Faye Rogers, PhD, Appointed Associate Cancer Center Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She leads a laboratory program studying the cellular responses at the intersection of DNA repair and apoptosis following DNA damage, with the goal of uncovering novel anticancer therapeutic strategies.
"My team and I are trying to propel efforts to improve the understanding of and reduce health disparities relevant to cancer care." - Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS
Don Nguyen, PhD, BS, leads intramural funding programs, and identifies new funding opportunities to broaden the funding support of Yale Cancer Center membership.
Alfred Lee, MD, PhD, is Director of the esteemed Yale Medical Oncology-Hematology Fellowship Program.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Yale Cancer Center
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Yale Cancer Center ensures that an inclusive culture, with increased diversity in our workforce is emphasized—including trainees, staff, and faculty—and helps to foster the career advancement of all members of our diverse community. Associate Cancer Center Director, Dr. Faye Rogers, has a long track record of advancing equity at Yale School of Medicine and nationally. In this role, she leads our community in implementing initiatives to enhance the culture of belonging at Yale Cancer Center, including programs and training in cultural and structural humility, stigma and discrimination, and sexual harassment.
At Yale Cancer Center, we are committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment by:
Recruiting and sponsoring faculty, trainees, and staff who represent the diversity of our population
Acknowledging and removing inequities within our policies, systems, and programs.
Taking responsibility for our continuous learning and improvement.