Advisory Committee on Childhood Cancers

The Advisory Committee on Childhood Cancers (ACCC) advises the Oversight Committee on issues surrounding childhood cancer. The Oversight Committee is responsible for appointing members to the committee. The ACCC collects current information regarding innovative research on the prevention, control and cure of childhood cancers, and current information regarding treatment programs designed to prevent and control cancer.

Members:

Stephen X. Skapek, M.D., Chair
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Division of Hematology/Oncology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Karen Albritton, M.D.
Director
Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program
Cook Children's Hospital

Mohamad Al-Rahawan, M.D., MPH
Hematologist/Oncologist
Department of Pediatrics
Texas Tech Health Sciences Center

James Amatruda, M.D, Ph.D.
Departments of Pediatrics, Molecular Biology, and Internal Medicine
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Greg Aune, M.D., Ph.D., FAAP
School of Medicine
Pediatrics
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Carol Basso
Patient Advocate
Co-Founder of The 1 Million 4 Anna Foundation

Juan Carlos Bernini, M.D.
Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children’s Cancer and Hematology Clinic

Tim Culliver
Patient Advocate
Adam’s Angels Ministry

Stan Goldman, M.D.
Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
Medical City Dallas Hospital

Richard Gorlick, M.D.
Division Head and Department Chair of Pediatrics
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Meaghan Granger, M.D.
Hematologist/Oncologist
Medical Director, Neuroblastoma Program
Cooks Children’s Medical Center

Virginia Harod, M.D.
Physician
Co-Chief of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
Dell Children’s Hospital

Lisa Hartman, M.D.
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
El Paso Children’s Hospital

Barkat Hooda, M.D.
Director, Division of Hematology and Oncology
Department of Pediatrics
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Eugenie Kleinerman M.D.
Mosbacher Pediatrics Chair
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Program
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Annette Leslie
Patient Advocate
Co-Chairman of The Carson Leslie Foundation

Julie Luke, CPNP
Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Methodist Children’s Hospital of South Texas

Donald (Will) Parsons, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Oncology
Director, Pediatric Center for Precision Oncology, Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers
Baylor College of Medicine

David Poplack, M.D.
Director, Texas Children's Cancer Center
Elise C. Young Professor of Pediatric Oncology
Head, Hematology-Oncology Section, Department of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine

C Patrick Reynolds, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Cancer Center
Professor of Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, and Cell Biology & Biochemistry
School of Medicine
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Sheila Thampi, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
Children’s Hospital of San Antonio

Gail Tomlinson, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Division Director, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio