Valerie W. Rusch

Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery, Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Valerie W. Rusch

Valerie W. Rusch

Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery, Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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Director-at-Large at The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Examination Chair at American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Inc.

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Fellowship Program Director, Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery at University of Texas - MD Anderson Cancer Center

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Member, Nominating Committee at The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Thoracic Surgeon at Mayo Clinic

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Member-at-Large, Board of Directors at The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Member-at-Large, Board of Directors at The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Professor-Surgery & Oncology at Johns Hopkins University

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Deputy Chief-Department of Surgery at Houston Methodist Hospital

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President, Board of Directors at The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Valerie W. Rusch
Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery, Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Education
Degree in Biochemistry

Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country, founded in 1861. Vassar is renowned for pioneering achievements in education, for its long history of curricular innovation, and for the beauty of its campus.

MD Degree

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, often known as P&S, is a graduate school of Columbia University that is located in the Columbia University Medical Center in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan. Founded in 1767 by Samuel Bard as the medical department of King's College (now Columbia University), the College of Physicians and Surgeons was the first medical school in the thirteen colonies and hence, the United States, to award the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree. Beginning in 1993, P&S also was the first U.S. medical school to hold a White Coat Ceremony.

Career History
Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
1995 - Current

Founded in 1898, and affiliated with what is now NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital since 1927, Weill Cornell Medical College is among the top-ranked clinical and medical research centers in the country. In addition to offering degrees in medicine, Weill Cornell also has PhD programs in biomedical research and education at the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and with neighboring Sloan-Kettering Institute and The Rockefeller University, has established a joint MD-PhD program for students to intensify their pursuit of Weill Cornell's triple mission of education, research, and patient care. eill Cornell Medical College is divided into 24 basic science and patient care departments that focus on the sciences underlying clinical medicine and/or encompass the study, treatment, and prevention of human diseases. In addition to its affiliation with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences maintain major affiliations with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, The Rockefeller University, the Hospital for Special Surgery, as well as with the metropolitan-area institutions that constitute NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare Network.

Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Surgery, Miner Family Chair in Intrathoracic Cancers
Current

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center — the world's oldest and largest private cancer center — has devoted more than 125 years to exceptional patient care, innovative research, and outstanding educational programs. Today, we are one of 41 National Cancer Institute–designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, with state-of-the-art science flourishing side by side with clinical studies and treatment. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available as we work to discover more-effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and biomedical research around the world.

Assistant Member-Division of Clinical Research
1983 - 1985

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center provides research services for the prevention, early detection, and treatment of cancer and other diseases in the United States and other countries. The research center is engaged in researches to prevent, detect, and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS, and other life-threatening diseases. Its activities in the areas of diseases and research cover fundamental research, prevention, early detection, treatment and cures, and survivorships. Researchers of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center pioneered bone-marrow transplantation for leukemia and other blood diseases. This research has cured thousands of patients worldwide and has boosted survival rates for certain forms of leukemia from zero to 85 percent.

Boards & Committees
Chairman
Current

THE ORGANIZATION DETERMINES AND MAINTAINS STANDARDS FOR CERTIFICATION IN THORACIC SURGERY.

Member-Board of Regents
Current

The primary exempt purpose is to improve the quality of care of the surgical patient through education and research.

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$1,000 - $2,499
2005

The Sierra Club Foundation is a public charity that provides financial support to the Sierra Club and other environmental organizations for charitable projects. They fund environmental projects which fall into the three general categories of public education, litigation, and training. The foundation was founded in 1960 and is located in San Francisco, CA.

$2,500 - $4,999
2004

The Sierra Club Foundation is a public charity that provides financial support to the Sierra Club and other environmental organizations for charitable projects. They fund environmental projects which fall into the three general categories of public education, litigation, and training. The foundation was founded in 1960 and is located in San Francisco, CA.

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