February 5, 2015

Cheryl Taylore Lee named to American Cancer Society Lakeshore Division Board

OCPD Director welcomes opportunity to engage with ACS on efforts in surviorship, advocacy, and education

OCPD Director, Cheryl Taylore Lee, M.D., has joined the Lakeshore Division board of the American Cancer Society. Lee is the Robert H. and Eva M. Moyad Professor of Urology and director of the Medical School Office of Continuous Professional Development. As a member of the Lakeshore board, Lee will provide critical leadership and support for mission and fundraising activities, helping the Society save lives and create more birthdays.

“Cheryl is a passionate advocate who is extremely dedicated to finishing the fight against cancer,” said Nancy Yaw, executive vice president and division operating officer, Lakeshore Division, American Cancer Society. “We welcome Cheryl’s support of our mission, and the important role she will serve to help broaden outreach and strengthen relationships across the states of Illinois, Indiana and Michigan.”

Lee is dedicated to improving the care of bladder cancer patients through advocacy, education and research. She has served the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network as the president of the Scientific Advisory Board, as a current member of its Board of Directors, and as vice chairman, chairman, and past-chairman of the Bladder Cancer Think Tank.  Lee’s main research interest is the improvement of quality of life and surgical outcomes for bladder cancer patients. Being patient-centric, she has welcomed opportunities to engage with ACS on its priority efforts in survivorship, advocacy and education.

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