Karen Winkfield, MD, PhD, associate professor of Radiation Oncology at Wake Forest University, associate director for Community Outreach and Engagement, and director of the Office of Cancer Health Equity at Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been named the new executive director of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance.
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Tuya Pal, MD, Ingram Professor of Cancer Research and associate director for Cancer Health Disparities at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, has been named to two cancer research leadership posts.
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David Cortez, PhD, Richard N. Armstrong Professor of Innovation in Biochemistry and professor of biochemistry, has been named interim chair in the Department of Biochemistry beginning Jan. 1, 2021.
Josh Peterson, MD, MPH, professor of Biomedical Informatics and Medicine, has been named director of the Center for Precision Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, effective since Oct. 1.
Ben Ho Park, MD, PhD, has been named interim director of the Division of Hematology and Oncology.
Ann Richmond, PhD, Ingram Professor of Cancer Research, is the 2019 recipient of the Society for Leukocyte Biology Legacy Award.
W. Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD, has been named as interim chair of the Department of Medicine in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Her appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2020.
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center’s Justin Balko, PharmD, PhD, has received a $100,000 research grant from the Mary Kay Foundation.
GE Healthcare has awarded researchers $2.5 million in funding to develop PET tracer that will determine the effectiveness of immunotherapy in patients early in their treatment course.
Vivian Weiss, MD, PhD, has been named a 2020 V Scholar and will receive $200,000 from the V Foundation for Cancer Research.