Renowned breast cancer specialist received the award at the 38th Annual Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium: Innovative Cancer Therapy for Tomorrow virtual conference
November 06, 2020 10:04 AM Eastern Standard Time
CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), presented Hope S. Rugo, M.D., FASCO, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), with the 2020 Educator of the Year award during the 38th Annual Chemotherapy Foundation Symposium: Innovative Cancer Therapy for Tomorrow conference, held virtually on Thursday, Nov. 5.
“Dr. Rugo exemplifies the values and qualities we look for when selecting the recipient of the PER® Educator of the Year award,” said Phil Talamo, president of PER®. “Her remarkable reputation as an educator and mentor transcends her community at UCSF, she travels the world to educate cancer care professionals and enlightens the entire industry with groundbreaking research makes her truly deserving of this award.”
Rugo is a professor of medicine in the division of hematology and oncology at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, where she is also the director of breast oncology and clinical trials education. As an active researcher, she has published many peer-reviewed papers and given presentations on a variety of breast cancer and supportive care-related topics. Rugo is also an investigator and chair of the Safety Committee for the national multicenter I-SPY2 trial and is the principal investigator of several clinical trials.
The PER® Educator of the Year award highlights the accomplishments of oncology leaders and honors their contributions and efforts to propel the field of medical oncology through innovative and collaborative education.
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