Ohio State Gains Prominent Molecular Pathology and Pharmaceutical Chemistry Experts
Ohio State’s cancer program was boosted by the recruitment of five senior medical professionals with cancer expertise. Daniel Jones, MD, PhD, and Anil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA, were appointed to leadership roles for specialized pathology services in the College of Medicine’s Department of Pathology and at the OSUCCC – James. Sharyn Baker, PharmD, PhD, Alex Sparreboom, PhD, and Rajgopal Govindarajan, DVM, PhD, were hired to prominent positions in the College of Pharmacy’s Division of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry. Their work also will benefit the OSUCCC – James. Another new senior faculty member is Karen Patricia Williams, PhD, who has joined the faculty of Ohio State’s College of Nursing as Nursing Distinguished Professor of Women’s Health and as director of the Center for Women, Children and Youth. Williams also is a member of the Cancer Control Program at the OSUCCC – James. Her research interest is in cancer prevention and control, with a focus on cancer disparities.