Marking a Major Milestone

A special event was held on March 29th to recognize UVA Cancer Cancer’s recent designation as a ‘Comprehensive Cancer Center’ by the National Cancer Institute and to honor the many people who made this momentous achievement possible.  

Dr. Loughran sanding and speaking to the crowd
Dr. Thomas P. Loughran, Jr., was among the speakers at the event. (Photo by Coe Sweet)
Pictured (left to right): Dr. Kibbe, President Ryan, and Dr. Kent
Pictured (left to right): UVA School of Medicine Dean Melina Kibbe, MD, UVA President Jim Ryan, and UVA Health CEO K. Craig Kent, MD (Photo by Coe Sweet)

The event was hosted at the Carter-Harrison Research Building Courtyard by UVA Health Chief Executive Officer Dr. K. Craig Kent and featured remarks from University Rector Whittington W. Clement, University President James E. Ryan, UVA Cancer Center and F. Palmer Weber-Smithfield Foods Professor of Oncology Research Dr. Thomas P. Loughran, Jr., and Member Emerita of the UVA Cancer Center Advisory Board Rosemary Postle. In attendance were UVA Health and Cancer Center staff, researchers, donors, volunteers, and friends and leaders from across the University.

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