Board of Directors

CureSearch Directors provide outstanding executive leadership, experience and expertise from the areas of business, finance, medical research, and more. Many directors have experienced childhood cancer in their own families or with close friends, and they understand the challenges facing patients and families today.

* Denotes Member of the Executive Committee

Chair of the Board

Stu Siegel
Stuart Siegel, MD*
Director, Center for Global Health
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Co-Medical Director, Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Program
Norris/University of Southern California Comprehensive Cancer Center

Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California

Founding Director, Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Vice Chair



Mike Carter*
Chair, Finance Committee

Co-Founder, Scott Carter Foundation
Director of Athletics, Oral Roberts University
Tulsa, OK


Michael R. Miller, Esquire*
Chair, Development Committee

Kunkel Miller & Hament
Tampa, FL

Alan Rosenthal, CPA, CFE*
Chair, Audit Committee

Partner, Cotton & Company LLP
Alexandria, VA


Paula Carter
Co-Founder, Scott Carter Foundation
Tulsa, OK

Annie Gould
Childhood Cancer Advocate
Barboursville, VA

Laura Hogan, MD
Chair, Survivorship Council

Director, Pediatric Oncology
Survivorship Clinic, Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY

Matt Kelly
Co-Founder and CEO
Street Factory Media
Minneapolis, MN

Richard J. O’Reilly, MD
Chair, Scientific Advisory Council

Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
Chief, Bone Marrow Transplantation Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Mary Payne
Board Emeritus

Minneapolis, MN

Richard Payne
Board Emeritus

Vice Chairman, Wholesale Banking
U.S. Bancorp
Minneapolis, MN

Trevor Price
Chair, Nominating and Governance Committee
Chair, Venture Philanthropy Committee

Founding & Managing Partner
Oxeon Partners
New York, NY

Scientific Advisory Council (View full bios here)

Richard J. O’Reilly, MD
Chair, Scientific Advisory Council

CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
Chief, Bone Marrow Transplantation Services
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

James E. Bradner, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Attending Physician, Hematologic Neoplasia, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Associate Director, Center for the Science of Therapeutics, Broad Institute
Boston, MA

William L. Carroll, MD
Julie and Edward J. Minskoff Professor of Pediatrics
Director, NYU Cancer Institute
New York, NY

Richard Gilbertson, MD, PhD
Director of Comprehensive Cancer Center
Executive Vice President
Director of the Division of Brain Tumor Research
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Memphis, TN

Alexander R. Judkins, MD
Pathologist-in-Chief and Department Head
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
Vice Chair of Department of Pathology
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Los Angeles, CA

A. Thomas Look, MD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Vice-Chair for Research, Pediatric Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

Brad H. Pollock, MPH, PhD
Professor and Chairman
Epidemiology & Biostatistics
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Kathleen Ruccione, MPH, RN, FAAN
Co-Director, HOPE Program
Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Nita Seibel, MD
Head: Pediatric Solid Tumors
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, MD

Board of Directors was last modified: July 1st, 2015 by Geoff Duncan

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