Sara Mathew, associate director of research and operations administration in the Department of Surgery, received the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Distinguished Service Award. The ACHE Recognition Program celebrates members’ commitment to the healthcare management profession. Mathew was recognized for her contribution to health care leadership excellence and outstanding commitment to volunteer service.
Dr. Perdita Permaul, the Caryl and Israel A. Englander Clinical Scholar in Children’s Health and assistant professor of clinical pediatrics, has been elected vice chair of the Environmental Exposures and Respiratory Health Committee of the Environmental and Occupational Respiratory Diseases Interest Section for the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. The academy is the leading membership organization for allergists and immunologists and a patient resource for allergies, asthma and immune deficiency disorders.
Dr. Jedd D. Wolchok, the Meyer Director of the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center and a professor of medicine, has been elected a fellow of the American Association for Cancer Research. 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.