Moffitt Announces Two New Appointments

May 03, 2007

Tampa, FL – H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute expands its approach to patient care and research with two key appointments to its new Office of Strategic Alliances. The office will oversee collaborations between Moffitt and its affiliate partners, other hospitals and medical centers and academic institutions.

Dr. Joseph Simone has been appointed the director of the Office of Strategic Alliances and senior advisor for Total Cancer Care. In his new role, he will serve as a liaison among Moffitt, M2Gen, affiliates and consortium members. Simone is the president of Simone Consulting Company, which advises organizations on the quality and development of cancer programs. He’s the founder of American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative.

Jan Marshburn was named administrative director of the Office of Strategic Alliances. She will be responsible for administrative oversight of the affiliate network as well as communications with medical and academic institutions on medical education, clinical delivery systems and community-based research projects. Marshburn joined Moffitt in 1991 and most recently served as administrative director of Total Cancer Care.

About H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Located in Tampa, Florida on the University of South Florida campus, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute ( is the only Florida-based cancer center with the NCI designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center for its excellence in research and contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt currently has 15 affiliates in Florida, one in Georgia and two in Puerto Rico. Additionally, Moffitt is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a prestigious alliance of the country’s leading cancer centers, and is listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s Best Hospitals for cancer. Moffitt’s sole mission is to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.