Advisory Committee on Childhood Cancers

The Advisory Committee on Childhood Cancers (ACCC) advises the Oversight Committee on issues surrounding childhood cancer. The Oversight Committee is responsible for appointing members to the committee. The ACCC collects current information regarding innovative research on the prevention, control and cure of childhood cancers, and current information regarding treatment programs designed to prevent and control cancer.


Gail Tomlinson, M.D., Ph.D.
Interim Director
Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute
The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio

Karen Albritton M.D.
Director, Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program
Cook Children's Hospital

Daniel Bowers, M.D.
Medical Director, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas / Children’s Medical Center Dallas

Tim Culliver
Patient Advocate
Adam’s Angels Ministry

Eugenie Kleinerman M.D.
Professor and Head, Division of Pediatrics
Mary V. and John A. Reilly Distinguished Chair
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Annette Leslie
Patient Advocate
Executive Director
Carson Leslie Foundation

David Poplack, M.D.
Director, Texas Children's Cancer Center
Elise C. Young Professor of Pediatric Oncology
Head, Hematology-Oncology Section, Department of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine

C. Patrick Reynolds, M.D., Ph.D.
Cancer Center
School of Medicine
Texas Tech Health Sciences Center

Stephen X. Skapek, M.D.
Director, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Medical Director, Pauline Allen Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
Children's Medical Center, Dallas

Susan Blaney, M.D.
Deputy Director, Texas Children's Cancer Center and Hematology Service
Texas Children’s Clinical Care Center