Joseph Steven Price, MBA (Steve)

Associate Director for Administration
Cincinnati Cancer Center

Steve Price joined the Cincinnati Cancer Center (CCC) as associate director for administration in 2018. In this role, he supports faculty, staff, and leaders at the University of Cincinnati, Children’s Hospital and UC Health in further developing programs and administrative infrastructures necessary to increase cancer-related transdisciplinary research and collaboration at the three institutions. His focus is to build an effective cancer center administrative team that will serve the partner institutions and their imperative to enhance cancer research and eliminate health disparities for the benefit of the community and patients served in the Tristate region.

He joins the CCC from Wake Forest School of Medicine (WFSOM) in Winston-Salem, NC where he held key administrative positions. His roles included Director of Clinical Research Management, Associate Director of Finance and Administration, then Director of Finance and Operations in the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University (NCI designated).

In the WFSOM Dean’s Office as Administrative Director of Centers, he provided institutional oversight of eleven interdisciplinary research centers and consultative services to faculty leadership and staff teams. He developed additional research administrative operations expertise in Wake’s former Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine Research.

From his early career, Steve has corporate and higher education experience which he has applied in academic medicine. As Assistant Dean for Executive and Management Education at Wake Forest’s Babcock Graduate School of Management, he collaborated with business faculty to develop and deliver custom management and leadership development programs for corporate partners. He led significant quality and process improvement initiatives as Service Quality Leader at a 3,000 person operations center for American Express. His initial knowledge of healthcare developed as chief financial officer for several small hospitals in Humana’s former hospital division (now part of HCA) and Health Management Associates (now part of Community Health Systems).

Steve received a BSBA from the Kenan-Flagler School of Business at UNC-Chapel Hill and MBA from the Babcock Graduate School of Management at Wake Forest.