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Douglas Flora: A nice morning kick-off for this year’s American Cancer Society’s ResearcHERS campaign
Apr 28, 2024, 19:40

Douglas Flora: A nice morning kick-off for this year’s American Cancer Society’s ResearcHERS campaign

Douglas Flora shared on LinkedIn:

“A nice morning kick-off for this year’s American Cancer Society‘s ResearcHERS campaign. Loved hearing the insights of dual MD/PhD stars Trisha Wise-Draper and Maria Czyzyk-Krzeska, both brilliant and inspiring cancer researchers who are helping support new generations of strong women in STEM.

ResearcHERS empowers women to fundraise in support of women-led cancer research, but it’s more than just a fundraising campaign. ResearcHERS is a movement. A sisterhood of purpose determined to sustain women-led cancer research, supporting the next generation of young women in STEM.

The American Cancer Society has funded 50 researchers who have gone on to receive the Nobel Prize, and in 2022, Dr. Carolyn Bertozzi became the first woman ACS has funded to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Join the ResearcHERS movement and help us fuel the future of women-led cancer research.”

Douglas Flora

Source: Douglas Flora/LinkedIn

Dr. Douglas Flora, MD, is a medical oncologist based in Edgewood, Kentucky, with over 24 years of dedicated service in the field. Graduating from the Ohio State University College of Medicine in 1999, Dr. Flora has since become a respected figure in oncology, affiliated with leading hospitals such as St. Elizabeth Healthcare Edgewood-Covington Hospitals and St. Elizabeth Fort Thomas Hospital.

With a background in hematology and medical oncology, Dr. Flora serves as the Chief of the Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology at the TriHealth Cancer Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio. He specializes in treating various cancers, including breast, lung, and gastrointestinal malignancies, utilizing innovative treatment approaches backed by clinical research.

Beyond patient care, Dr. Flora is dedicated to medical education, mentoring future oncologists and contributing to research initiatives aimed at improving patient outcomes. His commitment to excellence and compassionate care underscores his significant impact in the fight against cancer.