The multidisciplinary Steering Committee is the CCEP’s governing and advisory body. Chaired by the CCEP Director, the Steering Committee includes the CCEP Co-Directors and faculty representing different constituencies. The members are experienced researchers and mentors. Current members include:
Paul Godley, MD, PhD -- Professor of Medicine (Hematology-Oncology) and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, UNC Schools of Medicine and Public Health; Director, Ethnicity Culture and Health Outcomes Center; CCEP mentor.
Steve Hursting, PhD -- Professor of Nutrition and UNC Nutrition Research Institute; CCEP mentor.
Andrew Olshan, PhD -- Professor and Chair of Epidemiology; Program Leader, Cancer Epidemiology, UNC Lineberger; Director, Cancer Epidemiology Training Grant; CCEP mentor.
Deborah Porterfield, MD, MPH -- Research Assistant Professor of Social Medicine; Director, UNC Preventive Medicine Residency Program and its ACS-funded cancer prevention and control training program.
The Steering Committee has eight major functions that constitute governance of the CCEP. fellow recruitment, selection, and matching; training plan design and review; fellow review and evaluation; review and evaluation of the core curriculum; program evaluation; placement; mentor recruitment and selection; and reporting.