Senior Leadership

Executive Leadership

Loic Le Marchand
Loïc Le Marchand, MD, PhD
Interim Director

Cliff Martin
Clifford Martin, MBA
Associate Director for Administration

John Shepherd
John Shepherd, PhD
Interim Deputy Director/Chief Scientific Officer

Associate Directors

Lynne Wilkens
Lynne R. Wilkens, DrPH
Shared Resources

Loic Le Marchand
Loïc Le Marchand, MD, PhD
Ethnic Diversity

Gertraud Maskarinec
Gertraud Maskarinec, MD, PhD
Research Education

Program Leaders

Pallav Pokhrel
Pallav Pokhrel, PhD, MPH
Co-Leader
Population Sciences in the Pacific
Cancer Prevention

Lani Park
Lani Park, PhD 
Co-Leader
Population Sciences in the Pacific
Cancer Epidemiology

Xin Chen
Xin Chen, PhD 
Co-Leader
Cancer Biology

Special Liaisons

Jeffrey Berenberg
Jeffrey Berenberg, MD
NCORP Principal Investigator

Jonathan Cho
Jonathan K. Cho, MD
Medical Director, Clinical Trials Office

Neal Palafox
Neal Palafox, MD
Coordinator, Pacific Island Programs/U54 PIPCHE

Kornelia Szauter
Kornelia Szauter, PhD
Coordinator, Cancer Center Support Grant

Marcus Tius
Marcus Tius, PhD
University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

UH Cancer Center Faculty Senate

Yurii Shvetsov
Yurii Shvetsov, PhD
Vice Chair/Chair-Elect

Lenora Loo
Lenora Loo, PhD
Communicating Secretary

Kevin Cassel, DrPH
Kevin Cassel, DrPH
Recording Secretary

Administrative Service Managers

Francis Blanco, Director, Facilities Management

Daniel Han, Director, Fiscal Administration

Paula Higuchi, Director, Office of Community Outreach and Engagement

Ashley Leinbach, Director, Human Subject Research Compliance

Wendy Richards, Director, Information Technology

Kornelia Szauter, Director, Grants Administration

Cathy Zhang, Director, Research Education and Training