Allen S. Lichter, MD, FASCO, Past ASCO CEO, Governor

Allen S. Lichter, MD, FASCO, Past ASCO CEO, Governor

Allen S. Lichter

Dr. Lichter was chief executive officer (CEO) of ASCO from 2006-2016. In his 10 years as CEO, Dr. Lichter oversaw the rapid growth of the Society and the launch of important new initiatives to improve the quality and value of cancer care, including CancerLinQ. Before his role as ASCO CEO, Dr. Lichter served in two significant leadership roles at the University of Michigan: chair and professor of radiation oncology from 1984-1996, and dean of the Medical School from 1998-2006. Dr. Lichter was named the first Isadore Lampe Professor of Radiation Oncology, held the Newman Family Professorship of Radiation Oncology, and has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Medicine.