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MEDIA CONTACTS

Chris Davis

Primary Contact
Chris Davis

Media Relations Manager

202-742-1895
cdavis@lungcanceralliance.org

   
Gabby Geier

Secondary Contact
Gabby Geier

Communications Manager

202-742-1897

ggeier@lungcanceralliance.org

 

SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS

Jennifer King

Director of Science and Research
Jennifer King, Ph. D

Key Focus Areas: Clinical Research, New Discoveries, Clinical Trials, Big Data

Relevant Affiliations: 
Board of Directors, SHARE For Cures
Steering Committee, Big Data for Patients, Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA
Molecular Tumor Board Member, TAPUR Clinical Trial, American Society of Clinical Oncology 

Invited Speaker, “Speeding Up the Pace of Medical Research Using Patient-Provided Data” Panel, Health Datapalooza May 2016

Jennifer King joined LCA in 2015 as the Director of Science and Research to lead the scientific and research strategies in support of LCA’s mission. She is a cancer research scientist who has seven years of experience in the nonprofit sector after leaving the laboratory. Before coming to LCA, she was the Director of Data Governance for a learning healthcare system in oncology and the Associate Director and Scientific Reviewer for the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO. As a researcher, she worked at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCLA. Jennifer received a PhD in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BS from Duke University.

 

LUNG CANCER FACTS

Total Deaths

Americans diagnosed with lung cancer

Snapshot

Snapshot of people with lung cancer

Federal Funding

Federal funding for lung cancer

Federal Funding

Five year survival rate

Impact

The impact of lung cancer

 

 

BOILERPLATE

About Lung Cancer Alliance:

Lung Cancer Alliance (LCA), the highest rated lung cancer charity in the country, is committed to saving lives and accelerating research and policy while empowering people living with or at risk for lung cancer. LCA provides live, professional support, referral and information services to patients, their loved ones and those at risk for lung cancer; conducts national awareness campaigns attacking the stigma of the disease, spreading the word about risk and screening and educating those diagnosed about options and where to go for help; and advocates for multiple millions in public health dollars for lung cancer research.