Andrew Vassil, MD (IM’06, RO’10), an Alumni Association Board Specialty Director representing the Taussig Cancer Institute, is a staff physician and Medical Director for Radiation Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic Strongsville Family Health Center. Q. What led you to a career in medicine? Growing up, I loved biology class. After studying plant molecular biology in …Read More
Alumnus Joins Kidney Transplant Team
On completing her fellowship training at Cleveland Clinic in 2014, Hannah Kerr, MD (U/RT’14) was given a rare and exciting opportunity to return to New Mexico, where she did her residency, to develop and lead a brand-new pancreas transplant program. While there, at Presbyterian Hospital, she also made medical history by performing New Mexico’s first-ever kidney/pancreas transplant. Now, Dr. Kerr is back at Cleveland Clinic as a member of the transplant team led by Alvin Wee, MD (U/RT’08), at the Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute’s Center for Renal and Pancreas Transplantation. “My Cleveland … Read More
Dr. Ng Brings Personal Experience to Patient Care
A Knowledgeable Team At the Center for LGBTQ+ Care, “We know that the success of our patients’ wellness depends on the skills and knowledge of the teams of people who care for them,” he says. That’s why the new fund that Dr. Ng established (see accompanying story) includes training support for all members of the … Read More
Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health Advances Prevention, Treatment
Marwan Sabbagh, MD, shares updates on exciting research in degenerative brain disease at the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.
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Dr. and Mrs. Saha Make Major Gift to Centennial Legacy Society
Gopal Saha, PhD, and his wife, Sipra, became founding members of the Centennial Legacy Society’s prestigious Centennial Circle with a generous gift they call a tribute to Cleveland Clinic.
Alumnus Honors His Father, His Field and His Training by Riding in VeloSano
Alumni who are passionate about patient care and medical research and looking for a fun way to support both should consider joining Joseph A. Bauer, PhD, and the rest of the VeloSano Alumni Team this year. Dr. Bauer shares why he joined the team and how important VeloSano is to cancer research at Cleveland Clinic.
David O. Taylor, MD, Recognized with Special Achievement Award
For his notable accomplishments, including exceptional patient care and leadership, Dr. David O. Taylor, who passed away on Feb. 5 at the age of 60, is being honored with The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Alumni Association Special Achievement Award.
Dr. Stephen Young Gives in Honor of Parents, Training
Gratitude led him to make gifts supporting cardiology at Cleveland Clinic and the Alumni Association’s Centennial Legacy Society project. In doing so, he says, he is honoring both his medical training and his love for his parents, Dr. Ralph and Kathryn Young.
Anthony J. Thomas Jr., MD, is Special Achievement Award Honoree
Anthony J. “Tony” Thomas Jr., MD (Staff’82), who passed away Nov. 5, 2017, is being honored for his expertise, kindness and compassion with an Alumni Association Special Achievement Award. The award was established to recognize exceptional, enduring achievements and leadership at Cleveland Clinic.
Alums Raise Awareness of Healthcare Disparities
Cleveland Clinic alumni Gregory Hall, MD, MBA (IM’94) and Charles Modlin, MD, MBA, (U/RT’96), Founder and Director of the Minority Men’s Health Center of Cleveland Clinic’s Glickman Urological Institute and Executive Director of Minority Health for Cleveland Clinic, have served together on the Ohio Commission on Minority Health. Independently, they focus on healthcare disparities and the health concerns of the African American community.