Red Door Community’s 2022 Annual Gala

RDC 2022 Gala Details

- Honorees -

Astra Zeneca Logo


Red Door Award for Advances in Cancer Research

Jeff Vacirca, MD, FACP

CEO, New York Cancer & Blood Specialists

Red Door Award for Leadership and Cancer Advocacy

Cherry Grove Cares

Red Door Heart of Gold Award 

- Gala Co-Chairs -

John DiGiovanni
Red Door Community Board Chair

Robert DeBitetto
Red Door Community Board Vice Chair

- Gala Committee -

Tracey Doolin

Rachael Foggo

Erika Haapnaa

Ann & Frank Russo

- Sponsors -



Robert DeBitetto

Elena & John DiGiovanni

Joan & Bob Easton

Matthew Patterson

Slattery Family Foundation


Aponte Yap Family

Argot Partners, LLC

Arsenal Capital Partners

Bristol Myers Squibb

Margot & Joe Calabrese

Erika & Michael Haanpaa

Tsveta Milanova

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

- Board of Directors -

Black Tie Attire 


For more information please contact James Lubanovich at

Red Door Community is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. It’s tax ID number is 13-4046652. 
The estimated non-tax deductible portion per table of 10 is $3,500.

Sponsorship Levels & Impact

Sponsorships & Tickets

- Past Gala Honorees -

James Allison, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Sol J. Barer, PhD
Celgene Corporation
Paul Buccieri
A+E Networks Group
Giovanni Caforio, M.D.
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Lewis C. Cantley, PhD
Weill Cornell Medicine & New York Presbyterian Hospital
Ivan Cheung
Eisai Inc.
Richard Clark
Merck & Co.
Tony Coles, MD
Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Troy Cox
Foundation Medicine
Donald A. Deieso, PhD
Mikael Dolsten, MD
Pfizer Inc.
Deborah Dunsire, MD
Millennium Pharmaceuticals
Colin Goddard, PhD
OSI Pharmaceuticals
Robert J. Hariri, MD, PhD
Celularity, Inc.
Steve Harr
Juno Therapeutics
Joel Marcus
Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc.
Stephen McLean
Arsenal Capital Partners
Sandra E. Peterson
Johnson & Johnson
Andrew Plump, MD, PhD
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company
Alessandro Riva, MD
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
David Schenkein, MD
Agios Pharmaceuticals
Elliott Sigal, MD, PhD
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD
Abraxis Bioscience
Angelos Stergiou, MD, ScD hc
Sellas Life Sciences Group