Advisory Boards

The CCF Advisory Boards consist of key opinion leaders, scientists, clinicians and healthcare providers who are active in the education, treatment, clinical and basic research of cholangiocarcinoma and are committed to furthering the CCF mission. Advisory Board members serve to guide the CCF with a diversity of perspectives, providing assistance and insight into the vision and mission of the CCF from a medical/scientific perspective. In addition, the Advisory Boards provide guidance on strategic medical and scientific direction for the Executive Board of Directors.

Chair, Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa, MD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Vice Chair, Juan Valle, MB ChB MSc FRCP

University of Manchester (Institute of Cancer Studies)
Manchester, United Kingdom

Chair, Alan P. Venook, MD

University of California
San Francisco, California


Dr. Milind Javle

Vice Chair, Milind Javle, MD

MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Chair, Nabeel Bardeesy, PhD

Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center
Boston, Massachusetts


Vice Chair, Ben Stanger, MD, PhD

University of Pennsylvania
Philadephia, Pennsylvania

Susan Acquisto

Chair, Susan Acquisto, DNP,R.N.,NEA-BC

The Bili Project Foundation
Burbank, California

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