University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

OCE Staff & Partners


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Working collaboratively with HDFCCC Investigators and community partners to eliminate the inequities that lead to cancer disparities in Northern California.

Community Advisory Board
OCE Staff & Partners

OCE Office Staff


Dr. Kim Rhoads, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Director, OCE
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Michelle Moseley, MA, CHES
Lead, Community Health Education
P.BanksPriscilla J. Banks, MA
Community Engagement Specialist
Kaya Balke
Program Administrator
Eva Pardo, MPH
Research Assistant

Program Assistant

HDFCCC Community Advisory Board (CAB)

CAB Chair & Co-chair

Arnold Perkins
CAB Chair
Former Director, Alameda
County Public Health
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B.CicerelliBarbara Cicerelli, MPA

Barbara Cicerrelli
CAB Co-chair
Director, Cancer Navigation Program at Zuckerberg, San Francisco General

CAB Committee Chairs

Wilma R.  Batiste, CRC, NCPT
Chair, Faith Communities Committee (FCC)  
Michael Shaw
Director, Office of Urban
Male Health ACPHD
Chair, Men’s Health Committee (MHC)
Olivia Fe
Olivia Fé
Founder, Latina Breast Cancer Agency
Chair, SF Women’s Cancer Network

CAB Member Agencies

Amy Alanes
Executive Director
Women’s Cancer Resource Center
Roxanna Bautista
Executive Director
Rise Up Solutions
James Bouquin
Executive Director
Cancer Support Community
Laura Coronado, MPH
Civil Rights Division
HHS region IX
Ysabel Duron
Founder and Executive Director, Latino Cancer

Whitley Lucas
Regional Manager American Cancer Society
Carol McGruder
Executive Director,
AA Tobacco Cessation Leadership Council

Community Health Educators of the National Outreach Network


UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center (HDFCCC) is currently a National Outreach Network Community Health Educators site.

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The NON/CHE seeks to strengthen the National Cancer Institute’s ability to develop and disseminate culturally appropriate, evidence-based cancer information and education strategies tailored to the specific needs and expectations of racially and ethnically diverse communities experiencing cancer health inequities and disparities. NON/CHE initiatives address and advance the National Cancer Advisory Board's Blue Ribbon Panel Recommendations to the Cancer MoonshotSM. HDFCCC Office of Community Engagement houses the NON/CHE to integrate within the Cancer Center and facilitate community-academic partnerships.

Michelle Moseley, MA, CHES
Lead, Community Health Education

Marynieves Diaz-Mendez, MD
Spanish language educator

Ching Wong
Chinese & Vietnamese language educator

Ghilamichael Andemeskel
English language educator
Focus on cancer & African American men

Joint Advisory Committee & Strategic Partners

Community Partners

  • Arnold Perkins
  • Barbara Cicerrelli
  • Wilma Batiste
  • Michael Shaw
  • Olivia Fe

HDFCCC Leadership

  • Kate Shumate, MPA, CCRP Chief of Staff; Director of Administration and Planning, HDFCCC
  • Robert Hiatt, MD, PhD Associate Director, Cancer Control HDFCCC

Affiliated HDFCCC Investigators

  • Franklin Huang, MD, PhD (profile link) (Cancer genetics)
  • Nynikka Palmer, PhD profile link (Cancer Control/Population Science)
  • Elad Ziv, MD (profile link) (Molecular Epidemiology & Genetics)
  • Scarlett Gomez, PhD (link) (Cancer Control, RESPOND Study)
  • Laura Esserman, MD, MBA (Breast program, WISDOM study)

Strategic Partners