Britain W. Nicholson, MD
Senior Vice President for Development, Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr. Britain Nicholson received his medical degree at Duke University in 1976. He completed his medical internship at Duke University Medical Center in 1977 and his residency training in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1980. From 1980-1982, Dr. Nicholson was a Kaiser Fellow in General Internal Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He joined the Mass General professional staff in 1982 as director, Medical Walk-in Unit, holding that position until 1992. Subsequent Mass General appointments include associate chief of General Internal Medicine 1987-1990, associate chief, Department of Medicine 1990-1994, and assistant general director, Primary Care Development 1993-1994. In 1994, Dr. Nicholson was named director of Primary Care. In 1997 he was appointed as senior vice president, Primary Care and chief medical officer. While continuing in his role as chief medical officer (1997-2016), he also served as senior vice president, Department of Medicine from 2010-2015. In June 2016 Dr. Nicholson was named as the senior vice president for Development at Mass General.
David F. M. Brown, MD
President, Massachusetts General Hospital
David F. M. Brown, MD is President of Massachusetts General Hospital, Executive Vice President of Mass General Brigham, and the Mass General Trustees Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Prior to becoming President of Mass General, Dr. Brown served as Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital from 2013 to 2021 and as interim President and CEO of Cooley Dickinson Health Care in 2021.
Dr. Brown is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Princeton University and received his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, where he was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. He trained at Massachusetts General Hospital and is a diplomate of both the American Board of Emergency Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Academy of Emergency Medicine.
An accomplished clinician, scholar, teacher, mentor and administrator, Dr. Brown is the author of more than 250 peer-reviewed articles, reviews, and chapters, has written two popular textbooks related to cardiovascular emergencies, and served as the inaugural editor-in-chief of the textbook Scientific American: Emergency Medicine. He has been recognized by trainees and peers with multiple local, national, and international teaching and mentorship awards.
Dejan Juric, MD
Director, the Henri and Belinda Termeer Center for Targeted Therapies
Dr. Dejan Juric is director of the Termeer Center for Targeted Therapies, program director of the Investigational Cancer Therapeutics Program at the Mass General Cancer Center and a Physician in Medicine (Hematology/Oncology) at Mass General. He is also a principal investigator in the Laboratory of Systems Pharmacology at the Harvard Program in Therapeutic Science. Dr. Juric is a pioneering medical oncologist in targeted cancer therapies. He is a leading expert in genetic alterations associated with therapy resistance, continually expanding working knowledge of cancer biology and providing insights into new treatment strategies. Most recently his focus has been on advancing the development of new agents against PIK3CA, one of the most frequently mutated oncogenes in metastatic breast cancer and other advanced malignancies. Dr. Juric received his medical degree from the University of Zagreb, and subsequently trained in Internal Medicine at the University Medical Center, Zagreb. Dr. Juric did postdoctoral research in cancer biology at Stanford University, after which he became a fellow in Oncology. Dr. Juric was subsequently a resident in Medicine at Mass General, and a fellow in Medical Oncology under Jose Baselga, MD, PhD in the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Mass General Cancer Center program.
Casandra S. McIntyre, RN, MTS
Nurse Director, the Henri and Belinda Termeer Center for Targeted Therapies
Casandra S. McIntyre, RN, MTS is the Nurse Director of the Termeer Center for Targeted Therapies, leading a team of both infusion and research nurses. Prior to taking this position, Casandra was a bedside nurse on the Gynecology Oncology unit at Mass General. Casandra is a second career nurse, deciding to come to the profession after taking care of her mother who died of a gynecological cancer and realizing the crucial role nurses play in helping oncology patients. Casandra received her nursing degree from Simmons College of Nursing. Prior to becoming a nurse, Casandra ran her own small business for 16 years after receiving a Masters in Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School.
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