Nancy E. Davidson, M.D.

President & Executive Director, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Senior Vice President and Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Head, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, University of Washington, Raisbeck Endowed Chair for Collaborative Cancer Research
University of Washington

Dr. Davidson is a world-renowned breast cancer researcher who serves as Senior Vice President of the Clinical Research Division at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Head of the Medical Oncology Division at the University of Washington, and President of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. She was president of American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) from 2007 to 2008 and of American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) from 2016 to 2017.  

Dr. Davidson completed her MD from Harvard Medical School, internship at the University of Pennsylvania, residency at Johns Hopkins, and medical oncology fellowship at NIH’s National Cancer Institute. She served as a faculty member in the Department of Oncology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine from 1986-2009 and held the Breast Cancer Research Chair of Oncology from 1995-2009. From 2009-2016 she served as Hillman Professor of Oncology, Associate Vice Chancellor for Cancer Research and Director of the Cancer Institute at the University of Pittsburgh. She is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.