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Steering committee

The first phase of Program-directed Initiatives were led by an external steering committee.
Marion H. E. Kavanaugh-Lynch, M.D., MPH
Director, CBCRP
UC Office of the President
Julia G. Brody, Ph.D. Executive Director
Silent Spring Institute
Olufunmilayo I (Funmi) Olopade, M.D.
Walter L. Palmer Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine
University of Chicago Medical Center
Susan Matsuko Shinagawa
Asian & Pacific Islander National Cancer Survivors Network
Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D. Author, ecologist, lecturer
Living Downstream 
David R. Williams, Ph.D. Florence and Laura Norman Professor of Public Health and Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University
This group provided the overall leadership, expertise, and vision to guide the strategy development plan. They oversaw the development of concept proposals by strategy team members and presented their recommendations of concept proposal packages to CBCRP’s advisory council in March 2008.