President Obama appointed Dr. Chang to join the National Cancer Advisory Board. Dr. Gray, The Executive Director of the NCAB, explained their mission as follows.
“The primary task of the NCAB is to advise the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Director of the NCI, and ultimately the President of the United States on a range of issues affecting the Nation’s cancer program and, specifically, NCI operations. “
More information about the appointment can be found below.
“President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts”, WhiteHouse.Gov (link)
“Pitt’s Dr. Yuan Chang Appointed to National Cancer Advisory Board”, UPMC News (link)