The University of New Mexico Cancer Research & Treatment Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Hromas, M.D., a nationally recognized expert in leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma, as associate director for clinical research.
Dr. Hromas also has joined the UNM School of Medicine as a professor of medicine and chief of the Hematology/Oncology Division. Before coming to
After receiving his bachelor's degree and graduating Magna Cum Laude from
Dr. Hromas did further training at the
Among the numerous honors Dr. Hromas has received for teaching are the Indiana University Board of Trustees Outstanding Teacher Award and the Indiana Humanism in Medical Education Award. His medical research awards include the Stohlman Scholar Award from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and election to the American Society of Clinical Investigation, an honor society of physician investigators. He currently serves as chair of the American Cancer Society's Leukemia and Immunology Review Group.
Dr. Hromas also was selected the graduation speaker for this year's medical school class at
"I have always loved
Cheryl Willman, M.D., director of the
"His keen insight into the complexities of leukemia and lymphoma will help us achieve our goal of becoming a National Cancer Institute (NCI)
"Designation will allow us to bring the very latest therapies to our patients," Willman said.
Founded in 1972, the
Contact: Lynn Melton, 272-3322