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About CCR – Office of the Director

Robert H. Wiltrout, PhD, directs the Center for Cancer Research (CCR).  Dr. Wiltrout is responsible for scientific planning and decision-making within the CCR and reports to the Director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI).  Dr. Wiltrout also serves as Scientific Director for Basic Research.  In this capacity, Dr. Wiltrout works closely with Dr. Lee Helman, Scientific Director for Clinical Research to develop new programs that focus on translating scientific knowledge into novel prevention, diagnosis, and treatment options for cancer patients.

CCR’s senior management team also includes the NCI Clinical Director, four deputy directors from the CCR Office of the Director (OD) and our research laboratories and clinical branches.  CCR’s senior management team and program offices are shown below. 

There are two management offices: CCR's main office is located in Building 31, Room 3A11 on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD. A second office is located at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, which is within the Fort Detrick Army Garrison in Frederick, MD. Please contact one of these offices for additional information.

CCR Senior Mangement Team Staff

Office of the Director

301.496.4345 (Bethesda Office)
301.846.1584 (Frederick Office)

Director, CCR
Robert H. Wiltrout, PhD 

 

Scientific Director for Basic Research
Robert H. Wiltrout, PhD

 

Scientific Director for Clinical Research
Lee Helman, MD

 

Deputy Directors:
William L. Dahut, MD
Ronald E. Gress, MD
Lee J. Helman, MD
Glenn Merlino, PhD
Lawrence E. Samelson, MD
Jeffrey N. Strathern, PhD
Mark C. Udey, MD, PhD  

 
   

Office of the Clinical Director

301.496.4251

Clinical Director
William L. Dahut, MD

 

Deputy Clinical Director
Caryn Steakley, RN, MSW

 
   

NCI Protocol Review Office

301.496.6375

CCR Program Offices

Animal Resource Program
Mary Custer, Manager
301.594.8531
Assistant Director for Clinical Affairs
Melissa Bronez, MPH
301.594.5958
Office of Communications
Kimberly Martin, Manager
301.594.5990

Office of Information Technology
Jason E. Levine, MD, Acting Associate Director  

240.276.5557

Office of Operations
Mary Custer, Acting Chief 

301.496.4345

Office of Clinical and Preclinical Development Resources
Eric Hale, Associate Director

301.594.9254

Office of Scientific Development
Tom Misteli, PhD, Associate Director

301.402.3959

Office of Science and Technology Resources
David Goldstein, PhD, Associate Director

301.496.4347

Office of Scientific Programs
Beverly A. Mock, PhD, Associate Director

301.402.6981

Office of Training and Education
Jonathan Wiest, PhD, Associate Director

301.451.9638


NCI Administrative Resource Centers (ARCs)

CCR Office of the Director ARC
Lori Holliday, Director

301.496.6174

Basic Research ARC
Lisa Kelly, Manager

301.496.1841

Clinical Research ARC
Patrick Miller, Manager

301.435.2509

NCI-Frederick ARC
Tanya Sappington, Manager

301.846.1072
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