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40 Under 40 in Cancer is an awards initiative to identify and recognize the contributions being made across the field of cancer by rising stars and emerging leaders under the age of 40 years. Finalists and awardees will be selected by a panel of reviewers from across diverse roles in oncology.



The members of the 2022 40 Under 40 in Cancer class were selected by a panel of judges and include the following:


  • Abdul Rafeh Naqash, MD | Stephenson Cancer Center at the University of Oklahoma

  • Alexander Quesenberry, PharmD, BCOP | Baptist Cancer Center

  • Ali Pritchett, RD, CSO, LD | Montgomery Cancer Center

  • Alina Markova, MD, FAAD | Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

  • Alique Topalian, PhD, MPH | University of Cincinnati

  • Allison Betof Warner, MD, PhD | Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

  • Alyssa A. Grissom, MSN, APN, AGCNS, AOCNS | University of Pennsylvania

  • Amanda Perdue, MEd, BSc, PSY | Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition (DBCC)

  • Amy Cruickshank, DO | Cure 4 The Kids Foundation

  • Andrew J. McKenzie, PhD | Sarah Cannon Research Institute

  • Babak Baseri, MD, MS | The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation

  • Bhav Jain, BS | MIT

  • Brian Nwokorie, PharmD, RPh | Sanofi

  • C. Brooke Adams, PharmD, BCOP | UF Health Shands Hospital

  • Charlene Stein, BSN, RN, OCN | UT Southwestern Medical Center

  • Christopher Eliff, MHA | Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute

  • Danielle E. Nelson, MHSA | Henry Ford Health System

  • Dipti Shah, PharmD, CSP | CVS Specialty

  • Emeline Aviki, MD, MBA, FACOG | Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

  • Erika Klump, MS | Premier, Inc. 

  • Eve Segal, PharmD, BCOP | Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/University of Washington Medical Center

  • Gevorg Tamamyan, MD, MSc, DSc | Pediatric Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Armenia

  • Hailey Marie Harris | Jasper Health

  • Haley Tolbert, MHA | Moffitt Cancer Center

  • Jennifer Gao, MD | FDA

  • Jill M. Drury, PharmD, MBA | AbbVie

  • Julia Elizabeth Morton | Flatiron Health

  • Kelly A. Hofstra, RN, BSN, OCN, BMTCN | St. Luke's Cancer Institute

  • Lindsay Bealor Greenleaf, JD, MBA | ADVI Health, LLC

  • Lucas Baumgart | Pfizer

  • Madison McMahon Ward, MPH | Triage Cancer

  • Marcus Tad Autry, PharmD, BCOP | OU Health Stephenson Cancer

  • Maurice Alexander, PharmD, BCOP | University of North Carolina Medical Center

  • Michael J. Grant, MD | Yale Cancer Center

  • Ngozi Faustina Agwai | RFCA (Run For a Cure Africa)

  • Nikki Uyehara, PharmD | Kaiser Permanente

  • Porscha Johnson, PharmD | Northside Hospital/Northside Hospital Cancer Institute

  • Ravi B. Parikh, MD, MPP, FACP | University of Pennsylvania

  • Rebecca L. Stephens, BS, MBA, CMPE, CSSGB, CTR, FACE | Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center – University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

  • Rebecca Myers, PharmD, BCOP | Rush University Medical Center

  • Shannon Hough, PharmD, BCOP | McKesson and the US Oncology Network

  • Sungwon Lim | Imprimed Inc.

  • Truc Phan, MD, MSc | Vinmec Times City International Hospital

  • Vincent The-Luc Ma | University of Wisconsin Hospital

  • Zahra Mahmoudjafari, PharmD, BCOP | The University of Kansas Health System


Congratulations to all of the nominees and awardees!

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