Executive Leadership

Executive Leadership

J. Robert Beck, MD, Named Deputy Director and Chief Academic and Administrative Officer of Fox Chase Cancer Center

In his new roles, Beck will oversee all activities that support the academic and research operations of Fox Chase.
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Temple's Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS, Appointed to American Hospital Association Council

(January 7, 2013) Dr. Kaiser, Dean of Temple University School of Medicine and President/CEO of Temple University Health System, has been appointed to the Governing Council of the American Hospital Association's Constituency Section for Health Care Systems.
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Susan Copley Cobb, RN, MSN, PhD, Joins Fox Chase and Jeanes Hospital as Director of Professional Development and Practice Innovation

(September 13, 2013) Dr. Cobb will be responsible for professional development and continuing nursing education functions, and evidence-based practice and nursing research initiatives across both campuses.
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Verdi J. DiSesa, MD, MBA

Verdi J. DiSesa, MD, MBA
  • Chief Operating Officer,
    Temple University Health System
  • Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs,
    Temple University School of Medicine
  • Professor, Surgery,
    Temple University School of Medicine

 

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Richard I. Fisher, MD

  • President and CEO
  • Cancer Center Director 
  • Senior Associate Dean, Temple University School of Medicine

As President and CEO Dr. Fisher is responsible for overseeing and leading  the Center.  He is also senior associate dean for cancer programs at Temple University School of Medicine.

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Judith Lynn Bachman, RN, BSN, MSN, CNAA

  • Chief Operating Officer for Fox Chase Cancer Center

As Chief Operating Officer of  Fox Chase Cancer Center, Ms. Bachman has administrative responsibility for  clinical and operational integration.

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Anthony Diasio, CPA, MBA,

  • Chief Financial Officer for the Fox Chase Cancer Center and Jeanes Hospital

As Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Diasio directs and coordinates all internal and external financial activities.

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J. Robert Beck, MD

  • Senior Vice President
  • Deputy Director
  • Chief Academic Officer
  • Chief Administrative Officer
  • Chief Medical Officer
  • H.O. West and J.R. Wike Chair in Cancer Research

Dr. J. Robert Beck supervises the Office of Academic Programs, the Office of Corporate Partnerships, and the Institutional Review Board, as well as a number of core research facilities and information technology. He also chairs the Center's long-term strategic space planning.

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Jeff Boyd, PhD

Jeff Boyd
  • Senior Vice President, Molecular Medicine
  • Robert C. Young, MD, Chair in Cancer Research
  • Executive Director, Cancer Genome Institute
  • Chief, Division of Molecular Pathology
  • Professor, Cancer Biology Program

Fox Chase's expanding involvement in molecular medicine and cancer genome research is finding new applications for patient care.

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Michael J. Burton

Michael J. Burton
  • Senior Vice President
  • Chief Development Officer

As senior vice president and chief development officer, Mr. Burton works closely with senior leadership, physicians, and faculty members to design and execute the strategic plan for the growth of the Center’s philanthropic programs.

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Jonathan Chernoff, MD, PhD

Jon Chernoff, Md, PhD
  • Senior Vice President
  • Chief Scientific Officer
  • Stanley P. Reimann Chair in Oncology Research

Dr. Chernoff brings a wealth of institutional experience, a broad range of scientific expertise, and strong leadership skills in all aspects of operational and strategic decision-making.  In recognition of his national reputation in molecular oncology and biochemistry, Dr. Chernoff also holds the Stanley P. Reimann Chair in Oncology.

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Anne Jadwin, RN, MSN, AOCN, NE-BC

  • Vice President of Nursing
  • Chief Nursing Officer

Anne Jadwin, RN, MSN, AOCN, NE-BC, provides administrative oversight of inpatient and ambulatory care nursing departments.

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Mark L. Sobczak, MD

  • Chief Network Officer
  • Associate Medical Director
  • Vice President

The Partners program promotes timely translation of research findings to ensure patients have access to the latest advances in cancer care and treatment.

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