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Andre Konski, M.D., M.B.A., Accepts Radiation Oncology Position at Wayne State University and the Karmanos Cancer Institute
Date:1/9/2009

DETROIT, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Andre Konski, M.D., M.B.A., has been offered and accepted the position as Chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology for the Wayne State University School of Medicine and Service Chief for Radiation Oncology at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center.

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Dr. Konski comes to Wayne State and Karmanos from the renowned Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, Pa., where he serves as chief medical officer for the center's Partners Program. He will assume his new responsibilities by the end of March.

"We are fortunate to have an individual like Dr. Konski to lead the department," said Robert M. Mentzer, M.D., dean of the School of Medicine and senior advisor to the president for medical affairs. "I am steadfastly committed to supporting Dr. Konksi's vision for a world class Radiation Oncology program for the School of Medicine and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. That vision, coupled with his inherent drive for cancer treatment research, care for patients, and business acumen, is consistent with the Karmanos Cancer Center's mission and commitment to providing outstanding comprehensive cancer care."

John C. Ruckdeschel, president and chief executive officer of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, added, "Dr. Konski's expertise and caliber of experience will support our efforts as one of the leading cancer centers not only in Michigan, but in the nation and world, providing cancer patients with exceptional cancer care second-to-none. We are also grateful for our continued partnership with Wayne State University School of Medicine, collaborating to make our community a destination for quality health care and state-of-the-science research."

In addition to his current duties as chief medical officer at Fox Chase Partners Program, Dr. Konski served as clinical research director for Radiation Oncology and clinical director of the center's Prostate Cancer Risk Assessment Program.

Dr. Konski joined Fox Chase in 2002. After completing his fellowship, he pursued his M.B.A. and M.A. in economics.

Dr. Konski received his bachelor's degree from Saint Michael's College in Winooski, Vt., and his medical degree from New York Medical College. He served his internship and residency in radiation oncology at the University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, where he was chief radiation oncology resident from 1987 to 1988. He also held an American Cancer Society clinical oncology fellowship.

He later earned his master's in business administration degree and his master's in economics at the University of Toledo. He was awarded the University of Toledo's College of Business Pacemaker Award, and was elected to the Phi Kappa Phi and Beta Gamma Sigma honorary societies.

Active in the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG), a national organization sponsoring clinical trials using radiation therapy for cancer patients, he chairs the economics subcommittee on treatment outcomes. He also serves on the group's research strategy committee.

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute

Located in mid-town Detroit, MI, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is one of 41 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. Caring for more than 6,000 new patients annually on a budget of $216 million, conducting more than 700 cancer-specific scientific investigation programs and clinical trials, the Karmanos Cancer Institute is among the nation's best cancer centers. Through the commitment of 1,000 staff, including nearly 300 faculty members, and supported by thousands of volunteer and financial donors, the Institute strives to prevent, detect and eradicate all forms of cancer. John C. Ruckdeschel, M.D., is the Institute's president and chief executive officer. For more information call 1-800-KARMANOS or go to www.karmanos.org.

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Wayne State University is a premier institution of higher education offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 33,000 students through 11 schools and colleges. For more information, visit www.wayne.edu. With more than 1,000 students, Wayne's School of Medicine is the nation's largest single-campus medical school. Together with the Wayne State University Physician Group and 13 hospital partners, the school is a leader in medical education, biomedical research, and patient care. Its programs of excellence include cancer, maternal-child health, neurosciences, and population studies and urban health. For more information, visit www.med.wayne.edu.


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