Overall Leadership


Christina Ciecierski

Northeastern Illinois University

Joe Feinglass

Northwestern University

Lidia Filus

Northeastern Illinois University

Marian Fitzgibbon

University of Illinois at Chicago

Masahito Jimbo

University of Illinois at Chicago

Melissa Simon

Northwestern University

Core Leadership & Project Faculty

(See Organizational Chart)


Tracy Luedke

Northeastern Illinois University

Jeanine Ntihirageza

Northeastern Illinois University

Keith Naylor

University of Illinois at Chicago

Lisa Tussing-Humphreys

University of Illinois at Chicago

Aida Giachello

Northwestern University

June McKoy

Northwestern University

Job Ngwe

Northeastern Illinois University

Joseph Hibdon

Northeastern Illinois University

Timothy Johnson

University of Illinois at Chicago

Yamilé Molina

University of Illinois at Chicago

Kristi Holmes

Northwestern University

Brian Hitsman

Northwestern University

Adam Murphy

Northwestern University

Nabil Kahouadji

Northeastern Illinois University

Jing Su

Northeastern Illinois University

Paul Grippo

University of Illinois at Chicago

Sage Kim

University of Illinois at Chicago

Jonathan Moreira

Northwestern University

Betina Yanez

Northwestern University

Research & Support Staff


Maggie Nava

Northwestern University

Rabih Dahdouh

Northwestern University

Nihmotallahi Ayomipo Adebayo

Northwestern University

Joeli Brinkman

Northeastern Illinois University

Alicia Kholamian

Northeastern Illinois University

Jennifer Parsons

University of Illinois Cancer Center

Oluwaseyi (Samuel) Adeleke

University of Illinois Cancer Center

Melissa Martinez

University of Illinois Cancer Center

Mohammed Elshareif

University of Illinois Cancer Center