Dr. William “Bill” S. Dalton is the Founder of Aster Insights, a national biotechnology subsidiary of Moffitt Cancer Center. He is the past President, CEO & Center Director of Moffitt Cancer Center, an NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center (2002-2012). Prior to his role as the President, CEO & Center Director of Moffitt Cancer Center, Dr. Dalton was the Dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine.
Dr. Dalton is interested in the development of personalized cancer care and patient-centered outcomes research through Moffitt’s nationally renowned Total Cancer Care approach to developing evidence-based, personalized cancer treatments and information/decision tools for patients and clinicians. Bill is also recognized as a founder of ORIEN, an alliance of cancer centers that have agreed to use the Total Cancer Care protocol to generate and share data for collaborative research and learning. For his leadership in this area, Dr. Dalton was recognized as the 2010 recipient of the Personalized Medicine Coalition’s Leadership in Personalized Medicine Award. Dr. Dalton’s basic and translational research interests focus on molecular mechanisms of drug resistance and drug discovery. He has over 200 publications, serves on several editorial boards, and has numerous patents in the fields of drug discovery and personalized medicine.