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.
Dr. Edelman chairs Lung Cancer Foundation of America’s Scientific Advisory Board. As the chair, Dr. Edelman represents the Scientific Advisory Board at meetings of the Board of Directors.
Edelman’s achievements in oncology in…Read More
Dr. Figlin is a Senior Investigator in Translational Research with more than 25 years of expertise in designing and conducting clinical trials in lung and kidney cancer. He is the Associate Director of the Academic Development Program and Di…Read More
Marta Kauffman, creator of the Netflix comedy series “Grace and Frankie” also co-created and executive produced the Emmy Award-winning series “Friends.”
Previously, Kauffman co-created and served as executive producer …Read More
David Levinson is the Founder and Executive Director of Big Sunday. On Big Sunday Weekends, more than 50,000 volunteers of all ages worked together at more than 500 different nonprofit sites in 69 different towns and cities throughout Southe…Read More
Dr. Susan Mandel is an Internal Medicine physician in private practice in Beverly Hills and is on the medical staff of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She is an Associate Clinical Professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.Read More
A registered nurse and mother of three daughters, Lori was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer in September, 2001, at age 42. Nobody suspected lung cancer because Lori had quit smoking at age 28. While the diagnosis was shocking and devastat…Read More
A successful management consultant working with corporations and executives to improve their bottom line, Kim entered the world of lung cancer when Roy, her 45-year-old husband, was diagnosed with stage IV lung ca…Read More
An attorney and lung cancer survivor, David was diagnosed 22 years after he quit smoking and a little over one year after he climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro. He underwent surgery for removal of two lobes of his right lung. Like many people, after hi…Read More
Carolyn has been a resident of California since 1982, relocating from Milwaukee, WI. She developed her sales and marketing career in the technology industry and has more than 30 years of experience in sales development and execution, commerc…Read More
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