Announcements and Awards

Here is a preview of some of our many awards and accomplishments over the past year:


Gastrointestinal Oncologist Names Physician-in-Chief:

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Cancer Prevention Expert Named OSUCCC - James Deputy Director:

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Croce Named to Institute of Medicine
Carlo Croce, MD, director of Human Cancer Genetics at Ohio State, was named to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies, one of the highest honors in the field of health and medicine. Croce also chairs Ohio State’s Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics, and he is a member of the Molecular Biology and Cancer Genetics Program at the OSUCCC – James. IOM election recognizes those who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. Croce’s research has uncovered early events in the pathogenesis of many malignancies. He also discovered the role of microRNAs in the genesis of various cancers.


Bloomfield Elected to Academy of Arts and Sciences


Paskett Honored for Stellar ASPO Presidency:

The American Society of Preventive Oncology (ASPO) created a scholarship in the name of Electra Paskett, PhD, MSPH, associate director for population sciences and leader of the Cancer Control Program at the OSUCCC – James, in honor of her highly successful two-year term as president of that multidisciplinary society. The Electra Paskett Scholarship Award will be presented each year to help a cancer research trainee attend ASPO’s annual meeting, which in 2011 had a record attendance. The scholarship was only the second named honor ever bestowed by ASPO, for which Paskett is now serving a two-year term as past president. She also presided at the 2011 annual meeting and presented “The Promise of a Cancer-Free World: Where Are We?” Succeeding Paskett as president of ASPO was Peter Shields, MD, a professor of Internal Medicine at Ohio State who also is deputy director of Ohio State’s Comprehensive Cancer Center


Caligiuri Completes Term as AACI President:

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