Board of Directors

The Lymphoma Research Foundation’s Board of Directors is comprised of business leaders, medical professionals and lymphoma survivors and Foundation supporters from across the United States who utilize their skills and expertise to further the LRF mission.


STEVEN EICHBERG

Chair
Plymouth, MA

Steven Eichberg is Chair of the Lymphoma Research Foundation’s Board of Directors.  Diagnosed in 2012 with follicular lymphoma, Steven has benefited by the years of research being done by LRF’s scientific community to provide new and innovative agents for treatment and today is a Lymphoma Thriver.  He has a background in marketing and operations, where he previously led both for-profit and non-profit organizations on outreach strategy.  A long-time supporter of LRF, Eichberg is also a photography, golf, and travel enthusiast.

JEFF BLOCK 

Vice Chair
San Francisco, CA

Jeff Block is Vice Chair and Treasurer of the Lymphoma Research Foundation’s Board of Directors. Jeff was diagnosed in 2007 with follicular lymphoma, which transformed to DLBCL in 2018, was treated by a great team, and today is a Lymphoma Thriver. Jeff spent his career in local television, leading ABC and Fox-affiliated stations. He is a University of Michigan graduate and fan and currently spends his time playing golf, working with LRF and other local non-profit boards, and hopes to get back to traveling when our COVID-19 world has gone into remission.

KIM METCALF

Vice Chair
Landenberg, PA

Kim Metcalf is Vice Chair of the Lymphoma Research Foundation’s Board of Directors. Kim has a background in the bio/pharmaceutical industry spanning over 20 years. Most recently, she was the Vice President of Strategic Excellence and Execution for Kit Pharma, A Gilead Company, and was responsible for numerous commercial functions that supported the commercialization of the first CAR T cell therapy indication for treatment of adults. Before Kite, Kim held leadership positions at Pharmacyclics and Celgene and held various positions of increasing responsibility at Pfizer.

LEIGH OLSON
Secretary
Miami Beach, FL

MICHAEL AKINYELE
Upper Marlboro, MD

ERIC COHEN
In Memoriam
Chicago, IL

MORTON COLEMAN, MD
Chair, Medical Affiliates Board
New York, NY

KEVIN FENNESSEY
Naples, FL

MICHAEL FROY
Chicago, IL

TOM GOLDSTONE
New York, NY

KEITH HOOGLAND
Glenview, IL

JOHN LEONARD, MD
Past Chair, Scientific Advisory Board
New York, NY

BOB MCAULEY
Charlottesville, VA

JOHN A. NELSON
Westport, CT

SCOTT PANSKY
Tarzana, CA

STEVEN J. PRINCE
Past Chair
Purchase, NY

MICHAEL WERNER 
Immediate Past Chair
Chicago, IL

ANDREW D. ZELENETZ
Chair, Scientific Advisory Board
New York, NY

MEMBER EMERITUS
JOSEPH R. BERTINO, MD
New Brunswick, NJ

ERROL M. COOK
Past Chair
Boca Raton, FL

BARBARA FREUNDLICH
Founder
New York, NY

JERRY FREUNDLICH
Founder and Past Chair
New York, NY

DONNA REINBOLT
Houston, TX

ROBERT WERNER
Aventura, FL

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