January 2023 Accolades

NY1 Features Dr. Becker to Explain Importance of Cancer Screenings

Kevin Becker, MD, Chief of Hematology Medical Oncology at Maimonides Cancer Center, was featured on NY1 on Monday, Dec. 19, to remind viewers in our community of the importance of routine cancer screenings, which can lead to earlier diagnoses and, consequently, a much higher chance of successful treatment and remission, and reduced need for more invasive therapies.

Read the summary from NY1 here.

Gennie Sanchez Earns Business Leadership Distinction

Gennie Sanchez, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain, was distinguished this past month as a Crain’s New York Business 2022 Notable Asian Leader, reflecting her major positive impact on Maimonides’ supply chain operations, her 19-year career in the field, and her drive to uplift Asian Americans in the workplace and support minority- and woman-owned businesses and enterprises. Read the full feature here.

Dr. Agha Talks RSV with BBC

Dr. Rabia Agha, Director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease, spoke with the BBC for an article this month about the recent outbreaks of RSV and other serious pediatric respiratory infections, and what Maimonides has been doing to help patients, like doubling the capacity of our pediatric ICU. Read the full article here.

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