Margaret Gilshannon, MHA, has been appointed Deputy Director for Finance & Administration at Yale Cancer Center.
New Haven, Conn. — Margaret Gilshannon, MHA, has been appointed Deputy Director for Finance & Administration at Yale Cancer Center. Gilshannon joined Yale Cancer Center last year as Senior Director of Finance & Administration, while also leading the Integrated Business Operations for the Department of Pathology at Yale School of Medicine.Gilshannon’s new position is effective October 1, 2021.
As Deputy Director for Finance & Administration for Yale Cancer Center, Gilshannon will oversee the management of the clinical operations, business operations and finance, administration, research management, and clinical trials management. In addition, she will work together with Yale Cancer Center’s leadership team to further develop strategic planning process for the Center.
Prior to her work with Pathology, Gilshannon also served in similar roles for the Departments of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation and Emergency Medicine at Yale School of Medicine. Before joining Yale, Gilshannon spent 14 years in administrator and clinical leadership roles at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle.
Yale Cancer Center (YCC) is one of only 51 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the nation and the only such center in Connecticut. Cancer treatment for patients is available at Smilow Cancer Hospital through 13 multidisciplinary teams and at 15 Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Centers in Connecticut and Rhode Island. Comprehensive cancer centers play a vital role in the advancement of the NCI’s goal of reducing morbidity and mortality from cancer through scientific research, cancer prevention, and innovative cancer treatment.