The RCO offices are located at the Dorothy Enslow Combs Cancer Research Building at 744 Rose Street, Lexington KY 40536 .
Contact the office via email at
MCCRCO@uky.edu, or contact any staff member individually.
Jennifer Rogers, Manager
Jennifer has been at UK and a member of the RCO team since December 2010. She has a journalism degree from Eastern Kentucky University and an MBA from the University of Kentucky. She has extensive experience in writing, editing, graphic design, web site management, marketing, branding and public relations. An avid reader, Jennifer definitely “bleeds blue” and loves traveling the globe.
Cathy Anthony, Scientific Editor
Cathy has been with the Markey Cancer Center since March 2012. She has a PhD in anatomy from Vanderbilt University. Before coming to UK, Cathy was actively engaged in cancer research at Vanderbilt and LSU Health Sciences Center. Cathy has experience writing, editing, in graphic design and
Marcia Ballard, Grant Coordinator
Marcia has worked at UK since 1988, and most of those years have been in service to the Markey Cancer Center. She has a business administration degree from Eastern Kentucky University and a strong background in proposal development including budgeting, adherence to guidelines,
preparation of non-scientific proposal sections and coordinating/compiling large multi-component projects.
Jonathan Coffman, Web Editor
Jonathan joined the Markey Cancer Center in 2016. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Kentucky. He has experience in writing, editing, graphic design, marketing and website management. Jonathan enjoys seeing live music and rooting for Kentucky sports teams in his free time.
Donna Gilbreath, Designer/Editor
Donna has worked at UK since 1985 and has been with the Markey Cancer Center since October 2009. She has an MA in geography and her interests include public health geography and cartography. Donna has expertise in mapping, information graphics and editing.
Terry Keys, Cancer Education Liaison
A marketing, public relations, graphic design and event planning professional, Terry coordinates the weekly Markey Research Seminar series and other educational conferences/events throughout the year. Terry also coordinates the annual Markey Cancer Center Research
Day, a campus-wide event that showcases cancer research across all disciplines. A facilitator of Markey’s Patient Advisory Group, he gathers patient and caregiver feedback to effect positive changes in Markey’s patient/caregiver experience. Terry is an actor/singer who is
active in community theater productions.
Heather Russell-Simmons, Designer/Editor
Heather joined the Markey Cancer Center in 2011. She has a Bachelor of Arts and an MBA from the University of Kentucky. She has more than 15 years of experience in writing, editing, graphic
design, project management, advertising, marketing and communications.
Danielle Story, Designer/Editor
Danielle joined the Markey Cancer Center in 2015. She has a Bachelor of Arts and an MBA from the University of Kentucky. She has a strong background in marketing and communications, graphic design, branding, information graphics and project management. Danielle loves to travel and cheer on the Cats, as well as volunteer with various groups around Lexington.