James F. Holland
Dr. James F. Holland is Distinguished Professor of Neoplastic Diseases at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He attended Princeton University and Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. He interned and served his residency at the Presbyterian Hospital in New York before service in the army, and then returned to New York for an oncology fellowship. He joined the National Cancer Institute in 1953, and moved to Roswell Park Cancer Institute in November 1954. He served as the American representative to the Soviet Union for cancer research in 1972-3. Holland was recruited to Mount Sinai Medical Center in 1973 as Director of the Cancer Center and Chairman of the Department of Neoplastic Diseases. He retired from these positions in 1993 and 1998 respectively, but continues to work full time in research and patient care. He has served as President of the American Association for Cancer Research, President of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Chairman of the Cancer and Leukemia Group B, Scientific Adviser to the National Cancer Institute and the World Health Organization. He is the Scientific Director of the TJ Martell Foundation for Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS Research. Dr. Holland has received the Lasker Prize, the American Cancer Society National Award, the Distinguished Scientific Award of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and many other prizes, awards, and honorary degrees.
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