Bloomfield Gains Major Honors
Clara D. Bloomfield, MD, a Distinguished University Professor at Ohio State who also serves as cancer scholar and senior adviser to the OSUCCC – James, received the 2016 Margaret L. Kripke Legends Award from the Office of Women Faculty Programs at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. The annual national award recognizes individuals, male or female, dedicated to enhancing the careers of women in cancer medicine and cancer science. Also, Bloomfield was elected as a fellow in the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Academy for her research devoted to defining the chromosomal abnormalities that contribute to hematologic malignancies. The AACR Academy was created to recognize scientists whose major scholarly contributions have led to innovation and progress against cancer.