About Us

Board of Directors

Lung Cancer Foundation of America Board of Directors are doctors, lung cancer survivors, advocates and loved ones. Their career paths span wide ranging fields: medicine, law, corporate management, philanthropy and entertainment.

What brings them together is their deep and personal understanding of the realities of a lung cancer diagnosis and the very real need to increase funding for lung cancer research.


    Trish Coury

    President of Lakeview Village Corporation and Jabbel Holdings LLC


    Dr. Martin Edelman, MD

    Chair: Lung Cancer Foundation of America Scientific Advisory Board

    Fox Chase Cancer Center: Chair, Department of Hematology/Oncology

    Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology Deputy Cancer Center Director for Clinical Research


    Robert A. Figlin, MD, FACP

    Steven Spielberg Family Chair in Hematology Oncology

    Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Director

    Division of Hematology Oncology Deputy Director Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute Cedars-Sinai Medical Center


    Marta Kauffman

    Co-Creator and Executive Producer of the Netflix comedy series "Grace and Frankie" and the Emmy award winning series "Friends."


    David T. Levinson

    Founder/Executive Director – Big Sunday


    Susan A. Mandel, MD

    Physician, Internal Medicine; Associate Clinical Professor at the David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine


    Kim Norris

    Founder/President – Lung Cancer Foundation of America


    Michelle Sayer

    General Counsel and Seasoned In-house Counsel


    Carolyn Zainer

    Founder and Owner of CAZ Designs, Inc


    David Sturges


    Founder/Treasurer – Lung Cancer Foundation of America


    Lori Monroe

    In Memoriam

    Founder – Lung Cancer Foundation of America 1958 – 2013