As an undergraduate at Princeton, Jennifer Wheler majored in art history and did a thesis in photography. She received her MD from Cornell followed by an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Columbia-Presbyterian, a fellowship in oncology at Yale Cancer Center and a fellowship in Breast Medical Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York. Jennifer was recruited to MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, and from 2006-2015 as an Assistant Professor and then Associate Professor, she led over 30 early clinical trials of novel cancer agents and helped to build the largest Phase I trials unit in the country. She is the co-author of more than 135 peer-reviewed publications. From 2015-2018 Jennifer led teams at Novartis in Cambridge, MA to develop novel immunotherapy agents. Recently she joined a (stealth) start up biotech in Boston as SVP Clinical Development. Jennifer is the Founder and Board President of COLLAGE: The Art for Cancer Network, a non profit that brings high impact art programming to cancer patients at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital in NYC and in Boston at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.