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Margaret Gilshannon named Deputy Director for Finance & Administration at Yale Cancer Center

Thursday, September 30, 2021

New Haven, CT (September 30, 2021)Margaret Gilshannon, MHA, has been appointed Deputy Director for Finance & Administration at Yale Cancer Center. Gilshannon joined Yale Cancer Center last year as Senior Director of Finance & Administration, while also leading the Integrated Business Operations for the Department of Pathology at Yale School of Medicine. Gilshannon’s new position is effective October 1, 2021. 

As Deputy Director for Finance & Administration for Yale Cancer Center, Gilshannon will oversee the management of the clinical operations, business operations and finance, administration, research management, and clinical trials management. In addition, she will work together with Yale Cancer Center’s leadership team to further develop strategic planning process for the Center.

Prior to her work with Pathology, Gilshannon also served in similar roles for the Departments of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation and Emergency Medicine at Yale School of Medicine. Before joining Yale, Gilshannon spent 14 years in administrator and clinical leadership roles at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle.


Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven is part of the nationally recognized Yale New Haven Hospital, and is affiliated with Yale Cancer Center (YCC), one of only 56 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the nation and the only such center in Connecticut. Smilow Cancer Hospital, the most comprehensive cancer facility in New England, includes private inpatient rooms, multidisciplinary outpatient treatment centers, 12 operating rooms, infusion suites, diagnostic imaging services, and specialized women's and children’s services. Smilow Cancer Hospital also operates a dozen outpatient care centers across Connecticut. YCC and Smilow Cancer Hospital are members of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), an alliance of 28 cancer centers in the U.S., whose mission is to improve the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of oncology care.