Dr. Clifford Hudis, Chairman of BCRF's Scientific Advisory Committee, Elected ASCO President
Dr. Hudis is elected to lead the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the professional organization representing more than 30,000 oncologists worldwide, in 2013-2014.
In December, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) announced the election of Clifford Hudis, MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center,as ASCO President for a one-year term beginning in June 2013. Dr. Hudis, who chairs BCRF's Scientific Advisory Committee, is the sixth BCRF-affiliated researcher to lead ASCO since 2001; he follows Drs. Larry Norton (ASCO President 2001-2), Gabriel N. Hortobagyi (2006-7), Nancy E. Davidson (2007-8), Richard Schilsky (2008-9), and George Sledge (2010-11).
Since joining ASCO in 1991, Dr. Hudis has proven his dedication to the Society through his active service and leadership. Since 2009 he has been Treasurer of the ASCO Board of Directors; similarly, since 2009 he has been a member of the Board's Executive and Planning Committees. His term as Co-Chair of the Board's Finance and Governance Subcommittee and Chair of the Finance Committee was from 2009-2012. Dr. Hudis has also served as Chair of ASCO's Integrated Technology Committee and Co-Chair of the Breast Cancer Symposium.
Dr. Hudis will take office as President-Elect during ASCO's 48th Annual Meeting in Chicago in June 2012. Read more...
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