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Congratulations to our Graduate Staff of the Month, David Kim, MD

David Kim, MD; PGY-1
Pathology, Cornell

Each month at the Leadership Town Hall Meeting, leadership recognizes one employee from each campus who exemplifies our motto “We Put Patients First,” as well as the NYP Values: Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, Empathy, Innovation and Responsibility. 

Congratulations to our Graduate Staff of the Month!!

David Kim, MD; PGY-1
Pathology, Cornell

The Resident of the Month recipients are invited to the Key Personnel meetings, are photographed with senior leaders, and will receive 70 AwardperQs. In addition, the Resident of the Month Award winners are featured on the NYP Infonet and their names are inscribed on an honorary plaque that is displayed in a prominent location in the Hospital to honor their achievement.

Dr. Chen-Kiang Receives Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Mantle Cell Lymphoma Research Initiative Award

Selina Chen-Kiang, PhD
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Selina Chen-Kiang on receiving a Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Mantle Cell Lymphoma Research Initiative Award.
Dr. Chen-Kiang is the leader of this multi-project award totaling $2.5M over 5 years, which includes three projects and three cores.
In addition to Dr. Chen-Kiang, this grant involves investigators at WCM and Ohio State University including Drs. Peter Martin, Jia Ruan, Kami Maddocks, Olivier Elemento, Lewis Cantley, Jihye Paik, Robert Baiocchi, Giorgio Inghirami, Chris Mason and Karla Ballman.
Over the next 5 years, these investigators will focus on developing new therapies for the treatment of mantle cell lymphoma.  These therapies will be based on a better understanding of the molecular basis of this disease.  In addition, they will define the molecular basis for resistance to pathway-focused therapeutics that are currently being used to treat mantle cell lymphoma. 

Dr. David P. Hajjar Promoted to University Professor

David Hajjar, PhD
University Professor

We are pleased to announce the promotion of David P. Hajjar, PhD to the rank of University Professor. 

The rank of University Professor was authorized by the Cornell University Board of Trustees in April 1957. A University Professor at the Medical College is an individual who is a distinguished and nationally recognized medical scholar who has an extraordinary breadth of scholarly achievement and academic experience.

Congratulations David!!

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