Elizabeth Plimack – SAB Chairperson

Fox Chase Cancer Center- Philadelphia, PA

Elizabeth R. Plimack is a Professor of Medical Oncology, Chief of the Division of Genitourinary Medical Oncology and Director of Genitourinary Clinical Research at Fox Chase Cancer Center (FCCC).  She is an expert on the treatment of genitourinary malignancies with a focus on bladder and kidney cancers.  Her research effort is directed towards the discovery of novel therapeutic approaches and predictive biomarkers for patients with bladder and kidney cancers.  Dr. Plimack has extensive clinical trial experience with targeted therapy, immunotherapy and novel combination therapies. She serves on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines panels for Bladder Cancer and Kidney Cancer, the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Management and Think Tank Steering Committees, and on the American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) Urinary Tract Expert Panel. She is an elected member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology Board of Directors (2020-2024).  Dr. Plimack received her undergraduate degree from Yale University and completed her M.D. degree and residency in Internal Medicine at the New York University School of Medicine. She went on to a Medical Oncology Fellowship at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, and received a Master’s in Patient Based Biologic Research from the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Science.