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Monica Bertagnolli on Kimryn Rathmell’s appointment as the NCI Director
Nov 18, 2023, 16:17

Monica Bertagnolli on Kimryn Rathmell’s appointment as the NCI Director

Monica Bertagnolli wrote on Twitter/X:

“I applaud that POTUS intends to appoint Dr. Kimryn Rathmell as the NCI Director. She’s spent her career driving efforts to support and improve outcomes for those with cancer, making her an ideal candidate to lead NIH’s efforts to end cancer as we know it.”

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Dr. Monica Bertagnolli is the Director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), USA. She previously served as the Richard E. Wilson Professor of Surgery in the field of surgical oncology at Harvard Medical School, a surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and a member of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatment and Sarcoma Centers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Bertagnolli is the Founding Chair of the minimal Common Oncology Data Elements (mCODE) executive committee and has held multiple positions nationally, including being Past President and Chair of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Chair of the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology. In 2021, she was elected to the National Academy of Medicine, having previously served on the National Academies National Cancer Policy Forum.