Megan Kilbane was hired by the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center (Case CCC) as Assistant Dean for Oncology, Strategic Development, and Chief of Staff to the Director in January 2015. She was appointed Associate Director for Administration in October 2016.
At the Case CCC, Ms. Kilbane is responsible for administrative oversight and management of the entire research program. The range of administrative needs include intra- and inter-programmatic activities, faculty recruitment for programmatic growth, pre- and post-grant assistance and fiscal management, Shared Resource infrastructure support services, education and training programs and fiscal support, and a communications/information network that serves faculty investigators at this matrix Center. In consultation with the Center Director and working closely with executive leadership, Ms. Kilbane manages, implements, and supports integrated strategic initiatives and scientific vision for the 3 institutions, develops and manages external partnerships, cultivates philanthropic relationships, and provides staff leadership.
Prior to joining Case CCC administration, Megan served as Administrator for the Department of Patient Services at Cleveland Clinic and managed cancer programs in support of patient care. Her 15-year tenure at Cleveland Clinic includes appointments in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology as Department Manager, Project Manager in the Department of Strategic Planning and Continuous Improvement and Taussig Cancer Institute, and research Manager at Taussig Cancer Institute.