Vice President Joe Biden visited Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) February 26, 2016, as a part of the White House's Cancer “Moonshot” Initiative. He toured the facility and participated in a round-table discussion with Huntsman Cancer Foundation board chair Governor Jon Huntsman; HCI CEO and Director Mary Beckerle, PhD; Senator Orrin Hatch; University of Utah Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, Vivian Lee, MD, PhD, MBA; and local cancer survivors as well as cancer physicians and researchers.