August 11, 2022

President Announces Intent to Appoint Bertagnolli as NCI Director

President Biden formally announced his intent Aug. 10, to appoint Monica Bertagnolli, MD, FACS, FASCO, as the permanent director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

Dr. Bertagnolli currently serves as the Richard E. Wilson professor of surgery in the field of surgical oncology at Harvard Medical School, as well as a surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a member of the Gastrointestinal Cancer and Sarcoma Disease Centers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. She also serves as chair of the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, among other roles. Dr. Bertagnolli will be the first female NCI director.

For more information, contact Michael Peters, American College of Radiology® Senior Government Affairs Director.