Col. George E. Peoples, MD, FACS

Clinical Advisory Board Member

Dr. Peoples served 30 years of active duty as a surgeon and research scientist in the military. He is the Founder and Director of the Cancer Vaccine Development Program (CVDP), which has been focused on the discovery, development, and clinical testing of cancer vaccines for more than 20 years. Four of the program’s cancer vaccines have been licensed for commercial development. Dr. Peoples currently serves as the CEO of Cancer Insight, LLC, CVDP’s commercial counterpart, which is a boutique cancer immunotherapy Contract Research Organization conducting multiple Phase 1 and 2 clinical trials. He also serves as Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and Professor (adjunct) of Surgical Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDACC). Dr. Peoples is the past Chair of the Cancer Care Program, San Antonio Military Medical Center and the past Military Director of the United States Military Cancer Institute. He is a graduate of the United States Military Academy, West Point and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Peoples completed his surgical training at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a surgical oncology fellowship at MDACC.