Diane Simeone, MD, Director of the Pancreatic Cancer Center at the University of Michigan, was recently named the Upcoming Chair of the National Scientific and Medical Advisory Board for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN). Her 2-year term as Chair runs from 2017 to 2019. Dr. Simeone will serve as Chair-Elect until then.
Dr. Simeone is the Founding Director of the University of Michigan Pancreatic Cancer Center. She also serves as the Director for the U-M Multidisciplinary Pancreatic Cancer Clinic, and leads the Translational Oncology Program at the University’s North Campus Research Complex. She is Past President of the American Pancreatic Association and currently serves on the National Cancer Institute Pancreatic Cancer Task Force. ■