CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OncLive®, a leading digital provider of resources and information to oncology professionals, proudly announces the addition of two advisory board members, Dr. Daniel George and Dr. Alessandra Ferrajoli, who will collaborate with the Advisory Board to select the semi-finalists for the Giants of Cancer Care® awards.
“Our advisory board consists of some of the most renowned and credible medical professional across the country. We are honored to be joined by Dr. George and Dr. Ferrajoli this year, who will provide tremendous support to the rest of the Advisory Board in choosing the semi-finalists from the nominations,” said Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc., the parent company of OncLive®.
Daniel George, M.D., serves as a professor of medicine and surgery, divisions of medical oncology and urology at the Duke University School of Medicine. Additionally, Dr. George has appointments in the Duke Clinical Research Institute and is the director of genitourinary (GU) oncology at the Duke Cancer Institute. His areas of research include new drug development and biomarkers of GU cancers, highlighting pathways and angiogenesis.
Alessandra Ferrajoli, M.D., is a professor of medicine in the Department of Leukemia, Division of Cancer Medicine at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Her main areas of research include prognostic factors and treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, treatment of elderly patients with acute and chronic leukemia and evidence-based medicine. Dr. Ferrajoli has authored and co-authored more than 200 publications in these fields.
The advisory board plays a critical role in the process of selecting the semi-finalists from the nominations. Each semi-finalist is assessed on their capabilities and their contributions to the field of oncology. Additionally, The Advisory Board is responsible for providing valuable advice to OncLive® to further develop and award initiative in the field of cancer care.
“We look forward to having these highly skilled individuals to observe and carefully select the semi-finalists from the nominations and we truly value the thoughts and opinions of all our board members,” said, Robert Goldsmith, vice president of OncLive®.
Giants of Cancer Care® is a premier event that recognizes individuals who are dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by cancer. The 2018 Giants of Cancer Care® class of inductees will be recognized on May 31, 2018, by a selection committee of over 100 prominent oncologists. For further information about the program and to nominate, visit http://www.giantsofcancercare.com/nominate. To register, visit http://www.giantsofcancercare.com/rsvp.
A digital platform of resources for practicing oncologists, OncLive.com offers oncology professionals information they can use to help provide the best patient care. OncLive® is the official website for Michael J. Hennessy Associates’ Oncology Specialty Group, which publishes OncologyLive®, Oncology Nursing News®, Oncology Business Management® and more. Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc. is a full-service health care communications company offering education, research and medical media, including curetoday.com and CURE® magazine, the largest U.S. consumer publication focused entirely on cancer. Combining science and humanity to make cancer understandable, CURE® reaches patients, cancer centers and advocacy groups.