Moffitt Cancer Center names new CEO

Dr. Hwu is a world-renowned tumor immunologist with more than three years of oncology experience. He presently acts as the division head of cancer medicine at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

” Dr. Hwu is really a cancer visionary all set to raise Moffitt to even greater success,” Tim Adams, chair of Moffitts Institute Board of Directors, said in a news release. “Drawing from his ingenious cancer research study, quality client care and substantial leadership experience, Dr. Hwu will no doubt continue to assist Moffitt in our pursuit of vibrant growth and groundbreaking work.”.

Before assuming his present function, Dr. Hwu was chair of the department of sarcoma medical oncology at MD Anderson and co-director of MD Andersons Center for Cancer Immunology Research. Throughout his 17-year period at MD Anderson, he likewise was the first chair of the department of cancer malignancy medical oncology.

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Tampa, Fla.-based Moffitt Cancer Center has named Patrick Hwu, MD, president and CEO, efficient Nov. 10, Moffitt announced Aug. 20.

Dr. Hwu earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and completed an oncology fellowship at the National Cancer Institute.

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Thursday, August 20th, 2020