New Council members elected, 2020
The ASCI is pleased to announce the results of a recent ballot to fill Council vacancies pending in 2020. Dr. Benjamin Humphreys, Secretary-Treasurer Elect, oversaw the ballot; Drs. Wonder Drake and Anna Hemnes volunteered as auditors.
The following members will join the Council at the conclusion of the upcoming AAP/ASCI/APSA Joint Meeting, April 3-5.
Vice President: Sohail F. Tavazoie, MD, PhD
Dr. Tavazoie is Leon Hess Professor and Senior Attending Physician at the Rockefeller University. He received his MD from Harvard Medical School and PhD from Harvard University, completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, and completed a fellowship in oncology at the Sloan Kettering Institute. Elected to the ASCI in 2015, he currently serves on the Council as a Councilor.
Secretary-Treasurer Elect: Priscilla Ying Hsue, MD
Dr. Hsue is the William Watt Kerr Professor of Medicine and Co-Director, Center of Vascular Excellence, at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She received an MD from UCSF, where she completed her internship and residency. Dr. Hsue was elected to the ASCI in 2013.
Councilor: Jennifer A. Wargo, MD, MMSc
Dr. Wargo is Professor, Department of Genomic Medicine, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. She received an MD from the Medical College of Pennsylvania, completed a clinical internship and residency in general surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH); a research fellowship in surgical oncology at the University of California, Los Angeles; a clinical residency in general surgery at MGH; and a clinical fellowship in surgical oncology at the National Cancer Institute. She received an MMSc from Harvard University in 2012. She was elected to the ASCI in 2019.