The Office of Academic Affairs: People

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A Century of Excellence

National rankings, accreditations, awards. The numbers are in your favor.
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The Best Doctors Supported by the Best Team

Your Healthcare Team

Our unique staff of health-care professionals focus solely on oncology. Your team is here.
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Fox Chase Cancer Center’s Office of Academic Affairs is committed to providing students at all levels with exposure to and experiences with science and scientists. We dedicate ourselves to scientific excellence, innovation and dissemination of knowledge.

Our mission is to engage students and inspire a passion for science.

J. Robert Beck, MD,
Senior Vice President
Deputy Director
Chief Academic Officer
Chief Administrative Officer
Chief Medical Officer
H.O. West and J.R. Wike Chair in Cancer Research

Dr. Beck supervises the Office of Academic Programs, the Office of Corporate Partnerships, and the Institutional Review Board, as well as a number of core research facilities and information technology. He also chairs the Center's long-term strategic space planning. Read More »

Glenn F. Rall, PhD
Associate Professor
Leader, Inflammation Working Group
Co-Leader, Immune Cell Development and Host Defense

Dr. Rall's work


Theresa E. Berger, MBE
Director, Office of Academic Affairs
Tel: (215) 214-1597


Robin Wertz
Executive Assistant to Dr. Beck
Tel: (215) 214-1490

Office of Academic Affairs
Fox Chase Cancer Center,
333 Cottman Avenue, Room C218,
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Tel: (215) 214-1490
Fax: (215) 728-2594