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Cancer centers announce new faculty


Jorge E. Cortes, MD, is set to become director of the Georgia Cancer Center in Augusta on Sept. 1. In this new position, Dr. Cortes will further the center’s missions of obtaining National Cancer Institute designation and reducing the burden of cancer in Georgia.

Dr. Jorge E. Cortes, Georgia Cancer Center, Augusta

Dr. Jorge E. Cortes

Dr. Cortes was previously deputy chair and professor of medicine in the department of leukemia at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. He received his medical degree in 1986 and began working at MD Anderson in 1991. His clinical interests include acute and chronic leukemias, myelodysplastic syndromes, and myeloproliferative neoplasms.

Fern M. Anari, MD, joined Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia in August. Dr. Anari is now an assistant professor in the division of genitourinary medical oncology within the department of hematology/oncology.

Dr. Fern M. Anari, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia

Dr. Fern M. Anari

Dr. Anari earned her medical degree from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, N.J., and completed an internship and residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. She joined Fox Chase/Temple University for a 3-year fellowship in 2016.

Another new hire in the department of hematology/oncology at Fox Chase is Iberia Romina Sosa, MD, PhD. Dr. Sosa became an assistant professor in the clinical investigator track in August.

Dr. Iberia Romina Sosa, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia

Dr. Iberia Romina Sosa

Dr. Sosa, who is a member of the Hematology News editorial advisory board, was previously an assistant professor in the department of hematology/oncology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She received her MD and PhD from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and completed a residency and fellowship at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn.

Finally, John Migliano, MD, has joined The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation, which has locations in Southern California, Arizona, and Nevada. Dr. Migliano serves patients at the Arizona locations in Tucson, Oro Valley, and Marana.

Dr. John Migliano, The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation in Arizona

Dr. John Migliano

Dr. Migliano received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Health Sciences in Saint Kitts and completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson. He was a hematology/oncology fellow at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C.

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