New UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center board members named

The UABComprehensive Cancer Center Advisory Board has elected five new members and named officers for 2010-11. New board members are Mitzi Davis, Susie Denson, Helene Elkus, D.A. Tynes and Susan Williams.

Officers are Ed Meyerson, attorney with Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, P.C., president; Foots Parnell, managing member with InterFirst Capital, LLC, president-elect I; William Harvill, chairman of Intermark Group, president-elect II; and Jeanie MacKenzie, a community volunteer, secretary/treasurer.

The advisory board is a volunteer group of community leaders, many touched by cancer in some way, and its mission is to raise funds, provide patient amenities and increase awareness of the Cancer Center. Since its inception in 1984, the advisory board has raised more than $11 million for the center.