SIO's committees, task forces and special interest groups (SIGs) are engaged in developing educational programs, publications and other resources to further integrative oncology, as well as advance the organization's operations, membership and communications. These entities provide opportunities for SIO members to interact and share their experience in the development of these initiatives. Members are invited to contact if interested in seeking appointment to a particular committee or task force, or in joining a special interest group. Not a member yet? JOIN TODAY and get involved in one of SIO's committees, SIGs or task forces. 


Clinical Practice Committee Co-Chairs

Judith Lacey, MBBS, FRACGP, FAChPM, Chris O'Brien Lifehouse 

Gabriel Lopez, MD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee Co-Chairs

Heather Greenlee, ND, PhD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 

Debu Tripathy, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Suzanna Zick, ND, MPH, University of Michigan Health System


2020 Conference Planning Committee Co-Chairs

Jun Mao, MD, MSCE, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Channing Paller, MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Linda Carlson, PhD, RPsych, Uinversity of Calgary


Research Committee Co-Chairs

Viraj Master, MD, Emory Healthcare

Xin Shelley Wang, MD, The University of Texas, MD Anderson


Communications Committee Co-Chairs

Eugene Ahn, MD, 
Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Sheila Garland, PhD
Memorial University of Newfoundland


Patient Advocacy Chair

Betsy Glosik, BS, Destination Hope



Educational Competencies Co-Chairs

Claudia Witt, MD, MBA, University of Zurich

Gary Deng, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


Membership Reform Chair

Jun J Mao, MD, MSCE, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Membership Development Chair

Chasse Bailey-Dorton, MD, MSPH, Levine Cancer Institute, Carolinas Healthcare System


Special Interest Group Development Chair

Peiying Yang, PhD, MS, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Jennifer Ligibel, MD, Dana Farber Cancer Institute






Jennifer A. Stone, LAc (Chair), East West Acupuncture

Weidong Lu, MB, PhD, MPH (Vice Chair), Dana-Farber Cancer Institute


Pediatric Oncology Chair

Tracey F. Jubelirer, MD, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


Yoga Co-Chairs

Leigh Leibel, MSc, C-IAYT, ACSM-CET, Columbia University Medical Center

Raghavendra Rao, PhD, Healthcare Global  


Program Manager Co-Chairs

Eva Pendleton, MA, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Shelley White, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, PhD, Huntsman Cancer Hospital and Clinics, University of Utah