As Administrative Director at Northwestern University's Lurie Cancer Center, Shaan works closely with the Associate Director in the development and implementation of all OEMH initiatives. He coordinates the efforts of faculty and staff in the Lurie Cancer Center that address cancer disparities, including: research pertinent to cancer in minority and medically underserved populations; education and training of minority students; community engagement and partnerships; and advancing awareness of the benefits of cancer research and care to minority populations. Shaan brings more than 17 years' of experience working with minority and medically underserved populations and has broad knowledge of urban public health campaign development and implementation, public policy and advocacy, and strategic planning. Prior to joining the Lurie Cancer Center's senior staff, he worked for the American Cancer Society - Chicago Region and the Chicago Department of Public Health.
Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University