Prospectus Premiere 2018 Speaker: Candace Johnson, President & CEO, Wallace Family Chair in Translational Research and Professor of Oncology in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Candace S. Johnson, PhD, is President & CEO, Wallace Family Chair in Translational Research and Professor of Oncology in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in Upstate New York.
Founded in 1898, the Institute provides care to approximately 34,000 patients annually and employs more than 3,200 dedicated team members driven by the mission to understand, prevent and cure cancer.
The first female CEO of Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Dr. Johnson has reenergized Roswell Park. She’s a passionate, fearless leader who relentlessly pursues cancer cures and inspires her team to do the same.
Under Dr. Johnson’s strategic vision, Roswell Park is focused on bringing the very best physicians and scientists from around the world to Western New York. Her leadership style is effective and results-oriented, which can be seen in the groundbreaking innovations and compassionate patient care delivered by the Roswell Park team.