Task Group Charge

To promote awareness of lung cancer as a women’s health imperative towards increasing prevention, early detection, and utilization of evidence-based initiatives in this unique population.


Leah Backhus, MD, MPH

Task Group Chair
Stanford University

M. Patricia Rivera, MD

Task Group Vice Chair
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Task Group Members

Shonta Chambers, MSW
Patient Advocate Foundation

Ching-Fei Chang, MD
University of Southern California

Louise Henderson, PhD, MSPH
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Francine Jacobson, MD, MPH
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Karen Kelly, MD
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Linda Martin, MD, MPH
University of Virginia

Jyoti Patel, MD
University of Chicago

Lori Sakoda, PhD, MPH
Kaiser Permanente

Joan Schiller, MD
Inova Schar Cancer Institute

Jill Siegfried, PhD
University of Minnesota

Andrea Wolf, MD, MPH
Mt. Sinai Hospital

Juan Wisnivesky, MD, DrPH, MPH
MPH Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai