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  • Apr 16, 2021

KL2 Scholar Dr. Chukwuemeka Ihemelandu recipient of SSO Clinical Investigator Award

Chukwuemeka Ihemelandu, GHUCCTS KL2 scholar and Assistant Professor of Surgical Oncology at Georgetown University Medical Center, is the recipient of the 2021-2023 Clinical Investigator Award for Under-Represented Black, Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) Surgeons from the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO).

Dr. Ihemelandu's project, "Peptide-Based Imaging for Intraoperative Fluorescence-Guided Colorectal Cancer Surgery", will be funded for two years at $100,000. Click here for a list of previous awardees.

About the SSO: Since our founding in 1940, SSO has championed leading-edge education, research, and quality impacting the full spectrum of surgical oncology and cancer care. Our members in 70 countries embrace the values that have enabled cancer surgeons to continually expand their knowledge, refine their decision-making skills and drive better outcomes for patients. The mission of the Society of Surgical Oncology is to improve multidisciplinary patient care by advancing the science, education and practice of cancer surgery worldwide. Today, SSO is a dynamic global community of cancer surgeons shaping advancements in the profession to deliver the highest quality surgical care for cancer patients.

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