Faculty in the Media

The word Community might as well be Shayla Scarlett’s middle name (it’s actually Jelane’). Since grade school, GW Cancer Center’s Assistant Director for Community Outreach,Engagement, and Equity has been building relationships in her globe-spanning communities through outreach and activism, coupled…
Cutaneous oncologist Vishal Patel sees the world from very different planes: with an interest in global health, he has a big-picture view of the impacts of skin cancer, and as a renowned Mohs micrographic surgeon, his perspective is very granular. In between, he’s a husband and dad who loves great…
Lizie Sweeney has brains on the brain. More specifically, she has glioblastoma, a very aggressive form of brain cancer, at the front of her thoughts. As an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, she’s on a team researching novel therapies to treat…
Sherrie Flynt Wallington teaches GW School of Nursing students about health disparities. While many of them learn about healthcare inequities in the classroom, Sherrie learned about them first-hand in rural North Carolina, where she grew up.
NRG Oncology, a National Cancer Institute (NCI) National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) group focused on improving outcomes for adults with cancer through multi-center clinical research, recently announced the appointment of Julie Bauman, MD, MPH as the new Chair of the organization’s Cancer…
Alexi Kiss is a familiar face in the labs at the GW Cancer Center. He’s filled various roles, in which he has co-mentored dozens of undergrad, graduate, and medical students, as well as pre-doctoral research fellows.
Amarendra Neppalli, MD, GW Cancer Center’s Chief of Plasma Cell Disorders and Director of Transplant and Cellular Therapy is a builder at heart. Whether it’s building trust with his patients, the Cancer Center’s bone marrow transplant and cellular therapy programs, or a play structure for his young…