Gene M. Ransom III, CEO, MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society. Med Chi is the largest physician organization in Maryland whose mission is to advocate for physicians, their patients and the public health of Maryland. Gene graduated Cum Laude from the University of Maryland in 1993 and received his law degree from the University of Baltimore in 1996.

Ransom’s career has been distinguished by a commitment to public service. From 2002 to 2010 he served as an elected commissioner in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland.  The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners consist of five elected commissioners and Gene served both as President and Vice President of the Commissioners.  He was instrumental in securing passage of legislation to improve growth management, health and environmental policy in Queen Anne’s County.  Gene current serves on several important Boards and Commissions including the Queen Anne’s County Liquor Board and Maryland Advisory Council on the Implementation of Population-based and Patient-centered Payment Systems.

Gene and his wife, Nicole, and their children live in Queenstown on Maryland’s historic Eastern Shore.

Neelima Denduluri, Breast Medical Oncologist, VCS, Past-Chair, ASCO Clinical Practice Guideline Committee; at ASCO
Virginia Cancer Specialists, P.C.

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
Arlington, Virginia

Dr. Neelima Denduluri is a medical oncologist with a focus on providing effective and cutting-edge treatment solutions for patients living with breast cancer. Dr. Denduluri resides in Arlington, VA and practices at Virginia Cancer Specialists, which serves all of northern VA. Dr. Denduluri earned her medical degree from the Louisiana State University Medical Center, where she served as President of the American Medical Student Association. She later served as Assistant Clinical Investigator and Staff Physician at NCI before joining Virginia Cancer Specialists.

Beyond her passion for patient care, Dr. Denduluri’s dedication to the advancement of medicine has led her to take on multiple leadership roles, including: Associate Chair of the US Oncology Breast Cancer Research Committee; Chair of the American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee; and Cancer Committee Chairman at Virginia Hospital Center. Dr. Denduluri also currently serves as an associate and principal investigator on many clinical trials, and is a steering committee member for the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers accreditation for the Reinsch Pierce Family Center for Breast Health. She also serves as Clinical Assistant Professor at Georgetown University Medical Center. 

Dr. Denduluri has published multiple articles and abstracts, and her work has been presented at various national meetings, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Outside of her practice and role in academia, Dr. Denduluri remains highly involved in the local community by participating in community outreach, speaking to support groups, and volunteering at the Arlington Free Clinic since 1999. 

Dr. Denduluri is fluent in English, Spanish, and Telugu (an Indian language).