Meet Our Members

The Stanford Cancer Institute is proud to support a growing list of over 450 members whose backgrounds hail from a diverse domain of disciplines across the broader field of oncology. These scientists and physicians aid in upholding the SCI’s pledge to support and coordinate the wide range of cancer-related activities, whether in basic, translational, clinical or population based science, occurring at Stanford University, Stanford Healthcare and the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital.

Philip Lavori, PhD

Professor of Biomedical Data Science, Emeritus 

Joanna Liliental, PhD

Excecutive Director of M-TRAM

Shie-Chau Liu, PhD 

Senior Research Scientist  

Teri Longacre, MD 

Richard L. Kempson, MD, Professor in Surgical Pathology

Kate Lorig, DrPH, RN 

Professor (Research) of Medicine (Immunology and Rheumatology), Emerita 

Bingwei Lu, PhD

Professor of Pathology

Kathryn Martires, MD 

Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Leah Millheiser, MD, FACOG, NCMP

Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (General)

Balasubramanian Narasimhan, PhD

Director of the Data Coordinating Center (School of Medicine) and Senior Research Scientist 

Dwight Nishimura, PhD 

Addie and Al Macovski Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus 


Jeffrey Norton, MD 

Robert L. and Mary Ellenburg Professor of Surgery 

Richard Olshen, PhD

Professor of Biomedical Data Science, Emeritus 

Theo Palmer, PhD

Professor of Neurosurgery, Emeritus

Christopher Payne, MD 

Professor of Urology at the Stanford University Medical Center, Emeritus 

Donna Peehl, PhD 

Professor (Research) of Urology, Emerita 

Norbert Pelc, ScD 

Boston Scientific Applied Biomedical Engineering Professor and Professor of Radiology, Emeritus 

Claudia Petritsch, PhD  

Associate Professor (Research) of Neurosurgery

Suzanne Pfeffer, PhD 

Emma Pfeiffer Merner Professor of Medical Sciences 

Philip Pizzo, MD 

David and Susan Heckerman Professor, Emeritus 

Malte Renz, MD, PhD

Instructor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Gynecologic Oncology)

David Rosenthal, MD 

Professor of Pediatrics (Pediatric Cardiology) 


Peter Santa Maria, MBBS, PhD

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS)

Iris Schrijver, MD 

Adjunct Clinical Professor of Pathology

Andrew Shelton, MD, FACS, FACRS

Clinical Professor of Surgery (General Surgery) 

Jeanne Shen, MD

Assistant Professor of Pathology

Gavin Sherlock, PhD

Professor of Genetics

Mei-Chiung Shih, PhD 

Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Data Science 

Linda Shortliffe, MD 

Stanley McCormick Memorial Professor in the School of Medicine, Emerita 

Branimir Sikic, MD 

Professor of Medicine (Oncology), Emeritus 

Stephen Skirboll, MD 

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery 

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