian cancer epidemiology

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Carola Neumann Carola Neumann, MD
Email: neumannc@upmc.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Breast cancer; cell signaling; peroxiredoxin

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Steffi Oesterreich Steffi Oesterreich, PhD
Email: oesterreichs@upmc.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Molecular mechanism and clinical relevance of endocrine response in breast cancer; cancer pharmacology

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Shannon Puhalla Shannon Puhalla, MD
Email: puhallasl@upmc.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Breast oncology; phase I clinical studies; novel therapeutics in breast cancer

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Priya Rastogi Priya Rastogi, MD
Email: rastogip@upmc.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Breast cancer medical oncologist

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Guillermo Romero Guillermo Romero, PhD
Email: ggr@pitt.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Receptor pharmacology; cancer pharmacology; signal transduction

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Margaret Rosenzweig Margaret Rosenzweig, PhD, CRNP-C, AOCN
Email: mros@pitt.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Symptom management in palliative care; symptom management barriers and end-of-life care for women with metastatic breast cancer

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Partha Roy Partha Roy, PhD
Email: par19@pitt.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Actin-binding proteins in tumor cell invasion and metastasis

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Atilla Soran Atilla Soran, MD
Research Interests / Keywords:
Surgical oncologist

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Richard Steinman Richard Steinman, MD, PhD
Email: steinman@pitt.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Hematopoietic stem cells; cancer and cellular differentiation

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Anda Vlad Anda Vlad, MD, PhD
Email: anvst12@pitt.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Ovarian cancer; surgical oncologist; immunology

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Yong Wan Yong Wan, PhD
Email: yow4@pitt.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Regulation of intracellular signaling and gene expression; DNA repair; cell cycle control

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Mei Zhang Mei Zhang, PhD
Email: zhangm4@upmc.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Cancer stem cells; tumor microenvironment

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Margarita Zuley Margarita Zuley, MD
Email: zuleyml@upmc.edu
Research Interests / Keywords:
Breast imaging

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Secondary Faculty A-G


Christopher BakkenistShiyuan ChengMaryann Donovan
Judith BalkMamatha ChivukulaPatricia Eagon
Yaacov BarakSusan CohenHoward Edington
David BartlettJennifer CondonJulie Eiseman
Per BasseKristine CooperAnn Felter
Michael BecichJoseph Costantino Gaizhong Feng
Ellen BeckjfordRoss CranstonRentian Feng
Diane BellRebecca CrowleyRobert Ferrell
Ira BergmanLori D'AmbrosioDavid Finegold
Sishil BeriwalRoger DayOlivera Finn
Rohit BhargavaBilly DayAmrie Ganott
William BigbeeCarolyn De La CruzAileen Gariepy
John BinoDonald DefrancoColleen Gaughan
Randall BrandAlber DeleoSusanne Gollin
Gloria CaterRajiv DhirSusan Greenspan
Jane CauleyBrenda DiergaardeRichard Guido
Uma ChandranAlbert Donnenberg 

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Secondary Faculty H-P


Anthony HarrisonLewis KullerStanley Marks
Brian HensonRita LabbettClaudia Mello-Thoms
Dong HuWilliam LaframboiseSarah Morgan
Jing HuEric LagasseKaren Moyer
Frank JenkinsJessica LaruschVu Nguyen
Jong-Hyeon JeongYoug LeeMark Nichols
Bino JohnByeong-Chel LeeDaniel Normolle
Ronald JohnsonVera LevinaMichael Okobia
Amal Kanbour-ShakirMichele LevineAdefunke Olawaiye
Sid KarrLuyuan LiKyle Orwig
Joseph KelleyYang Liu Kathi Pater
Thomas KenslerMichael LotzeDavid Peters
Seema KhanXinghua LuDonna Posluszny
Jaspal KhillanJianhua Luo Veronica Prefling
Friedrich KnollmannMarsha Marcus Edward Prochownik

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Secondary Faculty R-Z


Hanna RabinowichKaren SauerweinGijsberta Van Londen
Margaret RagniArthur ScullyLaurice Vance
Baskaran RajasekaranJill SiegfriedLuisa Wallace
Aleksander RajkovicShivendra Singh Yangyang Wang
Carol Redmond Thomas Smithgall Peg Watt-Morse
Paul RobbinsRobert Sobol Joel Weissfeld
Linda RobertsonOzlem SornaAlan Wells
Lisa RobinsonMalini SrinicasanEva Wieckowski
Linda RobinsonRonald StollerChristine Wu
Pedro Rodriguez-CollazoPaniti SukumvanichGuitan Xiao
Lisa RohanMin SunWen Xie
Marjorie Romkes Winifred Teuteberg Li Yang
David Roodman Stephen ThorneHassane Zarour
Peter RubinGiuliana TruccoLiyong Zhang
Yoel SadovskyGeorge Tseng 
Zeina SalibaBennett Van Houten 

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