Sofia Garcia was named director of the Cancer Survivorship Institute of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University.
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Frank J. Penedo, associate director for cancer survivorship and translational behavioral sciences at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, is the recipient of the International Society of Behavioral Medicine’s 2023 ISBM Distinguished Scientist Award. The award was presented at the 17th Congress of the ISBM in Vancouver, British Columbia, and recognizes distinguished theoretical or empirical contributions to behavioral medicine.
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