Nov 17, 2022

Researchers, Providers, and Programs Recognized with National Cancer Community (C2) Awards

Huntsman Cancer Institute’s Doug Fair, MD, and Center for HOPE team earned 2022 Cancer Community (C2) awards for their outstanding work and contributions to cancer research and patient care. Former Huntsman Cancer Institute researcher Charles Rogers, PhD, was also honored with an award. Alana Welm, PhD, and Kathi Mooney, PhD, RN were also featured as award finalists.

Nov 15, 2022

Martin McMahon, PhD, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for Melanoma Research

Professor Martin McMahon has dedicated his career to making an impact on cancer through research and mentoring trainees in his lab. The native Scot recently returned to his homeland to receive the 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Society for Melanoma Research annual congress in Edinburgh.

Nov 09, 2022

New Vice President Named At Huntsman Cancer Foundation

Huntsman Cancer Foundation president and COO, Susan Sheehan, has promoted Loren Savage to vice president for the foundation. Savage began working for the foundation six years ago and has been recognized for his leadership through a succession of promotions. Throughout his tenure, he has contributed to increased donations leading to new facility construction and advancements in cancer research. Savage brings more than 23 years of experience in non-profit work to his new role with the foundation.

Oct 24, 2022

Jason Hunt, MD, Announced as Interim Chair for New Department of Otolaryngology

Jason Hunt, MD, FACS, clinical director of head and neck surgical oncology at Huntsman Cancer Institute, has been named the interim chair of the University of Utah Health Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

Oct 21, 2022

Congratulating Huntsman Cancer Institute’s Five 2022 Staff Excellence Award Recipients

Huntsman Cancer Institute Is proud to announce that five of our employees have received 2022 University of Utah Staff Excellence Award. This award recognizes full-time employees who exhibit superior service and this year, A’Lisha Finch, Amy Olsen, Melanie Ward, Shawn Newton, and Sean Strope, MPAS, PA-C, were recognized.

Oct 17, 2022

Health Educators Explain Their Passion for Profession

In honor of National Health Education Week, we asked a few of our health educators at Huntsman Cancer Institute to share why they love what they do.

Oct 14, 2022

Spotlight on The Area We Serve: Nevada Cancer Coalition

The Community Outreach and Engagement team recently attended the annual Cancer Control Summit in Reno, Nevada. The event featured sessions on targeted topics across the cancer spectrum as Huntsman Cancer Institute received the 2022 Healthcare Partner of the Year award.

Oct 07, 2022

New Endowed Chair and Fellowship Holders, and Renewed Endowed Chairs

Huntsman Cancer Institute celebrates the addition of two endowed chair holders and a fellowship, as well as the renewal of two esteemed endowed chairs. CEO Mary Beckerle, PhD, congratulates distinguished scientists Amit Maity, MD, Jonathan Tward, MD, PhD, Afaf Osman, MD, Jen Doherty, MD, and Neeraj Agarwal, MD.