ChicagoCHEC Role: Outreach Core Co-Leader
Organization: Northwestern University
June McKoy is Director of Geriatric Oncology at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center and holds joint appointments as an Associate Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Preventive Medicine. She is the co-founder of the Senior Oncology Outcomes Advocacy and Research (SOAR) program at Lurie to address the disparate cancer burden borne by older individuals and their overall exclusion from cutting edge clinical cancer research and clinical trials. She has worked as a member of the Senior Adult Oncology Panel of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network to develop guidelines aimed at improving care and outcomes for older individuals. June is a strong advocate for the rule of law and the application of the law to protect human rights and advance social justice. She holds multiple degrees, including a MD from Southern Illinois University Medical School, MPH (with Delta Omega Honors) from University of Illinois Chicago, JD from Depaul University College of Law, a LLM (with honors) from Northwestern Law School, and a MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.