Movers in Medicine

Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium, cancer centers add new leaders


 

Hearn Jay Cho, MD, PhD, has been appointed chief medical officer of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF). In this role, Dr. Cho will develop a clinical research strategy and accelerate drug development programs for the MMRF. He will also lead the Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium, a group of 25 research centers focused on multiple myeloma.

Hearn Jay Cho, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai in New York, N.Y.

Dr. Hearn Jay Cho

Dr. Cho will continue on as an associate professor of medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai in New York, and as an attending physician with the multiple myeloma service at the Mt. Sinai Tisch Cancer Institute. He will also continue to manage his lab at Mt. Sinai.

Michael Jay Styler, MD, has joined the department of hematology/oncology as an associate professor in the academic clinician track as part of the bone marrow transplant program at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia.

Michael Jay Styler, MD, of Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia

Dr. Michael Jay Styler

Dr. Styler was previously medical director of the transplant center, apheresis center, and collection center at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, as well as medical director of the stem cell transplant program and the clinical service chief of hematology/oncology. Dr. Styler was also an associate professor at Drexel University, Philadelphia, where he served as division director of hematology/oncology and associate fellowship director of the hematology/oncology program.

Jaspreet Chahal, MD, has joined the Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation, which has locations in Arizona, California, and Nevada. Dr. Chahal will serve patients in Tucson and Green Valley, Ariz.

Jaspreet Chahal, MD, of The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation, Tucson and Green Valley, Ariz.

Dr. Jaspreet Chahal

Dr. Chahal has a doctor of medicine degree from St. George’s University in West Indies, Grenada. She completed her internship in hematology and oncology at Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y., and her residency in internal medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Marcin Chwistek, MD, has been appointed editor in chief of AAHPM Quarterly, which is published by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Chwistek is an associate professor in the department of hematology/oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, where he is also director of the pain and palliative care program.

Marcin Chwistek, MD, associate professor in the department of hematology/oncology at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, where he is also director of the pain and palliative care program.

Dr. Marcin Chwistek

As editor in chief of AAHPM Quarterly, Dr. Chwistek will work with other members of the editorial board to develop content related to hospice care and palliative medicine. Dr. Chwistek previously served as the associate editor in chief of AAHPM Quarterly and writes a column that appears in every issue.

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