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Janice P. Dutcher, MD, Past President
Janice P. Dutcher, MD
Past President
Janice P. Dutcher, MD

Current Position: Co-founder & Associate Director/Cancer Research Foundation (CRF)
Professor/New York Medical College

Education: BA, Magna Cum Laude, University of Utah (1971). MD, University of California/Davis (1975). Medical internship and residency at Rush University-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Hospital, Chicago, IL (1975-1978). Fellow in Medical Oncology, National Cancer Institute, Baltimore, MD (1978-1981).

Clinical Interest: cancer research and treatment, development of new therapies.

Research Interests: familial hematologic malignancies and their association with other tumor types; clinical trials in hematologic malignancies; supportive care; clinical trials of immunotherapy; management of renal cell cancer and melanoma.

Award and Honors:
  • Presidential Scholar from Utah, awarded by Lyndon B. Johnson, (1968)
  • Finalist, Beecham Award in Hematology, Southern Blood Club of AFMR (1983)
  • Leukemia Society of America - Special Fellow, (1983-1985)
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians (1983)
  • First Recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award, UC Davis School of Medicine, (1988)
  • First Prize for Clinical Research, Henry C. Moses Award, Montefiore Medical Center (1989)
  • Outstanding Young Investigator, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (1993)
Other: Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1992-1998); Professor of Medicine NY Medical College (1998-present); Assistant Professor/Associate Professor Albert Einstein College of Medicine (1983-1992); Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Maryland (1982). Director of Immunotherapy clinical trials Montefiore Medical Center (1986-1998), Our Lady of Mercy Cancer Center (1998-2010), and St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center (2010-2012). Founding member of Cytokine Working Group, (1986-present); Chair, Renal Cancer Subcommittee, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (1998-2011), Chair, Oncologic Drug Advisory Committee (ODAC), FDA (1996-1999); Faculty Member, Joint AACR/ASCO Workshop on Methods in Clinical Cancer Research and Protocol Development, 1996-2002; Course Program Committee, 1996; 2001; Member, ASCO Young Investigator Awards Selection Committee, 1998-2002; Chair, Awards Selection Committee, 2000-2001; Member, ASCO Program Committee and Faculty, FECS/ASCO/AACR European Clinical Methods Course - planning 1998, held June 23-29, 1999, June 24-29, 2000. AFMR, Chair Eastern Region, 2016-2017; member AFMR National Council, 2015-2017. Currently Medical Oncology Co-chair of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Renal Cancer Task Force, of which she has been a member since 2010. Currently Associate Director of the Cancer Research Foundation of New York, which focuses on familial hematologic malignancies, and the association of hematologic malignancies and adenocarcinomas. Published more than 350 peer reviewed articles/reviews and chapters in clinical research in oncology.

Current AFMR position: Past President

Term: 5/1/22 - 4/30/23
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