Eberlein elected chairman of National Comprehensive Cancer Network board

Also named honorary fellow of Society of Black Academic Surgeons

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Timothy J. Eberlein, MD, director of Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been elected chairman of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) board of directors.

The NCCN is a not-for-profit alliance of 27 leading U.S. cancer centers devoted to patient care, research and education. Siteman is the only NCCN member institution in Missouri.

Read more on the School of Medicine site.

In addition, Eberlein, who is also the Bixby Professor of Surgery and head of the Department of Surgery at the School of Medicine, has been named an honorary fellow of the Society of Black Academic Surgeons.

The society’s goal is to advance academic excellence among its more than 200 members by providing a forum of scholarship in collaboration with leading academic departments of surgery in the U.S.

“Dr. Eberlein’s contributions to the careers of many of this organization’s members and his contributions to American surgery at large have been both substantial and appreciated,” said Orlando C. Kirton, MD, the society’s president.

Read more on the School of Medicine site.

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