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"Your CV and What Does It Say About You"
Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Price Center, Room 451
"Fourteenth Annual Davidoff Education Day"
Time: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Price Center, Resnick Campus
The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) and the department of pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have recently added several key leaders to their ranks. Under the direction of Judy Aschner, M.D., physician-chief at CHAM and university chair, pediatrics at Einstein and Montefiore, the new recruitments and promotions include:
Selection to Fellowship—Liise-anne Pirofski, M.D. has been elected a fellow in the medical section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Selection to fellowship recognizes an honoree’s distinguished contributions to advance science. Dr. Pirofski studies immunity to Cryptococcus and Pneumococcus, which are, respectively, the leading causes of fungal meningitis and pneumonia in the United States and globally. Her studies aim to understand how these pathogens cause disease in normal and immune-compromised people and to develop novel therapies and vaccines to treat and prevent them. Dr. Pirofski is among 391 scientists awarded AAAS fellowship in 2016. She is professor of medicine and of microbiology & immunology, and holds the Selma and Dr. Jacques Mitrani Chair in Biomedical Research at Einstein. She also is chief of the division of infectious diseases at Montefiore/Einstein.