Michelle Braccioforte, MPH
Director of Research & Education

Jenny Smalcuga
Research and Education

Cindy Stark
Research and Education

Board of Directors


Dennis Zimmerman is a retired executive having worked for both corporate and non-profit organizations. His volunteer experience includes serving on the Board or committees for United Way, Junior Achievement, Associated Colleges of Illinois, Foundation for Independent Higher Education, Easter Seals and Central Du Page Health Systems. Dennis is a prostate cancer survivor.


Rand Haas currently serves as Program Manager for Business Career Services. Rand has extensive experience in marketing, public relations, business outreach and economic development. He provides volunteer services to the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning and two Illinois U.S. Representatives. Rand is a prostate cancer survivor.

Gail Newman worked over 20 years in executive positions with IBM/SPSS, Bosustow Productions and Centel Cable Television of Florida.  In addition to her work with Prostate Cancer Foundation of Chicago, she has volunteered with United Way, the Kenneth Young Center and Easter Seals.

Alan Rosen is semi-retired after 40 years with WBBM NewsRadio.  He still returns to the station each year to work with the Chicago Bears football broadcasts.   A prostate cancer survivor and brachytherapy patient of Chicago Prostate Cancer Center, Alan brings his perspective as a huge proponent of early detection and treatment to serve the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Chicago.

Jennifer White joined Chicago Prostate Cancer Center in 1998 and serves as Administrative Director.  Instrumental in the establishment of Prostate Cancer Foundation of Chicago, she oversees their annual fundraiser Run & Walk for Prostate Cancer Awareness.  Jennifer also volunteers as secretary for the Parent Teacher League of St. Peter Lutheran Church and School, Arlington Heights.