Patient Advisory Board

Alan J. Balch, PhD

Now serving as CEO of NPAF and PAF, Dr. Alan Balch most recently was vice president of the Preventive Health Partnership, a collaboration between the American Cancer Society, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Heart Association. He is also the past executive director of Friends of Cancer Research. Balch volunteers as a member of the board of directors for the Center for a New American Dream and the Colorectal Cancer Coalition. He holds a doctorate in environmental studies and a master’s in environmental sciences.