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Dr. Ali Hajiran Named as Chief of Urologic Oncology
Thursday, December 8, 2022
West Virginia University Medicine is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Ali Hajiran as the new Chief of Urologic Oncology. Dr. Hajiran is a native of Wheeling, West Virginia. Dr. Hajiran completed his undergraduate degree at Wheeling Jesuit University before earning his Doctorate of Medicine from West Virginia University School of Medicine. He completed General Surgery Internship and Urologic Surgery Residency training at West Virginia University. Dr. Hajiran then completed a Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) accredited Fellowship at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute in Tampa, Florida. Dr. Hajiran has authored or co-authored more than 40 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters. He specializes in treating complex cases of kidney, bladder, prostate, and testicular cancers using minimally-invasive robotic and traditional surgical techniques. "It is a great honor to appoint Dr. Hajiran to this important role. His outstanding residency and fellowship training have provided him with the skills needed to excel. It is even more special that Dr. Hajiran has come home to bring these skills to care for the people of West Virginia, a state where he grew up in" added Dr. Zaslau, Professor and Chairman, Department of Urology. “West Virginia has one of the highest rates of newly diagnosed cancer and cancer mortality in the nation,” Hajiran said. “As a native West Virginian, I have seen firsthand the effects of cancer on our community. To be able to serve our neighbors, family and friends who are dealing with cancer in this capacity is a dream come true. For me, this position is very personal and I look forward to bringing my energy and new ideas to this role. I am committed to working with our team of dedicated professionals to deliver the highest quality cutting-edge comprehensive urologic cancer care through multidisciplinary collaboration and improving access to clinical trials here in Appalachia.”
WVU Cancer Institute recertified for high-quality cancer care
Friday, November 11, 2022
The WVU Cancer Institute Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center (MBRCC) in Morgantown has received recertification by the QOPI® Certification Program, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Association for Clinical Oncology (the Association) and an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (the Society).
WVU Cancer Institute celebrates Pink and Pearl Day
Friday, November 4, 2022
The WVU Cancer Institute is joining organizations across the state to celebrate West Virginia’s inaugural Pink and Pearl Day today (Nov. 4).
Gibson to retire after leading outstanding research, education efforts at WVU Health Sciences
Monday, October 31, 2022
WVU Health Sciences Senior Associate Vice President for Research and Graduate Education Laura Gibson, Ph.D., who has dedicated her career to research focused on improving health and advancing education, has announced her retirement, effective July 1, 2023.
WVU Cancer Institute recognizes resident with DeLynn Fellowship
Thursday, September 8, 2022
Britney Harris, M.D., a second-year trainee in the surgical oncology residency program has been awarded the Laurence and Jean DeLynn Cancer Research Fellowship which supports her efforts to explore new and better treatment therapies for pancreatic cancer.
Clump named chair of Radiation Oncology
Thursday, July 14, 2022
The WVU School of Medicine Department of Radiation Oncology has named David Anthony “Andy” Clump, M.D., Ph.D., as the new department chair, effective Sept. 19, 2022.
WVU Cancer Institute Summer Undergraduate Research Program welcomes 2022 cohort
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
The West Virginia University Cancer Institute has welcomed five students to campus for the Summer Undergraduate Research Program. The highly competitive program provides funding and opportunities in clinical and basic cancer research for undergraduate students who want to pursue careers in the field.
Edward Harrison joins WVU Cancer Institute
Thursday, June 2, 2022
Edward Harrison has joined the WVU Cancer Institute as its vice president of cancer services. His first day on the job was May 16.
28th Annual Walk 100 Miles in 100 Days®
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Now in its 28th year, the annual program will start on May 23 and will run through August 30.
Public Health faculty member earns fellowship role to improve long-term care for West Virginia cancer survivors
Friday, May 27, 2022
West Virginia University School of Public Health Research Assistant Professor Nicole Stout, DPT, FAPTA has been named a Bridge Faculty Fellow for 2022, bringing her one step closer to improving long-term care and support for West Virginia’s cancer survivors.