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Karen Winkfield: What an incredible honour to be nominated for the mission of Health Equity
Mar 21, 2024, 16:25

Karen Winkfield: What an incredible honour to be nominated for the mission of Health Equity

Karen Winkfield shared a post by HemOnc Today on X/Twitter, adding:

What an incredible honour to be nominated. I don’t have a huge social media following so really don’t expect to garner many votes. Just thrilled to have my decades of Health Equity and Cancer Equity work recognised!”

Quoting HemOnc Today’s post:

These nominations embody the mission of Health Equity. Thank you to University of Illinois Cancer Center for your partnership on this category.

Nathalie Mckenzie, Karen Winkfield, Don S. Dizon, Olufunmilayo Olopade, Macarena de la Fuente and Loretta Erhunmwunsee.

Here’s the voting link.
And save the date for June 1!”

Proceed to video attached to the post.

Source: Karen Winkfield/X and HemOnc Today/X

Karen Winkfield is a Professor in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Ingram Professor of Cancer Research at Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center, and Professor of Medicine at Meharry Medical College. She is the Executive Director of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance, a strategic partnership between Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Winkfield was appointed by President Joe Biden to the National Cancer Advisory Board in 2021, where she will serve a six-year term and help guide federal initiatives that focus on cancer. She is a member of the ASCO Board. She is a recipient of The One Hundred Award from the Massachusetts General Hospital, Women Leaning the Way to Wellness Award from the American Cancer Society and Health Hero Award for Advocacy.