Leading Hope

We are fulfilling our mission because of the support and dedication of our incredible staff and volunteers, scientific advisory board, board of directors and corporate advisory board. Thank you for your support, oversight, passion and commitment to conquering pancreatic cancer.

Staff Directory

Linda Tantawi
CEO
516.737.1550

Kerri Kaplan
President
516.737.1550

Linda Perla
Senior Administrative Assistant
516.737.1553
[email protected]

Development

Stephanie DerGarabedian
National Director of Development
516.737.1521
[email protected]

Peter Casalino
Director of Data Services
516.737.1569
[email protected]

Jody Klebanoff
Database Coordinator
516.737.1565
[email protected]

Cori Peck
Matching Gifts & Database Coordinator
[email protected]

Digital Technologies

Glen Peck
Senior Vice President, Technology & Business Intelligence
516.737.1562
[email protected]

Emily Lindauer
Manager, Mid-Level & Monthly Giving
516.737.1550
[email protected]

Samantha Rahn
Coordinator, Digital Marketing
516.737.1523
[email protected]

Meghan Mullen
Coordinator, Digital Marketing
516.737.1563
[email protected].org

Ellen Zimmerman
Director, Marketing & Communications
516.737.1567
[email protected]

External and Community Relations

Susan M. Jacobson
Director, External and Community Relations
516.737.1559
[email protected]

Lisa Crowley
Senior Coordinator, External and Community Relations
516.737.1561
[email protected]

Susanne Igneri
Manager, External and Community Relations
516.737.1560
[email protected]

Randi Marcus
Manager, External and Community Relations
516.737.1570
[email protected]

Finance

Faisal Jawaid
CFO
516.737.1555
[email protected]

Kamrun Neahar
Senior Accountant, Finance
516.737.1572
[email protected]

Nia Lountzis
Coordinator, Accounting
516.737.1530
[email protected]

 

 

Research Programs

Andrew Rakeman, Ph.D.
Vice President, Research
516.737.1554
[email protected]

Sejin Chung, Ph.D.
Program Scientist
516.737.1550
[email protected]

Sasha Singh
Grants Manager
516.737.1566
[email protected]

Scientific Advisory Board

David Tuveson, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief Scientist – Lustgarten Foundation
Professor, Director – Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Cancer Center

Elizabeth M. Jaffee, M.D.
Chief Medical Advisor – Lustgarten Foundation
Deputy Director, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
Professor of Oncology

Peter Allen, M.D.
Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology – Duke Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine
Professor of Surgery

Dafna Bar-Sagi, Ph.D.
Chief Science Officer, SVP and Vice Dean for Science – NYU Langone Health
Professor, Department of Medicine

Luis Diaz, M.D.
Head of the Division of Solid Tumor Oncology – Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Ted Hong, M.D.
Dana-Farber/Harvard CC
Professor, Director, Radiation Oncology

Tyler Jacks, Ph.D.
Koch Institute, MIT
Professor, Director, Koch Institute, HHMI Investigator

Reuben Shaw, Ph.D.
Professor, Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory – Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Selwyn Vickers, M.D.
Professor, Senior Vice President of Medicine – University Alabama at Birmingham

Bert Vogelstein, M.D.
Professor, HHMI Investigator – The Ludwig Center at Johns Hopkins

Jen Jen Yeh, M.D.
Professor, Vice Chair of Research – UNC School of Medicine

Board of Directors

Andrew Lustgarten
Chairman – Lustgarten Foundation
President & CEO – MSG Sports

James L. Dolan
Vice Chairman – Lustgarten Foundation
Executive Chairman & CEO – MSG Entertainment
Executive Chairman – MSG Entertainment/MSG Sports
Executive Chairman – AMC Networks

Adam Silver
Vice Chairman – Lustgarten Foundation
Commissioner – National Basketball Association

Charles F. Dolan
Chairman Emeritus – Lustgarten Foundation
Chairman Emeritus – AMC Networks
Former Chairman – Cablevision Systems Corporation

Robert F. Vizza, Ph.D.
Chairman Emeritus – Lustgarten Foundation

Philip D’Ambrosio
Treasurer – Lustgarten Foundation
Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary – MSG Networks

Jennie Fortunoff
Secretary – Lustgarten Foundation
Principal – Esterow Events & Consulting, Inc.

John Cobb
Partner – Paul Hastings

Sommer Bazuro, Ph.D.
Chief Medical Officer – FCB Health New York

Jessica Lustgarten Courtemanche
Vice President/Director, Data and Analysis – DigitasLBi North America

Quentin Dolan
Director – MSG Networks

Kenneth Goodman, M.D., F.A.C.R.
Former Director, Department of Radiology and Attending Physician – St. Francis Hospital

Marcia Lustgarten
Former Director, Optimum Community – Cablevision Systems Corporation

Sheila Mahony
Former Executive Vice President, Communication, Government and Public Affairs – Cablevision Systems Corporation

Charles R. Schueler
Former Executive Vice President, Media and Community Relations – Cablevision Systems Corporation

Willa Shalit
Co-Founder and Principal – RTM Limited
Co-Founder – Let’s Win! Pancreatic Cancer Foundation

Linda Tantawi
CEO – Lustgarten Foundation

Corporate Advisory Board

The Honorable Jimmy Carter
39th U.S. President – Honorary Chairman

Frank A. Bennack, Jr.
Executive Vice Chairman and Former Chief Executive Officer – Hearst Corporation

Barry Diller
Chairman & Senior Executive – IAC/InterActiveCorp and Expedia, Inc.

John S. Hendricks
Founder & Former Chairman – Discovery Communications

Mel Karmazin
Former Chief Executive Officer – Sirius XM Radio, Inc.
Co-Founder – Infinity Broadcasting

Gerald M. Levin
Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer – Time Warner, Inc.

John C. Malone
Former President and Chief Executive Officer – Tele-Communications Inc.
Chairman – Liberty Media, Liberty Global and Qurate Retail Group

Rupert Murdoch
Executive Chairman – News Corporation
Executive Co-Chairman – 21st Century Fox

Tom Rogers
Executive Chairman – WinView

Sir Howard Stringer
Non-Executive Director – British Broadcasting Corporation
Retired Chairman of the Board – Sony Corporation

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