Clinical and Research Administration

Senior Leaders

Interim Director
Peter G. Schulam, MD, PhD
(203) 785-4371

Deputy Director
Daniel C. DiMaio, MD, PhD
(203) 785-2684

Deputy Director, Finance and Administration 
Kevin Vest, MBA, FACHE
(203) 785-4098

Associate Director, Research Affairs 
Robert Garofalo, PhD
(860) 460-4932

Associate Director, Translational Research
Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD
(203) 785-6879

Associate Director, Clinical Sciences
Howard Hochster, MD
(203) 785-5756

Associate Director, Population Sciences
Melinda L. Irwin, PhD 
(203) 785-6392

Associate Director, Innovative Medicine 
Patricia M. LoRusso, DO 
(203) 737-6980

Associate Director, Shared Resources
David Stern, PhD
(203) 785-4832

Associate Director, Basic Science

Joann Sweasy, PhD

(203) 737-2626


Assistant Director, Global Oncology 
Anees Chagpar, MD 
(203) 200-1518 

Assistant Director, Diversity and Health Equity
Beth Jones, PhD, MPH
(203) 764-7207

Assistant Clinical Director, Diversity and Health Equity
Andrea Silber, MD
(203) 867-5425

Assistant Director, Surgery 
Peter Schulam, MD 
(203) 785-5683

Assistant Director, Pediatrics 
Gary Kupfer, MD 
(203) 785-4640

Assistant Director, Psychosocial Oncology 
Ruth McCorkle, RN, PhD
(203) 737-5501

Assistant Director, Pathology and Tissue Acquisition Services
Jeffrey Sklar, MD, PhD
(203) 785-6828

Assistant Director, Membership 
Edward Snyder, MD 
(203) 688-2441 

Assistant Director for Education and Training
Harriet Kluger, MD
(203) 737-2572



Operations Manager
Stephanie Signore

Chief of Staff, Yale Cancer Center Director's Office 
Christen Ruff
(203) 785-4371

Senior HR Generalist
Santo Galatioto
(203) 785-5810

Senior Administrative Assistant 
Alaine Nellis 
(203) 785-4371

External Relations

Director, Public Affairs & Marketing
Renee Gaudette
(203) 436-8533

Business Office

Associate Director, Finance and Administration 
Adam Roshka, MBA
(203) 785-2136