E. Anders Kolb, MD
In May, E. Anders Kolb, MD, joined the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) as the new president and CEO of the organization. He succeeds Louis J. DeGennaro, PhD, who is retiring at the end of June.
Most recently, Dr. Kolb was chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology of Nemours Children’s Health, director of the Moseley Foundation Institute for Cancer and Blood Disorders, and vice chairman for research in the Department of Pediatrics at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. He was also the program director of blood and bone marrow transplantation at Nemours.
In addition to authoring countless peer-reviewed articles, Dr. Kolb has won multiple awards, including the LLS Lifetime Achievement Award, Nemours Physician of the Year, Seema S. Sonnad Mentor of the Year, and Nemours Researcher of the Year.
“As someone who has dedicated much of my personal and professional life to treating children with blood cancer and driving forward research, I understand the importance of [a] strong mission in a volunteer organization,” Dr. Kolb said. “My long-standing and wholehearted personal and professional dedication to LLS’s mission will serve as a guiding force for the organization and the blood cancer community.”
Source: LLS, March 8, 2023.