Advisory and Associate Boards

The Simms Mann UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology’s Advisory and Associate Boards are comprised of individuals interested in making a significant impact on the care of patients with cancer and their families, supporting the mission of the Simms Mann Center and helping to expand the resources to support the Center.

Advisory Board Members

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Lauren Geisler Fite

Advisory Board member
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Phillip Gonzales, MBA

Advisory Board member
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Michele Kaplan

Advisory Board Member
Camelia Lynne

Camelia Lynne

Advisory Board Member
Emily Lefkowitz, PhD

Emily Lefkowitz, PhD

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Renee Meshul

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Richard Miller, Shareholder, Greenwald Pauly Foster & Miller (GPFM)

Richard Miller

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Richard G. Newman

Richard G. Newman, MRE

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Mary Saltzburg

Mary Saltzburg

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Marjorie Bach Walsh

Marjorie Bach Walsh

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Sidharth R. Anand, MD, MBA

Sidharth R. Anand, MD, MBA

Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology
Rena D. Callahan, MD

Rena D. Callahan, MD

Breast Medical Oncology

Associate Board Members

Alex Alban, MA, MFT

Alexis Alban, MA, MFT

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Deepika Chopra, PhD

Deepika Chopra, PhD

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Ronak Garg, MD

Associate Board Member
Chaitali Gala Mehta

Chaitali Gala Mehta

Associate Board Member
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Kelly Silk, JD

Associate Board Member
Christine Berberian Zenjiryan

Christine Berberian Zenjiryan

Associate Board Member

Goals of the Boards

  • To raise awareness in the community of the Simms Mann UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology as a national model for providing integrative patient care for individuals and families touched by cancer.
  • To support the free psychosocial and educational programs offered by the Center through Board contributions.
  • To increase the base of support for the Center to enhance its ongoing programs and expand services.

Time/Service Commitment

  • Meetings, in person and via Zoom.
  • Board service for a three-year term (renewable).
  • Willingness to recruit and orient new Board members and to serve as a link to the community, articulating the Center’s mission, accomplishments, and goals.

We welcome your inquiries. Please contact Margaret Steele, Executive Director of JCCF or Shannon La Cava, Director, Simms Mann UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology, 310-794-6644.