McArdle faculty have received numerous national and international prizes and awards in recognition of their scientific achievements. The McArdle faculty also have been instrumental in affecting cancer policy in this country beginning with Dr. Rusch’s activities in the 1940s. A well-known leader in cancer research, Dr. Rusch served as a member of the Yarborough Committee that drafted the National Cancer Act of 1971. McArdle faculty have continued to play a significant role in NCI and American Cancer Society (ACS) review panels and study sections, committees, and in scientific advisory boards. Faculty also are active in many professional activities, serving as members of numerous editorial boards and professional organizations. A few of their activities are listed below