Richard G. Gorlick, M.D., Medical Director Emeritus, Director

Dr. Richard Gorlick is the Mosbacher Pediatrics Chair and Division Head of Pediatrics at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.

He directs a research laboratory focused on drug resistance and mechanisms of pathogenesis in osteosarcoma. Dr. Gorlick is the Chair of the Bone Tumor Disease Committee of the Children’s Oncology Group (COG), the international research organization devoted to optimizing the cure of childhood cancer through scientific discovery.

At MD Anderson Cancer Center, he leads a multidisciplinary team that focuses on developing a global model for treating young cancer patients.

Dr. Gorlick has been involved with Happiness Is Camping since 1993 and has served as its Medical Director since 1998.