Mark Kochevar began his role as as the University of Colorado Cancer Center's associate director for administration and finance on July 19. He takes over for Michaela Montour,who had served as interim associate director and now returns to her role as UCCC's research administrator.
Kochevar previously led the administrative development and management of the Medical College of Georgia Cancer Center. He began his career at the National Cancer Institute, where he spent 17 years as an administrator for cancer treatment and causation programs. Kochevar then was the administrative director of the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, where he led the administrative process for the center's NCI P20 Center Planning Grant application, awarded in 1999, and its P30 Cancer Center Support Grant application. Notably, Kochevar led a successful development of a Cancer Research Grant application under the state of Maryland's cigarette restitution funds program.
He received his executive MBA in health care management from Loyola College.