VCU Massey Cancer Center


Leadership team


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Gordon D. Ginder, M.D.
Lipman Chair in Oncology
Professor, Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Care
(804) 628-1897

Deputy director

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Steven R. Grossman, M.D., Ph.D.
Deputy director
Dianne Nunnally Hoppes Endowed Chair in Cancer Research
Chair and professor, Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Care
(804) 828-5662

Associate directors

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Douglas W. Arthur, M.D.
Associate director for clinical affairs
Florence and Hyman Meyers Endowed Chair in Radiation Oncology
Chair and professor, Radiation Oncology
(804) 828-7232

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Paul M. Fawcett, Ph.D.
Associate director for shared resources
Director, VCU Research Resources
Assistant professor, Internal Medicine
(804) 827-0975

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Bernard Fuemmeler, Ph.D.
Associate director for cancer prevention and control
Gordon D. Ginder, M.D., Chair in Cancer Research
Professor, Health Behavior and Policy

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Ronald B. Gartenhaus, M.D.
Associate director for veteran’s health
Director, Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Cancer Center
Professor, Internal Medicine

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Charles Geyer, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Associate director for clinical research
Harrison, Haw, Luck Families Chair in Cancer Research
Professor, Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Care
(804) 628-6435

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Steven Grant, M.D.
Associate director for translational research
Program co-leader of Developmental Therapeutics
Shirley Carter Olsson and Sture Gordon Olsson Chair in Cancer Research
Professor and Eminent Scholar, Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Care
(804) 828-7999

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Michelle Lin, M.B.A.
Associate director for administration
Chief administrative officer
(804) 628-2685

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Devanand Sarkar, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
Associate director for education and training
Harrison Endowed Scholar in Cancer Research
Professor, Human and Molecular Genetics
(804) 827-2339

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Saïd M. Sebti, Ph.D.
Associate director for basic research
Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology

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Vanessa B. Sheppard, Ph.D.
Associate director for disparities research
Program co-leader of Cancer Prevention and Control
Theresa A. Thomas Memorial Foundation Chair in Cancer Prevention and Control
Chair and professor, Health Behavior and Policy