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Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Faculty News)

2022
September
26,
2022
| 07:27 AM America/Los_Angeles
Martha Gulati, MD, an expert in preventive cardiology and women’s heart disease, has joined the Smidt Heart Institute as director of Preventive Cardiology, associate director of the Preventive and Rehabilitative Cardiac Center and associate director ...
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September
22,
2022
| 09:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
Lali Medina-Kauwe, PhD, former co-leader of the Cancer Biology Program in Cedars-Sinai Cancer, has assumed a new role as associate director for Basic Research. The Cancer Biology Program will now be led by Dolores Di Vizio, MD, PhD, professor of Biom...
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September
08,
2022
| 09:08 AM America/Los_Angeles
James Turkson, PhD, professor in the Division of Medical Oncology in the Department of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai, is uniquely positioned for a new role developed at Cedars-Sinai Cancer: director for Diversity, Inclusion and Strategy.“I have great conf...
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September
07,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Jill Martin has been tapped to lead the Cedars-Sinai Medical Network as its new executive vice president, effective Nov. 30.Martin, who joined Cedars-Sinai Medical Network in 1997 as its director of finance, succeeds John Jenrette, MD, who is retirin...
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September
06,
2022
| 07:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
Ali Azizzadeh, MD, an internationally recognized vascular surgeon at Cedars-Sinai, has been appointed associate dean of Faculty Affairs.In his new role, Azizzadeh will provide strategic guidance and support for faculty members, playing a key role in ...
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August
31,
2022
| 12:51 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has selected Pasy Wang as its inaugural vice president and chief investment officer. In this newly created leadership role, Wang will design and manage Cedars-Sinai's investment portfolio to support organizational growth and critical pat...
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August
30,
2022
| 15:11 PM America/Los_Angeles
Following an extensive national search, Cedars-Sinai has appointed Cristina R. Ferrone, MD, as chair of the Department of Surgery. Currently a professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and director of the Office of Clinical Careers for Massachus...
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August
29,
2022
| 13:02 PM America/Los_Angeles
WHO: During National Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Awareness Month and Aortic Disease Awareness Week, Smidt Heart Institute cardiologists and surgeons are available for interviews with journalists working on stories about these common heart conditions. ...
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August
22,
2022
| 06:11 AM America/Los_Angeles
WHAT: Experts from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai, home to California’s top-ranked cardiology and heart surgery programs, will present an array of innovative research—including late-breaking science—during the European Society of Cardiolog...
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August
18,
2022
| 07:08 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nunzio Bottini, MD, PhD, whose groundbreaking research focuses on the role of a group of proteins in the development of rheumatic diseases, has joined Cedars-Sinai as the inaugural director of the Kao Autoimmunity Institute.“Dr. Bottini is an interna...
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August
02,
2022
| 07:07 AM America/Los_Angeles
Ju Dong Yang, MD, a liver cancer clinician-researcher who studies epidemiology, health disparities and outcomes, and biomarkers both nationally and globally, has been appointed medical director of the Liver Cancer Program at Cedars-Sinai Cancer.In hi...
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July
25,
2022
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
WHAT:Physician-scientists from the Jona Goldrich Center for Alzheimer’s and Memory Disorders at Cedars-Sinai are available for media interviews during the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) taking place online and in person July ...
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July
20,
2022
| 07:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
Howard Sandler, MD, chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Cedars-Sinai Cancer, has been named president-elect of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). Sandler will begin his term as president-elect in October, followed by si...
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July
08,
2022
| 07:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Marc Botnick, MD, a board-certified radiation oncologist with more than 20 years of experience managing all cancer types, has been named regional medical director for Radiation Oncology at Cedars-Sinai Cancer. His primary clinical practice site will ...
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July
05,
2022
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Alexis Simpkins, MD, PhD, a stroke expert whose research focuses on acute stroke treatment and prevention, advanced brain imaging, and improving health equity in patient care and diversity among trainees in stroke, has joined the faculty in the Depar...
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June
16,
2022
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A team from the Smidt Heart Institute and Division of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine at Cedars-Sinai will establish a new program to develop data tools that will help predict which patients could experience heart attacks, heart failure and other...
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June
14,
2022
| 13:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
Two physician leaders from the Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center have been honored by two prestigious national groups.Irene Kim, MD, director of the Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center, received a Woman of the Year award for Calif...
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June
13,
2022
| 07:07 AM America/Los_Angeles
David M. Wrigley has been promoted to executive vice president and chief financial officer of Cedars-Sinai Health System, effective July 1.Wrigley also will serve as treasurer of Cedars-Sinai Health System, and as secretary of the finance and investm...
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June
09,
2022
| 07:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from Cedars-Sinai will present the latest novel stem cell and regenerative medicine research at the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) Annual Meeting, which is being held in person and virtually June 15-19 in San Franc...
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June
06,
2022
| 11:09 AM America/Los_Angeles
WHAT:Experts from Cedars-Sinai Cancer are available to comment on the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Cancer Disparities Progress Report 2022, which will be released Wednesday, June 8, in a virtual congressional briefing. The report h...
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June
06,
2022
| 07:11 AM America/Los_Angeles
Michael Bowdish, MD, MS, a national leader in cardiac surgery and among a handful of cardiac surgeons continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health for a decade, has been appointed vice chair of the Department of Cardiac Surgery in the Smi...
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June
03,
2022
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Physicians and scientists from Cedars-Sinai will discuss the latest advances in treatment, care and research at the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting (ENDO 2022) in Atlanta, June 11-14.Shlomo Melmed, MB, ChB, executive vice president of Academic Aff...
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June
03,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai clinicians and scientists, including anti-rejection therapy pioneer Stanley Jordan, MD, will share their latest advances in research at the American Transplant Congress (ATC), June 4-8, 2022, in Boston. The ATC is the joint annual meetin...
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June
01,
2022
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
WHAT:Cedars-Sinai and Space Tango are launching pilot-scale systems for the in-space production of stem cells to see if they can elevate the next generation of stem cell and gene therapies by harnessing the near-zero gravity conditions of spaceflight...
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June
01,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Graciela Gonzalez-Hernandez, PhD, has been named vice chair of Cedars-Sinai’s Department of Computational Biomedicine. In this position, Gonzalez-Hernandez will focus on collaborating with investigators across the Cedars-Sinai Health System and expan...
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May
26,
2022
| 14:40 PM America/Los_Angeles
Experts from Cedars-Sinai Cancer, ranked among the top 10 in the nation for cancer care, will present novel research and clinical advances throughout the 2022 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), taking place in person ...
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May
26,
2022
| 09:40 AM America/Los_Angeles
WHAT: Multiple cases of monkeypox have surfaced in Europe and the U.S. that do not appear to be linked to travel, causing concern among the medical community that this infectious disease is spreading through sexual contact or other close interactions...
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May
25,
2022
| 11:07 AM America/Los_Angeles
Roma Gianchandani, MD,  has joined Cedars-Sinai as the new medical director of Diabetes Quality and vice-chair of Quality and Innovation.“We were extremely fortunate to have recruited Dr. Gianchandani from the University of Michigan, where she single...
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May
20,
2022
| 07:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Shlomo Melmed, MB, ChB, a world-renowned leader in pituitary medicine, was named the inaugural recipient of the Transatlantic Alliance Award by the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) and the Endocrine Society for his pioneering research in pitui...
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May
19,
2022
| 07:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
Following a nationwide search, Christina Harris, MD, has been named vice president and chief health equity officer for Cedars-Sinai.  In this strategic leadership position, Harris will guide Cedars-Sinai's ongoing efforts to promote health equity, ad...
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