President Obama Appoints Clearity’s Scientific Advisory Board Chair to Key Administrative Post

President Obama has appointed Dr. Beth Karlan, Chairman of The Clearity Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board, to the National Cancer Advisory Board.

“I am grateful these accomplished men and women have agreed to join this Administration, and I’m confident they will serve ably in these important roles,” President Obama said when making the appointment of Dr. Karlan and others on Dec. 6. “I look forward to working with them in the coming months and years.”

Dr. Karlan has been the Board of Governors’ Endowed Chair in Gynecologic Oncology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center since 1995.  She has been Associate Director of Women’s Cancer Programs at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute since 2010 and Editor-in-Chief of Gynecologic Oncology since 2008.  In addition, she has served as Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles since 2001 and as the Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center since 1995.