GMaP Regional Coordination

MUSC Hollings Cancer Center

Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC

The mission of Hollings Cancer Center is to reduce the cancer burden in South Carolina through the highest quality care, innovative research, outstanding professional education, and statewide cancer prevention programs with a focus on reaching underserved populations.

Dr. Chanita Hughes-Halbert 

Chanita Hughes-Halbert, Ph.D.

Site Leader
Hollings Cancer Center

Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

University of North Carolina | Chapel Hill, NC

The mission of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center is to understand the causes of cancer at both the genetic and environmental level, to conduct groundbreaking research, and to translate that research into innovative treatment and prevention measures.

Stephanie Wheeler 

Stephanie Wheeler, Ph.D.

Project Director
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Anissa Vines 

Anissa Vines, Ph.D.

Regional Coordinating Co-Director
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Vanderbilt University | Nashville, TN

The mission of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center is to alleviate cancer death and suffering through pioneering research; innovative, patient-centered care; and evidence-based prevention, education, and community activities.

Tuya Pal 

Tuya Pal, M.D.

Site Leader
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is responsible for the strategic oversight of Region 1-South. The Steering Committee will promote and expand the capacity for cancer health disparities research, education and training, and community outreach and dissemination, direct priority of regional activities, ensure information dissemination and professional development efforts are executed, and establish and monitor metrics for success.

Veronica Carlisle (NC)

Marvella Elizabeth Ford (SC)

Lucy Gansauer (SC)

Derek Griffith (TN)

Chanita Hughes-Halbert (SC)

Anissa Vines (NC)

Stephanie Wheeler (NC)

Tuya Pal (TN)

Jennifer Erves (TN)

Antonio Baines (NC)

Nadine Barrett (NC)

Kathryn E. Weaver (NC)