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VICC’s New Director Profiled In The Tennessean

March 24, 2008

Sunday’s Tennessean featured Jennifer A. Pietenpol, Ph.D., who recently accepted the directorship of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

“Jennifer A. Pietenpol pulls out a map of the United States that shows Tennessee and surrounding states as having the highest cancer death rates in the country.

“As director of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, she considers that a motivation for its work in cancer study and treatment. It’s one of only two comprehensive cancer centers in the region that also includes Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Kentucky, Louisiana and West Virginia.”