Moffitt Cancer Center Appoints New President And CEO

Moffitt Cancer Center has appointed Patrick Hwu, M.D, as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. Patrick will assume his new duties in the organization from November 10, 2020.

He is the vice president at the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer on the Melanoma Research Alliance Foundation Medical Advisory Panel in Washington and he is also the member of the numerous scientific advisory boards in the US.

Tim Adams said, “Dr. Hwu is truly a cancer visionary ready to elevate Moffitt to even greater success. Drawing from his innovative cancer research, quality patient care and extensive leadership experience, Dr. Hwu will no doubt continue to help Moffitt in our pursuit of dynamic growth and groundbreaking work.”

“It is my distinct honor and privilege to be selected as the next president and CEO of Moffitt Cancer Center, which has made unprecedented strides in its 34 years in the prevention and treatment of cancer.”

“I look forward to bringing my years of experience as a cancer physician, researcher and leader to help advance the outstanding work already underway by the teams of cancer experts at Florida’s top-ranked cancer hospital. I’m confident that our collective efforts will further elevate Moffitt’s leadership in cancer patient care, research and education.”

  1. Lee Moffitt said, “Dr. Patrick Hwu is a nationally respected physician-scientist with the vision to lead Moffitt into the future. Coming from the largest cancer center in the country, where he has distinguished himself and produced incredible results, we expect he will successfully guide the Moffitt team through the next generation of cancer treatments and discoveries.”

“I’m confident Dr. Hwu will inspire and continue our mission to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Our impact on helping cancer patients will be felt worldwide and, in the process, continue to make Florida proud.”

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