Fellowship Committee

The Pelotonia Fellowship Committee is chaired by Gustavo Leone, PhD, and co-chaired by Jan Kiecolt-Glaser, PhD. The committee is made up of some of The Ohio State University’s most well-known cancer researchers. This committee meets several times per year to review all applications and make all major program decisions. They represent departments as diverse as Molecular Genetics and Internal Medicine to Psychology and Human Nutrition. Deborah Parris, PhD, moderates our postdoctoral reviews, assuring the reviews are fair, rigorous and unbiased. Committee members are listed below:

Committee Members

Sharon Amacher, PhD, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Molecular Genetics
Barbara Andersen, PhD, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology
Irina Artsimovitch, PhD, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Microbiology
Charles Bell, PhD, College of Medicine, Department of Biological Chemistry and Pharmacology
Martha Belury, PhD, College of Education and Human Ecology, Department of Human Nutrition
Theodore Brasky, PhD, College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
Bill Carson, MD, College of Medicine, Department of Surgery
Helen Chamberlin, PhD, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Molecular Genetics
David Cohn, MD, College of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Susan Cole, PhD, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Molecular Genetics
Peter Embi, MD, College of Medicine, Department of Biomedical Informatics
Harold Fisk, PhD, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Molecular Genetics
Ramesh Ganju, PhD, College of Medicine, Department of Pathology
Ramiro Garzon, MD, College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
Samir Ghadiali, PhD, College of Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Lee Grimes, PhD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Department of Immunobiology
Joanna Groden, PhD, College of Medicine, Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics
Erich Grotewold, PhD, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Molecular Genetics
Denis Guttridge, PhD, College of Medicine, Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics
Tsonwin Hai, PhD, College of Medicine, Department of Biological Chemistry and Pharmacology
Kay Huebner, PhD, College of Medicine, Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics
Mira Katz, PhD, College of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Promotion
Balveen Kaur, PhD, College of Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery
Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, PhD, College of Medicine, Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research
Gustavo Leone, PhD, College of Medicine, Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics
Greg Lesinski, PhD, College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
Thomas Ludwig, PhD, College of Medicine, Department of Biological Chemistry and Pharmacology
Natarajan Muthusamy, DVM, PhD, College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
Michelle Naughton, PhD, College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
Michael Ostrowski, PhD, College of Medicine, Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics
Greg Otterson, MD, College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
Deborah Parris, PhD, College of Medicine, Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics
Jeffrey Parvin, MD, PhD, College of Medicine, Department of Biomedical Informatics
Electra Paskett, PhD, College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
Matt Ringel, MD, College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
Sameek Roychowdhury, MD, PhD, College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
Dan Schoenberg, PhD, College of Medicine, Department of Biological Chemistry and Pharmacology
Amanda Simcox, PhD, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Molecular Genetics
Keith Slotkin, PhD, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Molecular Genetics
Adrian Suarez, MD, College of Medicine, Department of Pathology
Vish Subramaniam, PhD, College of Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Amanda Toland, PhD, College of Medicine, Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics
Mary Ellen Wewers, PhD, College of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Promotion
Robin Wharton, PhD, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Molecular Genetics
Jessica Winter, PhD, College of Engineering, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Jian-Qiu Wu, PhD, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Molecular Genetics

Senior Program Moderator

Deborah Parris, PhD, Professor Emeritus, College of Medicine, Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics

Internal Advisors

Electra Paskett, PhD, Cancer Control Research Program Co-Leader
Mary Ellen Wewers, PhD, Cancer Control Research Program Co-Leader
John Byrd, MD, Leukemia Research Program Co-Leader
Michael Grever, MD, Leukemia Research Program Co-Leader
Michael Ostrowski, PhD, Molecular Biology and Cancer Genetics Research Program Co-Leader
Matt Ringel, MD, Molecular Biology and Cancer Genetics Research Program Co-Leader
Steven Clinton, MD, PhD, Molecular Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention Research Program Leader
David Carbone, MD, PhD, Translational Therapeutics Research Program Co-Leader
Denis Guttridge, PhD, Translational Therapeutics Research Program Co-Leader
Michael A. Caligiuri, MD, Director, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center CEO, James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute
Peter Shields, MD, Deputy Director, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute
Richard Goldberg, MD, Physician-in-Chief, The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute

External Advisors: Symposia Speakers

2015
Frank McCormick, PhD, FRS, DSc (Hon)
David A. Wood Distinguished Professor of Tumor Biology and Cancer Research Professor Emeritus, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Care Center University of California, San Francisco Co-Leader, National RAS Initiative

Brenda Schulman, PhD
HHMI Investigator Joseph Simone Endowed Chair in Basic Research St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Philip Tsichlis, MD
Jane F. Desforges MD Professor of Hematology and Oncology Tufts University School of Medicine Executive Director, Molecular Oncology Research Institute Tufts Medical Center

2014
Carlos Arteaga, MD
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

David Beach, PhD, FRS
Blizard Institute

Guillermina (Gigi) Lozano, PhD
U.T. MD Anderson Cancer Center

2013
Stephen Elledge, PhD
Harvard Medical School

Michele Pagano, MD, PhD
New York University School of Medicine

Jon Aster, MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School

2012
Charles J. Sherr, MD, PhD
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Faculty

Martine F. Roussel, PhD
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Faculty

David E. Fisher, MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School

2011
Ross Levine, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

John H. J. Petrini, PhD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Judith Campisi, PhD
Buck Institute for Age Research 

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