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Fumiko Ladd Chino: A program for 11/12th graders in the Washington DC Metro Area
Apr 7, 2024, 07:37

Fumiko Ladd Chino: A program for 11/12th graders in the Washington DC Metro Area

Fumiko Ladd Chino shared a post by Tatiana Prowell, on X:

“This program for 11/12th graders in the Washington DC Metro Area (DC, Maryland, Virginia). Priority given to Adolescent and young adult cancer, pediatric cancer survivors or those with sibling/parent with cancer. Students from diverse and/or disadvantaged backgrounds encouraged to apply.

Quoting Tatiana Prowell‘s post:

Retweeting because this hybrid (mostly virtual) FDA Oncology summer STEM internship for ~30 selected 11th/12th graders in DC metro area in final tweet will happen again 6/24-8/2.

Additional details.
Source: Fumiko Ladd Chino/X and Tatiana Prowell/X

Fumiko Ladd Chino is a cancer researcher and Assistant Attending in Radiation Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (USA), who specializes in gynecological and breast cancers. She was also a caregiver for her husband Andrew Mark Ladd, PhD who died from cancer in 2007. She is a recipient of numerous awards, including ASCO Excellence in Equity Award (2022), Duke Radiation Oncology Award for Outstanding Clinical Research (2019), Duke University Hospital “Good Catch” Award (2018), Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Award (2018), Duke University School of Medicine Dean’s Recognition Award (2014) and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Texas Medical Center Volunteer of the Year Award (2009).

Tatiana M. Prowell is an Associate Professor of Oncology in the Division of Women’s Malignancies at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center and Breast Cancer Scientific Liaison to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. She was the principal architect of FDA’s policy on accelerated approval using pathological complete response as a novel regulatory endpoint in the neoadjuvant high-risk breast cancer setting, and a member of the Biden Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel Cancer Immunology Working Group. A frequent public speaker, she is a three-time recipient of FDA’s Excellence in Communication Award. She is a past Giants of Cancer Care Award finalist, the recipient of the 2019 John and Samuel Bard Medal in Science or Medicine, and the recipient of a 2020 Webby Special Achievement Award for her effective use of social media during the pandemic. A passionate medical educator and mentor, she was Chair of the 2020 ASCO Annual Meeting Education Committee.