Dr. Maie St. John, MD, PhD, FACS

Maie St. John, MD, PhD

Associate Director for Cancer Education, Training and Mentoring

Dr. Maie St. John is a professor and the Thomas C. Calcaterra Chair in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery. As Associate Director of Education, Training and Mentoring for the Cancer Center and Director of the Office of Cancer Training and Education, she provides direction and works closely with her staff to identify, develop, implement and run cancer-focused education and training programs across the training continuum.

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William Lowry

William Lowry, PhD

Co-Director, Office of Cancer Training and Education

William Lowry is a professor of molecular, cell and developmental biology. As Co-Director of the Office of Cancer Training and Education, he works closely with Dr. St. John and staff to help identify, run, and implement innovative and complementary cancer-related education and training programs for all trainee levels.

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UCLA's Nishtha Agarwal

Nishtha Agarwal, BDS, MPH

Administrative Director

Nishtha is a foreign trained Dentist with a Master’s degree in Public Health. She oversees all office staff and daily operations of the Office of Cancer Training and Education. She's also responsible for overall strategic planning and supervision of all Cancer Center’s education, training and mentoring activities including developing, implementing, and modifying strategies to meet goals and objectives.

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UCLA's Monique Townson

Monique Townson

Program Coordinator

Monique is responsible for supporting a wide variety of education, training and mentoring activities and initiatives. As well as assisting in new program development, data collection, analysis, and reporting program outcomes tracking.

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UCLA's Samone Richmond

Samone Richmond

Program Specialist

Samone assists with coordinating and supporting education and training activities and programs as well as aid in collecting and organizing data for continual improvement on offerings.

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