SIO's committees and task forces 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. Committees and task forces also 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.


Clinical Practice Committee Co-Chairs

Judith Fouladbakhsh, PhD, RN, Oakland University

Santosh Rao, MD, Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center

2018 Conference Planning Committee Co-Chairs

Santosh Rao, MD, Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center

Ting Bao, MD, DABMA, MS, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Research Committee Co-Chairs

Linda Carlson, PhD, R. Psych, University of Calgary

Eugene Ahn, MD, Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Communications Committee Chair

Linda Carlson, PhD, R. Psych, University of Calgary



Patient Advocacy Chair

Betsy Glosik, Destination Hope

Educational Competencies Co-Chairs

Claudia Witt, MD, MBA, University of Zurich

Gary Deng, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Global Development Chair

Marie Polley, PhD, University of Westminster

Membership Development Chair

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

Special Interest Groups - Development, Co-Chairs

Peiying Yang, PhD, MS, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Katherine Taromina, MS, LAc. Columbia University Medical Center



Pediatric Oncology Co-Chairs

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

Katherine Taromina, MS, LAc, Columbia University Medical Center

OB/GYN - Oncology Chair

Shruti Jolly, MD, University of Michigan Health System