We invite you to join us for this memorable luncheon!
George Fisher, MD, PhD
Dr. Fisher received his MD and PhD in Cancer Biology from Stanford Medical School where he is now the Colleen G. Haas Professor of Medicine in the Division of Oncology. His research and clinical focus is on gastrointestinal cancers and he conducts numerous clinical trials of novel therapies for patients with GI malignancies.
Dr Fisher has been an American Cancer Society volunteer for over 30 years and a past president of the California Division of ACS. Dr. Fisher is currently on American Cancer Society Bay Area Board of Directors.
Emcee Laura Garcia, NBC Bay Area
Laura Garcia anchors weekday mornings, Today In The Bay and Midday In The Bay alongside Marcus Washington on NBC Bay Area. This multiple Emmy award winning journalist began her career in broadcasting in San Francisco before moving on to report and anchor in Fresno. Prior to joining NBC Bay Area, Laura was an investigative reporter and anchor in Phoenix, Arizona. While there, Laura was honored with The Associated Press Reporter of the Year Award along with multiple Emmy and AP awards for writing and reporting. One of her fondest achievements was accepting an Emmy award in San Francisco for best daytime broadcast. Laura was also recognized with a Best Daytime Newscast Award in the Bay Area by the Bay Area Women in Radio and Television. Laura is an avid participant in various organizations. She is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and serves on the Board of Trustees of her alma mater, Saint Mary’s College of California in Moraga, where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications and Government. Laura also serves on the Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society as well as the Board of the Catholic Professional Business Club. When she’s not on the anchor desk, depending on the season, Laura enjoys golfing, skiing, snowshoeing, reading, cooking and spending time with family and friends. She is the proud mother of triplets Katherine, Claire and Jack.