Two nationally recognized leaders in the field of pediatric cancer have joined Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone and Perlmutter Cancer Center.
Elizabeth A. Raetz, MD, will serve as director of the Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, as well as medical director of Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. Her research targets acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children.
Theodore P. Nicolaides, MD, will serve as director of pediatric neuro-oncology, focusing his research on pediatric brain cancer.
Dr. Raetz and Dr. Nicolaides will act as important leaders for Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, using their extensive research backgrounds to advance the standard of care and quality of life for patients.
“It is an exciting time to welcome both Dr. Raetz and Dr. Nicolaides,” says Catherine S. Manno, MD, the Pat and John Rosenwald Professor of Pediatrics and chair of the Department of Pediatrics. “Both are proven leaders with extensive clinical and research experience in their fields. Their compassion, energy, and vision will be significant assets as we advance our mission to provide world-class care to patients and their families.”
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