Dr. Nancy E. Davidson is director of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and an internationally recognized physician-scientist in cancer biology and treatment, especially in the field of breast cancer. She also serves as the Hillman Professor of Oncology, and associate vice chancellor for cancer research at the University of Pittsburgh. A graduate of Wellesley College and Harvard Medical School, she previously was the breast cancer research professor of oncology and founding director of the breast cancer program at Johns Hopkins University. She is a member of the scientific advisory boards for many foundations and cancer centers. A member of the National Academy of Medicine, she is a past president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and current president of the American Association for Cancer Research.