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Meet the ACF Scientific Advisory Council

Animal Cancer Foundation is pleased to welcome our new Scientific Advisory Council. Members, recognized experts in the fields of medical & veterinary oncology, collaborate on the creation of up-to-date Request for Proposals materials, including evaluative criteria, and advise the ACF Executive Board on the grant process, assuring that the foundation is supporting the most innovative comparative oncology research. David C. Levine, MD, ACF President, and Gerald S. Post, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), ACF Vice-President, serve as co-chairs of the council.

  • Craig A. Clifford
  • John Farrelly
  • Matti Kiupel
  • Craig A. Clifford, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology), serves as Director of Clinical Studies, Medical Oncologist, Hope Veterinary Specialists, Malvern, PA. Previously, he was Director of Clinical Research at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital. Read more

  • DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology) Diplomate ACVR (Radiation Oncology) The Veterinary Cancer Center, Norwalk, CT. Dr. Farrelly received his DVM from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1998 and subsequently completed an internship in small animal medicine and... Read more

  • Dr. med. vet. habil. Matti Kiupel, BS, MS, PhD, DACVP, Fachtierarzt für Veterinär Pathologie, is a Professor in the Department of Pathobiology and Diagnostic Investigation at Michigan State University in the College of Veterinary Medicine and serves as the Section Chief of Anatomic Pathology in the Diagnostic center for Population and Animal Health. Read more

  • Cheryl London
  • Mario Sznol
  • Douglas H. Thamm
  • Cheryl London, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology) is an associate professor in Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, She holds the Thekla R. and Donald B. Shackelford Professorship in Canine Medicine and is Director of the Clinical Trials Office at the College of Veterinary Medicine. Read more

  • Mario Sznol, MD, Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology); Clinical Research Program Leader, Melanoma Program, Yale Cancer Center; Co-Director, Yale SPORE in Skin Cancer; received his undergraduate degree from Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston, Texas. Read more

  • Douglas H. Thamm, VMD, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology), Associate Professor and Barbara Cox Anthony Chair in Oncology, serves as Director of Clinical Research at the Colorado State University Animal Cancer Center, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in Fort Collins, CO Read more

  • David M. Vail
  • Jedd D. Wolchok
  • Vincent T. Devita, Jr.
  • David M. Vail, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology), Professor of Oncology, Barbara A. Suran Chair in Comparative Oncology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. is a member of the UW Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center and serves as Director of the Center for Clinical Trials and Research at the School of Veterinary Medicine. Read more

  • Jedd Wolchok, MD, PhD, Clinician scientist Immunology Program, Medical Oncologist (Melanoma), Director of Immunotherapy Clinical Trials, Memorial Sloan- Kettering Cancer Center, Director of the Cancer Vaccine Collaborative (CVC); received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and... Read more

  • Vincent T. Devita, Jr., MD, Professor of Medicine, and Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT., served as the Director of Yale Cancer Center from 1993 to July 2003. Read more