Jennifer Carlson, Assisitant VP of OSUCCC-James Gov. Affairs with Senator Brown
US Senator Sherrod Brown Receives 2010 James Hope Award
(L to R) Dr. Gabbe, Bob Massie, US Senator Brown, & Dr. Caligiuri
(L to R) Irene Levine, Bob Massie, Dr. Gabbe, Barbara Kunz, US Senator Brown and Dr. Caligiuri
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and sponsor of the Access to Cancer Clinical Trials Act of 2009 (S. 488), received the James Hope Award presented by The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC-James).
The James Hope Award was created in 2009 to recognize the community’s commitment to support exceptional cancer care, education and research. Criteria for the award include advocacy, collaboration, innovation and leadership.
Brown was chosen based on his leadership in helping patients gain access to life-saving clinical trials through his sponsorship of the Access to Cancer Clinical Trials Act and the drug pricing legislation that will have a positive impact on patients treated at The James.