Leadership of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Steven K. Libutti, MD, FACS

  • Director, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
  • Vice Chancellor for Cancer Programs, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
  • Senior Vice President, Oncology Services, RWJBarnabas Health
  • Professor of Surgery, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Affiliated Distinguished Professor in Genetics, Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences Department of Genetics
Andrew M. Evens, DO, MBA, MSc

  • Deputy Director for Clinical Services, Rutgers Cancer Institute;
  • System Director of Medical Oncology and Oncology Lead for the Combined Medical Group, RWJBarnabas Health;
  • Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Innovation and Data Analytics, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
Linda Tanzer

Linda Tanzer

  • Deputy Director for Administration and Planning;
  • Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
Eileen White, PhD

  • Deputy Director, Chief Scientific Officer

Administrative Leadership

Susan Solometo, MBA

  • Senior Vice President, Administration, Oncology Services, RWJBarnabas Health
Candace Botnick, MS

Candace Botnick, MS

  • Assistant Vice President, Oncology Service Line Marketing and Communications, Rutgers Cancer Institute and RWJBarnabas Health
Michele Fisher

Michele Fisher

  • Associate Director, Marketing and Communications
Haejin In, MD, MPH, MBA,

  • Chief Diversity Officer
  • Associate Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Surgical Oncologist
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Associate Professor of Health, Behavior and Policy, Rutgers School of Public Health
Salma Jabbour, MD

  • Associate Director for Faculty Affairs and Development
  • Vice Chair of Clinical Research & Faculty Development
  • Clinical Chief, Radiation Oncology at RWJUH/Rutgers Cancer Institute
  • Radiation Oncologist
Edmund C. Lattime, PhD

  • Associate Director for Education and Training
Headshot of Christopher Molloy, PhD

  • Associate Director for BioPharma Alliances in Oncology
Henry A. Pitt, MD

  • Chief of Oncologic Quality, Rutgers Cancer Institute and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Headshot of Alison Tray, MSN, APRN-BC, AOCNP, NEA-BC, CPHQ | Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Alison Tray, MSN, APRN-BC, AOCNP, NEA-BC, CPHQ

  • Vice President of Ambulatory Operations
Allison Warzala, MLS

Allison Warzala, MLS

  • Chief of Staff

Clinical Leadership

Deborah L. Toppmeyer, MD

  • Chief Medical Officer
  • Director, Breast Oncology Program
  • Director, LIFE Center
  • Chief, Medical Oncology
H. Richard Alexander, Jr., MD,

  • Chief Surgical Officer,
  • Chief, Surgical Oncology, Rutgers Cancer Institute;
  • System Director of Surgical Oncology, RWJBarnabas Health;
  • Regional Director of Surgery for Monmouth Medical Center, an RWJBH Facility
Bruce Haffty, MD

  • Chair, Radiation Oncology,
  • Associate Vice Chancellor for Cancer Programs,
  • Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey;
  • System Director of Radiation Oncology, RWJBarnabas Health
James K. Aikins Jr., MD, FACOG, FACS

  • Chief, Gynecologic Oncology
  • Associate Professor of OB/GYN and Reproductive Sciences
  • Program Director for the Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Wadih Arap, MD, PhD,

  • Director, Cancer Institute of New Jersey at University Hospital
  • Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology
  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Medical Oncology
Adam C. Berger, MD, FACS

  • Chief, Melanoma and Soft Tissue Surgical Oncology
  • Associate Director for Shared Resources
Ira Braunschweig, MD,

  • Chief, Section of Transplant and Cell Therapy, Rutgers Cancer Institute
  • Chief of the Transplant and Cell Therapy Service of the RWJBarnabas Health Oncology Service Line
  • Director for Cell Therapy and Bone Marrow Transplantation at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
  • Professor of Medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Peter Cole, MD

  • Chief, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Embrace Kids Foundation Endowed Chair in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Director of Hematology, Oncology and Cellular Therapies at Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital
  • Director, New Jersey Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Research Center of Excellence
Sanjay Goel, MD, MS

  • Director of Phase I / Investigational Therapeutics
  • Medical Oncologist
  • Professor of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, and Section of Solid Tumor
  • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Missak Haigentz, Jr., MD

  • Chief of Thoracic Medical Oncology
  • Chief of Head & Neck Medical Oncology
  • Professor of Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Clinical Director of Oncology Integration, RWJBarnabas Health
  • Medical Oncologist
Thomas L. Jang, MD, MPH, FACS

  • Chief of Urologic Oncology, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
  • Program Director, Urology Residency Program, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Associate Professor, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Matthew Matasar, MD

  • Chief, Division of Blood Disorders, Rutgers Cancer Institute
  • Hematologist/Oncologist
  • Professor of Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Research Leadership

Adam C. Berger, MD, FACS

  • Chief, Melanoma and Soft Tissue Surgical Oncology
  • Associate Director for Shared Resources
David J. Foran, PhD

  • Chief Informatics Officer and Director
  • , Computational Imaging & Biomedical Informatics
  • , Rutgers Cancer Institute; Chief Research Informatics Officer, RBHS
Shridar Ganesan, MD, PhD

  • Associate Director for Translational Science
  • Section Chief, Molecular Oncology
  • Omar Boraie Chair in Genomic Science
  • Professor of Medicine
Howard S. Hochster, MD. FACP

  • Distinguished Professor of Medicine
  • Associate Director for Clinical Research and Director, GI Oncology, Rutgers Cancer Institute
  • Director of Oncology Research, RWJBarnabas Health
Yibin Kang, PhD

Yibin Kang, PhD

  • Associate Director for Consortium Research
Anita Kinney, PhD

  • Associate Director for Population Science and Community Outreach
Zhiyuan Shen, MD, PhD

  • Associate Director for Basic Research