Cancer Center Administration ABSTRACT Under the direction of Steven T. Rosen, MD, the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center (COHCCC) has continued to enhance its administrative team and its functionality through process improvements, staff restructuring, and growth. Associate Director for Administration Matthew Ruchin, MBA oversees COHCCC Administration and sets administrative priorities to facilitate the strategic advancement of collaborative cancer related research. COHCCC Administration assists the Director, Senior Leadership, Program Leadership, Shared Resource Directors, and Members in fulfilling the mission of COHCCC by offering highly effective administrative management, program planning, and centralized services. The administrative unit supports faculty and staff involved with the CCSG and its related activities, recipients of COHCCC pilot grants, and philanthropic funds. Administration continues to seek guidance from internal and external advisors and act strategically to position itself for growth. Administration's specific duties include: 1. Support the advancement of COHCCC's strategic vision through the implementation of the 2014?2019 COHCCC Strategic Plan and integrate recommendations from advisory boards 2. Assure compliance with CCSG reporting requirements and federal regulations 3. Support a fiscally sound organization through the management all funds and accounts 4. Support recruitment efforts for new COHCCC faculty and leaders in close coordination with the Beckman Research Institute and the City of Hope National Medical Center 5. To coordinate internal and external funding opportunities in support of the cultivation of novel research ideas 6. Management and evaluation of Cancer Center Membership 7. Coordination of information technology required for internal and external data reporting 8. Provide relevant data to COHCCC's Senior Leadership team to support appropriate decision making 9. Communicate with COHCCC members on all activities, funding opportunities, and strategies 10. Provide administrative planning to promote and facilitate scientific collaborations and interactions 11. Provide fiscal control and management of Cancer Center accounts ensuring compliance with all COH institutional policies and federal requirements 12. Provide oversight, logistics support and documentation of senior leadership Committees, retreats and programmatic meetings Recent accomplishments of the Administration Team include successful restructure of membership and completion of a new strategic plan. Funding is requested to cover a portion of the salary for these efforts and to cover a portion of the costs for the Cancer Center seminar series.

National Institute of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
Application #
Study Section
Subcommittee I - Transistion to Independence (NCI)
Program Officer
Roberson, Sonya
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
Fiscal Year
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Beckman Research Institute/City of Hope
United States
Zip Code
Smith, Laura J; Wright, Jason; Clark, Gabriella et al. (2018) Stem cell-derived clade F AAVs mediate high-efficiency homologous recombination-based genome editing. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 115:E7379-E7388
Leung, Amy; Trac, Candi; Kato, Hiroyuki et al. (2018) LTRs activated by Epstein-Barr virus-induced transformation of B cells alter the transcriptome. Genome Res 28:1791-1798
Tobin, Steven J; Wakefield, Devin L; Jones, Veronica et al. (2018) Single molecule localization microscopy coupled with touch preparation for the quantification of trastuzumab-bound HER2. Sci Rep 8:15154
Chin, Andrew R; Yan, Wei; Cao, Minghui et al. (2018) Polarized Secretion of Extracellular Vesicles by Mammary Epithelia. J Mammary Gland Biol Neoplasia 23:165-176
Pal, Sumanta K; He, Miaoling; Chen, Lin et al. (2018) Synaptophysin expression on circulating tumor cells in patients with castration resistant prostate cancer undergoing treatment with abiraterone acetate or enzalutamide. Urol Oncol 36:162.e1-162.e6
Li, Li; Tian, E; Chen, Xianwei et al. (2018) GFAP Mutations in Astrocytes Impair Oligodendrocyte Progenitor Proliferation and Myelination in an hiPSC Model of Alexander Disease. Cell Stem Cell 23:239-251.e6
Gong, Jun; Salgia, Ravi (2018) Managing Patients With Relapsed Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Oncol Pract 14:359-366
Chen, Robert W; Palmer, Joycelynne M; Tomassetti, Sarah et al. (2018) Multi-center phase II trial of bortezomib and rituximab maintenance combination therapy in patients with mantle cell lymphoma after consolidative autologous stem cell transplantation. J Hematol Oncol 11:87
Romsdahl, Jillian; Blachowicz, Adriana; Chiang, Abby J et al. (2018) Characterization of Aspergillus niger Isolated from the International Space Station. mSystems 3:
Sen, Subha; He, Zhiheng; Ghosh, Shubhamoy et al. (2018) PRMT1 Plays a Critical Role in Th17 Differentiation by Regulating Reciprocal Recruitment of STAT3 and STAT5. J Immunol 201:440-450

Showing the most recent 10 out of 1396 publications