New Mexico NCORP Team Receives Awards!

NMCCA’s affiliate sites are part of the NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP).  NCORP is a national NCI-supported network that brings cancer prevention clinical trials and cancer care delivery research (CCDR) to people in their communities.

At the recent NCORP annual meeting in Bethesda, MD, the New Mexico NCORP was awarded several certificates of merit. The NM NCORP exceeded stated accruals goals and some of the Principal Investigators and their Research Staff in NM received recognition at two levels. Congratulations!

Silver Certificate of Excellence was awarded to:

  • Richard Lauer, MD and Research Staff – UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • William Adler, MD and Research Staff – MMC Cancer Center – Las Cruces
  • Ursa Brown-Glaberman, MD and Research Staff- UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Cecilia Arana Yi, MD and Research Staff- UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center

Certificates of Appreciation were awarded to:

  • Carolyn Muller, MD and Research Staff – UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Amy Tarnower, MD and Research Staff – UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Zoneddy Dayao, MD and Research Staff – UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Karen Finkelstein, MD and Research Staff – Southwest Women’s Oncology