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Our goal is to ensure that these provide funding that further our efforts to eliminate the unequal burden of cancer among racial and ethnic minorities and medically underserved populations in the United States and its associated territories.

Updated by:  ppn 07-16-17

ICC Executive Director


Pamela M. Jackson, MS
Director, Special Projects
Intercultural Cancer Council

The ICC

Mission & Vision

The Intercultural Cancer Council promotes policies, programs, partnerships, and research to eliminate the unequal burden of cancer among racial and ethnic minorities and medically underserved populations in the United States and its associated territories.

ICC Regional Leadership


Southeastern
Frankie Powell, PhD

University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Paul D. Juarez, PhD

Meharry Medical College

Mid-Atlantic
Sharon Barrett, PhD

Morgan State University
Mignon Guy, PhD

Virginia Commonwealth University

Northeast
Linda Fleisher, PhD

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 
Patricia Bradley, PhD

Villanova University

Midwest
Shaan Trotter, MS
Northwestern University


Southwest
Phyllis Nassi, MSW

University of Utah, Huntsman Cancer Institute
Bill Ward

Community Partner

West
Bonnie Wheatly, EdD

Northwest
Winona Hollins-Hauge, MSW

Univ. of Washington, School of Public Health
Christine DeCourtney, MPH

Community Partner
Rita Stevens

Community Partner

Puerto Rico
Guillermo Tortollina-Luna, MD

Hawaii Islands/
Federation of Micronesia/
Guam, Samoa, Saipan, Chunk, and Yak
 

Neal Palafox, MD, MPH
Lee Buenconsejo-Lum, MD, MPH

The ICC-Caucus


ICC Caucus


Jennie R. Cook

President

Past Chairman, National Board of Directors
American Cancer Society


COL (Ret) James E. Williams, Jr., USA

Vice President

Chairman, Pennsylvania Prostate Cancer Coalition (PPCC)
Immediate Past Chair, Intercultural Cancer Council (ICC)
Member of Board, Alliance for Prostate Cancer Prevention (APCaP)

ICC Regional network

We're continually working hard to improve communities throughout the nation.

​​​ICC Board Officers


ICC Board Chair

Patricia Matthews-Juarez, PhD
Vice President,  Office of Faculty Affairs and Development
Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Director, Research Training Core, Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence
Meharry Medical College


ICC Chair Elect

Thelma C. Hurd, MD
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio


ICC Secretary

Sharon Barrett, DrPh., MS


ICC Treasurer
Lee Ellen Buenconsejo-Lum, MD, FAAFP
John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii

Immediate Past Chair
Dileep G. Bal, MD, MS, MPH    
Hawaii Department of Health
District Health Officer, Kauai District Health Office

ICC Past Chair
COL (Ret.) James E. Williams, Jr., MS, SPHR      
Principal, Jim Williams and Associates

CC Co-Founders
Lovell A. Jones, PhD
Armin D. Weinberg, PhD   

         



ICC Governing Board Members

Jennie R. Cook - Ex-officio        
President, ICC Caucus
Past Chairman, National Board of Directors American Cancer Society

Barbara Sapp Davis, MSN, RN, CNOR

Member, National Board of Directors
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Bobbi de Córdova-Hanks             
Member-at-Large
Founder, Bosom Buddies


Linda Fleisher, MPH, PhD
Northeast Regional Leader
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)


Maureen Lichtveld, MD, MPH

Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Tulane


Neal A. Palafox, MD, MPH
Pacific Island Regional Leader
Johns A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii

Westley Sholes, MPA            
National Association of Black County Officials

Frank Talamantes, PhD
Member-at-Large
University of California at Santa Cruz

Evaon C. Wong-Kim, LCSW, MPH

PhD

Member-at-Large

California State University, Los Angeles