Board of Directors
Our board of directors consists of business professionals, scientists, and public officials who have the vision to see protons as the future of radiation therapy in cancer treatment.
John Cameron, PhD
Founder, Chairman, President & Director
Dr. Cameron has a long and distinguished career in nuclear physics, medical technology, applications of accelerators, and research and development administration, and is among the pioneers in proton therapy. He played a pivotal role in the development of the Midwest Proton Radiotherapy Institute in Bloomington, Indiana, leading it from initial funding through construction. Dr. Cameron served as professor of physics and director of the Indiana University Cyclotron Facility and has directed major multidisciplinary research and development institutes from 1984 to 2004. He has received more than $200 million in grants and contracts and served on numerous advisory and review boards for U.S. and foreign research agencies. Dr. Cameron was elected Fellow of the American Physical Society in 1987.
Dr. Cameron received his undergraduate degree in 1962 from Queens University, Northern Ireland, with first class honors, and his PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1967.
Steven H. Kapp
Steven Kapp is a limited partner of Maverick Capital, a New York-based private investment partnership. He is responsible for the healthcare investment portfolio at Maverick. Prior to Maverick, he was a general partner of Longwood Partners. Prior to Longwood, Mr. Kapp was an officer in corporate development at Airgas, Inc. He earned a BA in Economics and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Mr. Kapp currently serves on the Board of Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia. He resides in Chestnut Hill with his wife and three children.
Aubrey K. McClendon
Aubrey K. McClendon is chief executive officer of American Energy Partners, L.P. Previously, he served as chairman and chief executive officer of Chesapeake Energy Corporation from co-founding the company in May 1989 until his resignation that was effective in April 2013. Under his leadership, Chesapeake grew from a startup in 1989 to the nation’s largest gross producer of natural gas In 2011, Forbes named Mr. McClendon as one of only eight CEO's who are members of the “Forbes CEO 20-20 Club”, which recognizes those CEOs who have held the top position in a public company for 20 years or more and during their tenure, have delivered at least a 20% annualized return to shareholders. From 1982 to 1989, he was an independent oil and gas producer. Mr. McClendon graduated from Duke University in 1981.