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Chen-Huang Center Team

  • Pasi Janne, MD, PhD, and Cathleen Power, MSN, APRN-BC

    Pasi Jänne, MD, PhD, and Cathleen Power, MSN, APRN-BC

  • Leadership

    Pasi A. Jänne, MD, PhD
    Director, Chen-Huang Center for EGFR-Mutant Lung Cancers
    Director, Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology
    Director, Belfer Center for Applied Cancer Science

    Pasi Jänne, MD, PhD, received his MD and PhD degrees from the University of Pennsylvania in 1996. He completed postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital and in Medical Oncology at Dana-Farber in 2001.

    Jänne's main research interests include studying the therapeutic relevance of oncogenic alterations in lung cancer. He was one of the co-discoverers of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations, and has led the development of therapeutic strategies for patients with EGFR-mutant lung cancer.

    Cathleen Power, MSN, APRN-BC
    Nurse Practitioner, Chen-Huang Center for EGFR-Mutant Lung Cancers

    Cathleen Power, MSN, APRN-BC, received a bachelor's degree in the science of nursing from Georgetown University in 1998. She received a master's degree in Adult Primary Care from Simmons College in 2008. She has worked as an oncology nurse since 1998 in various settings. She has been practicing as a nurse practitioner in the Thoracic Oncology Program at Dana-Farber since 2009.

    Icandace Woods
    Program Manager, Chen-Huang Center for EGFR-Mutant Lung Cancers

    Icandace Woods

    Icandace Woods graduated from Lesley University and earned her bachelor's degree in Human Services with a specialization in Social Work. She has been working in health care for over 16 years and is very passionate about making a difference in the lives of others and impacting the community.

    Woods recently returned to the Institute after having worked in several Dana-Farber roles, including Program Coordinator for the Young & Strong Program and Team Lead for the Clinical Administrative Supportive Specialists in the Jimmy Fund Clinic, having attained several placements through Dana-Farber's Workforce Development Program that provides hands-on training to inner city students. During Woods' three years away from Dana-Farber, she held management positions at both Boston Medical Center and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

    Molecular Pathology

    Lynette Sholl, MD


    Mizuki Nishino, MD, MPH

    Supportive Oncology Care Team

    Michelle Jacobo, PhD
    Director of Psychology Services

    Kate Lally, MD
    Clinical Director of Ambulatory Palliative Care

    Longwood Clinical Social Workers
    • Suzanne Welsh Lobacki, LICSW
    • Ashley Fermin Boyd, LICSW
    • Sydney Appelbaum, LCSW
    Chestnut Hill Clinical Social Workers
    • Sarah Blomstedt, LICSW
    • Cristina Turner, LICSW