Below is a list of awardees of the Block Lectureship Award, since establishment of the lectureship in 1992.

  • Samuel Broder, MD, director of the National Cancer Institute
  • Robert C. Young, MD, president, Fox Chase Cancer Center (Philadelphia)
  • Bert Vogelstein, MD, professor of Oncology and Molecular Biology/Genetics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore)
  • Judah Folkman, MD, Andrus Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital (Boston)
  • V. Craig Jordan, PhD, DSc, professor of Pharmacology and director of the Breast Cancer Research Program at the Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center, Northwestern University Medical Center (Chicago)
  • Barbara K. Rimer, DrPH, director, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science, National Cancer Institute
  • Richard D. Klausner, MD, director of the National Cancer Institute
  • John Potter, MD, PhD, director of the Cancer Prevention Research Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Seattle)
  • Donald Coffey, PhD, professor of Urology, Oncology, Pathology, Pharmacology and Molecular Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore)
  • David Botstein, PhD, professor and chair, Department of Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine (Palo Alto, California)
  • Daniel Von Hoff, MD, professor of Medicine, Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Pathology; director, Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona (Tucson)
  • Carlo Croce, MD, director of the Kimmel Cancer Institute/Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia); subsequently joined Ohio State where he serves as director of the Human Cancer Genetics Program
  • Larry Norton, MD, medical oncologist leader of the Breast Disease Management Team at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (New York)
  • C. Norman Coleman, MD, director, Radiation Oncology Services Program, National Cancer Institute
  • Steven Rosenberg, MD, PhD, chief of Surgery, National Cancer Institute; professor of Surgery, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • George Klein, MD, PhD, professor emeritus and research group leader, Microbiology and Tumor Biology Center, Karolinska Institute (Stockholm, Sweden)
  • Kathleen M. Foley, MD, attending neurologist, Pain and Palliative Care Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; professor, Neurology, Neuroscience and Clinical Pharmacology, Weill Medical College, Cornell University (New York)
  • Bruce A. Chabner, MD, professor, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; director, clinical research, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Levi Garraway, MD, PhD, associate professor, Medicine, Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School
  • Eric S. Lander, associate professor of medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, senior associate member, Broad Institute
  • Carol Greider, PhD, professor and director, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore); co-winner, 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Mary-Claire King, PhD, American Cancer Society Professor at the University of Washington

Note: affiliations listed were those held at time of award.

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