• National Cancer Institute
  • National Human Genome Research Institute

Ethics, Law and Policy Group Biographies

External Members' Biographies

William P. Bro
Mr. Bro is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Kidney Cancer Association, Chicago, Ill., a global voluntary health organization. Mr. Bro is a member of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Director’s Consumer Liaison Group (DCLG), Cancer Leadership Council, National Health Council and National Coalition for Cancer Research. He also serves as a director of Friends of Cancer Research and holds a seat on the Kidney Health Council of the American Urological Association.

Lynn G. Dressler, Dr.P.H.
Dr. Dressler is an Assistant Professor in the Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, and serves as Associate Director of Ethics and Policy in the Institute of Pharmacogenomics and Individualized Therapy at University of North Carolina (UNC), Chapel Hill, N.C. Dr. Dressler is currently the principle investigator of UNC’s Center of Excellence in Ethical, Legal and Social Implications Research, supported by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI).

Chanita Hughes-Halbert, Ph.D.
Dr. Hughes-Halbert is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Director of the Community and Minority Cancer Control Program at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa. Currently, she is a principal investigator of the NCI-funded West Philadelphia Consortium to Address Disparities; co-principal investigator of the NCI-funded Penn Center for Population Health and Health Disparities; and principal investigator for a project on Determinants of Ethnic Differences in Quality of Life within the Penn Center for Population Health.