Pat Loehrer presented Award
September 21, 2016
On the occasion of the 11th Annual Meeting of Cancer Institute Directors (NCID2016), Dr Patrick Loehrer was presented with the World Prevention Alliance/International Prevention Research Institute award in recognition of his contribution to Cancer Control.
Dr. Loehrer is director of the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center and the H.H. Gregg Professor of Oncology and associate dean for cancer research at the Indiana University School of Medicine. He is widely recognised as an outstanding clinician and clinical researcher and is a specialist in a variety of forms of cancer. His long-term activity and leadership in developing quality cancer treatment in Eldoret (Kenya) through long term support of AMPATH, which comprises Moi University, Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital and a consortium of North America academic centres led by Indiana University working in partnership with the Government of Kenya. This is an initiative of long standing and has provided high-level education in many aspects of Oncology and quality care where none existed before. This represents a major contribution to Cancer Control.