CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), the nation’s leading resource for oncology and hematology continuing medical education (CME), honored Dr. Roman Perez-Soler as the 2017 “Educator of the Year” during the 35th Annual CFS: Innovative Cancer Therapy for Tomorrow meeting, announced Phil Talamo, president of PER®.
In making the announcement, Talamo said, “It’s PER’s prime goal to enhance and propel the field of oncology through education. Therefore, it brings us great honor to recognize Dr. Roman Perez-Soler, who truly encapsulates the spirit for this award and we are honored to recognize his hard work and dedication to the field of education, not only in the United States, but also for PER’s expansion into Europe.”
Currently, Dr. Roman Perez-Soler is the chairman of the department of oncology and chief of division of medical oncology at Montefiore Medical Center and serves as the professor of medicine and molecular pharmacology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His clinical research focuses on novel approaches for the treatment of lung cancer and has been funded continuously by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). With over 200 peer-reviewed publications and 16 granted patents, Dr. Perez-Soler has made significant contributions in the anticancer drug development in the areas of EGFR inhibitors, topoisomerase I inhibitors and novel delivery systems.
The PER® “Educator of the Year” award highlights the accomplishments of an oncology professional. The award honors their contributions and efforts to propel the field of medical oncology forward through education and promoting innovation.
Since 1995, PER® has been the leading provider of live, online and print CME activities focusing on oncology and hematology by providing high-quality, evidence-based activities featuring leading experts who focus on the application of practice-changing advances. In 2017, PER® will develop and implement 21 historic annual legacy conferences in the Unites States and Europe, along with many world-renowned online learning formats. PER® is also the publisher of the monthly peer-reviewed American Journal of Hematology/Oncology® and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the California Board of Registered Nursing. PER® is part of the Cranbury, New Jersey-based Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc. family of businesses. Learn more at http://www.gotoper.com and http://www.mjhassoc.com.