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George A. Fisher, Jr.

Colleen Haas Chair at Stanford University - School of Medicine
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George A. Fisher, Jr.

Colleen Haas Chair at Stanford University - School of Medicine

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President & Director at American Cancer Society California Division, Inc.

President of the Division at American Cancer Society California Division, Inc.

President at Oncology Therapies of Vista, Inc.

Director, Stanford Cancer Institute at Stanford University - School of Medicine

President & Chief Executive Officer at Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Director, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy at Stanford School of Medicine at Stanford University - School of Medicine

Member Emeritus, Scientific & Medical Advisory Board at Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Director, Cancer Center at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Interim Director of Pathology, Pathology Department at Johns Hopkins University - School of Medicine

Member Emeritus, Scientific & Medical Advisory Board at Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
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Educational Background

MD in Medicine 
Class of 1987 
A LEADER IN THE BIOMEDICAL REVOLUTION, Stanford Medicine has a long tradition of leadership in pioneering research, creative teaching protocols and effective clinical therapies. Our close proximity to the resources of the university—including the Schools of Business, Law, Humanities and Sciences and Engineering—our seamless relationship with our affiliated adult and children’s hospitals and our ongoing associations with the entrepreneurial endeavors of Silicon Valley make us uniquely positioned to accelerate the pace at which new knowledge is turned into tangible health benefits.
PhD in Cancer Biology 
Class of 1987 
Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

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Career History

Colleen Haas Chair
Current
A LEADER IN THE BIOMEDICAL REVOLUTION, Stanford Medicine has a long tradition of leadership in pioneering research, creative teaching protocols and effective clinical therapies. Our close proximity to the resources of the university—including the Schools of Business, Law, Humanities and Sciences and Engineering—our seamless relationship with our affiliated adult and children’s hospitals and our ongoing associations with the entrepreneurial endeavors of Silicon Valley make us uniquely positioned to accelerate the pace at which new knowledge is turned into tangible health benefits.
Director, Cancer Clinical Trials Office
2004 - 2013
Fellow in Medical Oncology
Prior - 1993
Stanford University Medical Center provided healthcare services. The firm offered patient care and the treatment in areas such as cardiac care, cancer treatment, neurosciences, surgery and organ transplants. The company was headquartered in Stanford, CA.
President of the Division
Prior
The American Cancer Society, California Division, Inc., is led by an unpaid volunteer Board of Directors, comprised of community leaders, health care professionals, survivors and concerned citizens. The company employs more than 160 thousand volunteers each year throughout the state to conduct programs in partnership with professional staff.Each year it conducts both internal and external audits to ensure that they are stewarding donors dollars in the most cost-effective way possible.Year after year, surveys conducted by credible polling agencies clearly indicate that the American Cancer Society is the most trusted organization of its kind in the country.

Boards & Committees

Non-Profit Boards ▾
Member, Scientific & Medical Advisory Board
2012 - Current
TO ADVANCE RESEARCH, SUPPORT PATIENTS, AND CREATE HOPE FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE PANCREATIC CANCER.
President
Prior
The American Cancer Society, California Division, Inc., is led by an unpaid volunteer Board of Directors, comprised of community leaders, health care professionals, survivors and concerned citizens. The company employs more than 160 thousand volunteers each year throughout the state to conduct programs in partnership with professional staff.Each year it conducts both internal and external audits to ensure that they are stewarding donors dollars in the most cost-effective way possible.Year after year, surveys conducted by credible polling agencies clearly indicate that the American Cancer Society is the most trusted organization of its kind in the country.
Co-Chair, Scientific Advisory Board
2012 - ?
The mission of the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation is to fund research to discover cures and more effective treatments for carcinoid, pancreatic, and related neuroendocrine cancers.To achieve rapid discovery of cures, the NET Research Foundation directs its donations to fund breakthrough scientific research of neuroendocrine cancers. Since its inception, the NET Research Foundation has awarded over $12 million in large-scale, multi-year research grants to leading scientists at renowned research institutions, and has funded research at 7 of the top 10 U.S. cancer centers.The NET Research Foundation is committed to improving the lives of patients, families, and caregivers affected by neuroendocrine cancer by providing information and educational resources. We currently run four Neuroendocrine Tumor Patient & Caregiver Educational Conferences annually, which serve to provide the latest information on research and treatment options, while also connecting patients and caregivers with doctors, researchers, and one another. Our website offers a searchable doctor database, listings of all relevant organizations and support groups, information on our latest research projects, and a number of resources to help those who are affected by neuroendocrine cancers.
Member, Executive Committee
2011 - ?
To improve neuroendocrine tumor disease management through increased research and educational opportunities.

Events

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2012 Milken Institute Global Conference
Through a unique international agenda and some of the smartest speakers on the planet, the Milken Institute Global Conference tackles the world’s most difficult challenges in an array of fields - from finance and philanthropy, to the environment and education, to government and health.

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