Scott W. Cowan, MD, has been promoted to Professor. Dr. Cowan is also the Enterprise Medical Director of Risk Management for Jefferson Health.
Hien Dang, PhD, was awarded a National Institutes of Health R01 grant supporting “Deciphering the role of NELFE in modulating MYC signaling in hepatocellular carcinoma.” Dr. Dang is one of 11 scientists selected for the inaugural cohort of Cancer Moonshot Scholars, President Biden’s program to support outstanding early-career researchers.
Aditi Jain, PhD, has been promoted to Research Assistant Professor. She was recently awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Investigator-Initiated Small Research Grant (R03) entitled “Elucidating the relevance of BARD1-PLK1 interaction in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma (PDAC) and response to therapy.”
Melissa A. Lazar, MD, has been promoted to Associate Professor. She specializes in breast surgery and cares for patients at Jefferson Methodist Hospital and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
Olugbenga T. Okusanya, MD, has been promoted to Associate Professor. Dr. Okusanya was also recently name the inaugural Vice Chair for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity in the Department of Surgery. He specializes in thoracic surgery and cares for patients at Jefferson Einstein Hospital, Jefferson Methodist Hospital, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
Matthew M. Rosen, MD, has been promoted to Clinical Assistant Professor. Dr. Rosen specializes in acute care, trauma, and general surgery. He cares for ICU patients at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH) and patients at Paoli Hospital’s Level II Trauma Center (staffed by TJUH trauma surgeons).
Vakhtang Tchantchaleishvili, MD, has been promoted to Associate Professor. He specializes in cardiac surgery and cares for patients at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
"News in Brief,"
Jefferson Surgical Solutions: Vol. 19:
1, Article 8.
Available at: https://jdc.jefferson.edu/jss/vol19/iss1/8