HONORS & AWARDS

2013 

Nestor F. Esnaola, attending surgeon, has been selected as a member of the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer (CoC). Esnaola joins a group of 102 individuals who either represent the American College of Surgeons, or 56 national professional organiza- tions or member organizations a liated with the CoC. The CoC is ded- icated to improving cancer care through standard-setting, prevention, research, education, and the monitoring of comprehensive quality of care nationwide.

John A. “Drew” Ridge, chief of head and neck surgery, has been elect- ed President of the Medical Sta . In his new role, Ridge will work with Fox Chase President and CEO Richard I. Fisher and hospital admin- istration to improve physician credentialing and privileging process- es, and select physician representatives to committees that oversee patient safety and quality control.

Eric M. Horwitz, chair of radiation oncology, has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Task Force on Prostate Cancer and Related Chronic Prostate Conditions (PCTF) by Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Karen Murphy. Horwitz joins other radiation oncologists, registered nurses, physicians, state health o cials, and prostate cancer patients tasked with investigating, raising awareness, and making recommendations concerning prostate cancer and related conditions.

Jeffrey R. Peterson, associate professor of cancer biology, and his colleagues were recently awarded a $50,000 research grant from the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition. The proposal suggests a novel, targeted approach to treating patients with triple-negative breast can- cer through metabolic reprogramming. It was selected as one of only four proposals to earn funding by the PBCC for 2016. 

2014 

Nestor F. Esnaola, attending surgeon, has been selected as a member of the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer (CoC). Esnaola joins a group of 102 individuals who either represent the American College of Surgeons, or 56 national professional organiza- tions or member organizations a liated with the CoC. The CoC is ded- icated to improving cancer care through standard-setting, prevention, research, education, and the monitoring of comprehensive quality of care nationwide.

John A. “Drew” Ridge, chief of head and neck surgery, has been elect- ed President of the Medical Sta . In his new role, Ridge will work with Fox Chase President and CEO Richard I. Fisher and hospital admin- istration to improve physician credentialing and privileging process- es, and select physician representatives to committees that oversee patient safety and quality control.

Eric M. Horwitz, chair of radiation oncology, has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Task Force on Prostate Cancer and Related Chronic Prostate Conditions (PCTF) by Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Karen Murphy. Horwitz joins other radiation oncologists, registered nurses, physicians, state health o cials, and prostate cancer patients tasked with investigating, raising awareness, and making recommendations concerning prostate cancer and related conditions.

Jeffrey R. Peterson, associate professor of cancer biology, and his colleagues were recently awarded a $50,000 research grant from the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition. The proposal suggests a novel, targeted approach to treating patients with triple-negative breast can- cer through metabolic reprogramming. It was selected as one of only four proposals to earn funding by the PBCC for 2016. 

2015 

Nestor F. Esnaola, attending surgeon, has been selected as a member of the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer (CoC). Esnaola joins a group of 102 individuals who either represent the American College of Surgeons, or 56 national professional organiza- tions or member organizations a liated with the CoC. The CoC is ded- icated to improving cancer care through standard-setting, prevention, research, education, and the monitoring of comprehensive quality of care nationwide.

John A. “Drew” Ridge, chief of head and neck surgery, has been elect- ed President of the Medical Sta . In his new role, Ridge will work with Fox Chase President and CEO Richard I. Fisher and hospital admin- istration to improve physician credentialing and privileging process- es, and select physician representatives to committees that oversee patient safety and quality control.

Eric M. Horwitz, chair of radiation oncology, has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Task Force on Prostate Cancer and Related Chronic Prostate Conditions (PCTF) by Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Karen Murphy. Horwitz joins other radiation oncologists, registered nurses, physicians, state health o cials, and prostate cancer patients tasked with investigating, raising awareness, and making recommendations concerning prostate cancer and related conditions.

Jeffrey R. Peterson, associate professor of cancer biology, and his colleagues were recently awarded a $50,000 research grant from the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition. The proposal suggests a novel, targeted approach to treating patients with triple-negative breast can- cer through metabolic reprogramming. It was selected as one of only four proposals to earn funding by the PBCC for 2016. 

2016 

Nestor F. Esnaola, attending surgeon, has been selected as a member of the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer (CoC). Esnaola joins a group of 102 individuals who either represent the American College of Surgeons, or 56 national professional organiza- tions or member organizations a liated with the CoC. The CoC is ded- icated to improving cancer care through standard-setting, prevention, research, education, and the monitoring of comprehensive quality of care nationwide.

John A. “Drew” Ridge, chief of head and neck surgery, has been elect- ed President of the Medical Sta . In his new role, Ridge will work with Fox Chase President and CEO Richard I. Fisher and hospital admin- istration to improve physician credentialing and privileging process- es, and select physician representatives to committees that oversee patient safety and quality control.

Eric M. Horwitz, chair of radiation oncology, has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Task Force on Prostate Cancer and Related Chronic Prostate Conditions (PCTF) by Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Karen Murphy. Horwitz joins other radiation oncologists, registered nurses, physicians, state health o cials, and prostate cancer patients tasked with investigating, raising awareness, and making recommendations concerning prostate cancer and related conditions.

Jeffrey R. Peterson, associate professor of cancer biology, and his colleagues were recently awarded a $50,000 research grant from the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition. The proposal suggests a novel, targeted approach to treating patients with triple-negative breast can- cer through metabolic reprogramming. It was selected as one of only four proposals to earn funding by the PBCC for 2016.