Awards and Honors – March 31, 2023

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Dr. Andrew Alexis, professor of dermatology, has been elected president of the Skin of Color Society. The Skin of Color Society is an international organization whose mission is to promote awareness of and excellence within skin of color dermatology and is committed to the education of health care providers and the general public on related dermatologic health issues. 

Dr. Gwendolyne Jack, assistant professor of clinical medicine, has been named to the National Minority Quality Forum 40 under 40 list. The award recognizes leaders who have continuously strengthened their communities by reducing health disparities amid ongoing challenges within the health care system. She will receive her award during National Minority Health Month in April. 

Dr. Erica Phillips, associate director of community outreach and engagement at the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center and the Jack Fishman Associate Professor of Cancer Prevention, has been awarded the 2023 Community-Engaged Practice and Innovation Award from the David M. Einhorn Center for Community Engagement. The award recognizes faculty who have developed community-engaged learning, leadership or research activities that create student curricular and co-curricular opportunities. 

Dr. Jedd D. Wolchok, the Meyer Director of the Meyer Cancer Center and a professor of medicine, has been elected a member of the American Association for Cancer Research's Board of Directors. The association’s mission is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, collaboration, funding and advocacy. The association is the first and largest cancer research organization dedicated to accelerating the conquest of cancer.   

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