Medical Advisory Council

ThyCa is fortunate to have a distinguished Medical Advisory Council comprised of 47 members, who are world recognized experts in the field of thyroid cancer. This board provides valuable counsel and supports ThyCa's goals in education, treatment and research. 

More than 50 distinguished specialists provide ongoing review and input for our web site and materials. 

ThyCa is grateful for the outstanding contributions and leadership of our advisors to our educational programs.
 

Cytopathologist Dentist and Oral Oncologist
Yolanda C. Oertel, M.D. 
Washington Hospital Center 
Washington, DC
Mark S. Chambers, D.M.D., M.S.
University of Texas 
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center 
Houston, TX
Endocrinologists  
Douglas W. Ball, M.D.
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Baltimore, MD

Andrew J. Bauer, M.D.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

Kenneth D. Burman, M.D. 
Washington Hospital Center 
Washington, DC
Naifa L. Busaidy, M.D.
University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX 
Maria E. Cabanillas, M.D.
University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX 
Gary L. Francis, M.D., Ph.D.
VCU Children’s Medical Center
Richmond, VA
Robert F. Gagel, M.D. 
University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center 
Houston, TX
Andrew G. Gianoukakis, M.D.
UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles, LA 
Bryan R. Haugen M.D.
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Denver, CO
Mimi I. Hu, M.D.
University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center 
Houston, TX 
Joshua P. Klopper, M.D.
Colorado Permanente Medical Group
Denver, CO 
Paul W. Ladenson, M.D. 
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions 
Baltimore, MD
Stephanie L. Lee, M.D., Ph.D.
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA
Bryan McIver, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D.
Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, FL
Matthew D. Ringel, M.D.
Ohio State Univ. Comprehensive Cancer Center
Columbus, OH
Arturo R. Rolla, M.D. 
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Ctr.
Boston, MA
Martin Schlumberger, M.D.
Institute Gustave Roussy
Paris, France
Steven I. Sherman, M.D.
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX
Peter A. Singer, M.D.
University of Southern California
Keck School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA
Jennifer A. Sipos, M.D.
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, OH 
Monica C. Skarulis, M.D. 
National Institutes of Health 
Bethesda, MD
R. Michael Tuttle, M.D.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Ctr.
New York, NY
Steven G. Waguespack, M.D.
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX
Leonard Wartofsky, M.D.
Washington Hospital Center
Washington, DC
Medical Oncologists  
Marcia S. Brose, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Ezra E.W. Cohen, M.D.
Moores Cancer Center in San Diego
San Diego, CA 
Ann W. Gramza, M.D.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC 
Scot C. Remick, M.D.
Maine Medical Center Cancer Institute
Scarborough, ME 
Manisha H. Shah, M.D.
Ohio State College of Medicine
Columbus, OH 
Eric J. Sherman, M.D.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
Lori J. Wirth, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Boston, MA
 
Molecular Geneticist  
Gilbert J. Cote, Ph.D.
University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX 
 
Nuclear Medicine Physicians  
Jeffrey A. Cooper, M.D. 
Huron Consulting Group 
Washington, DC
Donald Margouleff, M.D. 
North Shore Univ. Hospital 
Manhasset, NY
Douglas Van Nostrand, M.D.
Washington Hospital Center 
Washington, DC
 
Pathologist Pharmacist
Yuri E. Nikiforov, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA 
Janis I. Halzel, Pharm.D.
Biogen Idec, Denver, CO 
Researchers  
Barry J. Nelkin, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 
Baltimore, MD 
Pamela Schultz, Ph.D., R.N., M.S.
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 
Surgeons  
Peter Angelos, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL 
David Goldenberg, M.D.
Penn State Hershey Medical Center 
Hershey, PA 
Elizabeth G. Grubbs, M.D.
University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX 
Mira M. Milas, M.D.
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR 
Jeffrey F. Moley, M.D.
Washington University in St. Louis 
School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
David J. Myssiorek, M.D. 
New York University Clinical Cancer Center
New York, NY
Sareh Parangi, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital 
Boston, MA
Gregory W. Randolph, M.D.
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Boston, MA
Ralph P. Tufano, M.D.
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Baltimore, MD 
Julie Ann Sosa, M.D., M.A.
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC 

Samuel A. Wells, M.D.
National Cancer Institute, NIH
Bethesda, MD

 
Thyroglobulin Researcher  
Carole A. Spencer, Ph.D., F.A.C.B. 
USC Endocrine Services Laboratory 
Los Angeles, CA
 

In Memory and Gratitude
 
Ernest L. Mazzaferri, M.D.