Joel E. Tepper, MD, the Hector MacLean Distinguished Professor of Cancer Research in the Department of Radiation Oncology wasbe one of twenty recipients of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2011 Statesman Award.
The award, presented at ASCO’s Annual Meeting in early June in Chicago, IL, recognizes the extraordinary dedication of ASCO members for their voluntary efforts that benefit the Society, the specialty of oncology, and the patients served by the profession. Each year the award is given tovolunteers who have given 20 or more cumulative years of service to the Society.
Dr. Tepper shares the award with another outstanding Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member, Richard M. Goldberg, MD, Distinguished Professor and Chief of the UNC Division of Hematology/Oncology, and Physician-in-Chief of the NC Cancer Hospital.
Funded through August, 2016
Based on patient satisfaction surveys
For their project designed to improve radiation therapy safety.
Fellows ceremony held in June, 2013
At Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS)
Established in 2007 by the Battle Foundation of Rocky Mount, NC to recognize exceptional cancer research at the UNC School of Medicine.