The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recently announced the selection of Stephen P. Hunger, MD, a nationally prominent specialist in children’s cancer, as its new Chief of the Division of Oncology and the Director of the Center for Childhood Cancer Research. Dr. Hunger assumed his new position on November 1.
Dr. Hunger arrived from Children’s Hospital Colorado, where he was most recently Director of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders and holder of the Ergen Family Chair in Pediatric Cancer. He also was a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Chief of the Section of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation. He has a particular research interest in acute lymphoblastic leukemia. ■