Susan G. Komen Greater New York City Announces the Members of its Newly Appointed Medical Advisory Committee

April 3, 2019

Susan G.Komen-Greater NYC announced today the members of its newly appointed Medical Advisory Committee.

Susan G.Komen-Greater NYC announced today the members of its newly appointed Medical Advisory Committee.

“Komen’s Medical Advisory Committee provide invaluable insight and expertise on advances in breast cancer care and they participate as faculty in our conferences,” said Linda Tantawi, CEO, Susan G. Komen-Greater NYC.

Komen’s annual Patient Navigation symposium is set for June 25, 2019. Its annual New York Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference is to be held on October 5-6, 2019.

Dr. Donna Marie Manasseh, Director of Breast Surgery at the Maimonides Breast Cancer Center, succeeds Dr. Patrick Borgen as chair of the committee.

Dr. Borgen, Chair of the Department of Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center and head of the Maimonides Breast Center at the Maimonides Cancer Center,

will stay on in the capacity of chairman emeritus.

Members of Susan G. Komen’s Medical Advisory Committee:

Chairman Emeritus

Dr. Patrick Borgen

Maimonides Medical Center

Chair, Medical Advisory Committee

Dr. Donna-Marie Manasseh

Director of Breast Surgery at the Maimonides Breast Cancer Center

Manjeet Chadha. MD

Director of the Department of Radiation Oncology Mount Sinai Downtown

Dawn Hershman, MD

Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology

Leader, Breast Cancer Program, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center

Hanna Irie, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Oncological Sciences Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai + Director of the Irie Laboratory

Kevin Kalinsky, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Marleen Meyers, MD

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine and Director, Cancer Survivorship Program at Perlmutter Cancer Center

Lisa Newman, MD

Chief of the Section of Breast Surgery New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine

Randy Stevens, MD

Director of Radiation Oncology

White Plains Hospital Center for Cancer Care


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