Medical Center Expansion Project

The Medical Center expansion project groundbreaking event was a great success. Building a new home for The Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institution is a major component of this $1 million expansion and renovation plan. The new building will be completed in 2014 and will contain integrated spaces for research, education and patient care, allowing for the practice of more patient-centric and personalized care.

NCI Director Dr. John Niederhuber

Breaking Ground

Groundbreaking Site

Members of the Ohio General Assembly Breaking Ground

Governor Ted Strickland

Mayor Michael Coleman

Dr. Steven Gabbe and Representative W. Carlton Weddington

Elected Officials Breaking Ground

Dr. John Niederhuber, the Director of the National Cancer Institute, served as the keynote speaker for the groundbreaking. He was joined by Governor Ted Strickland, Mayor Michael Coleman, OSU President Gordon Gee, Dr. Michael Caligiuri, Dr. Steven Gabbe, Dr. David Schuller, Dave Ryan, Pete Geier, Leslie Wexner, and Richard Solove.

ProjectONE will generate 10,000 new full-time jobs in central Ohio and 5,000 construction jobs. The new James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute will be a new kind of facility that will serve as a model throughout the world for delivering world-class cancer care. Please visit the ProjectONE website for more information.

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