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MD Anderson honors 2 champions for women in medicine and research
Date:3/13/2014

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The Kripke Award recognizes a person who has made significant contributions to the advancement and promotion of women in cancer medicine and cancer science. It was established in 2008 by Women Faculty Programs to honor Professor Emerita Margaret L. Kripke, Ph.D., for her unwavering advocacy for and promotion of women in academic medicine and science.

The award is supported by The Vivian L. Smith Foundation, the estate of Elizabeth P. Scott and Polo on the Prairie, a U.S. Polo Association-sanctioned event, on a pasture-turned-polo-field in West Texas, that's one of MD Anderson's longest-running and most popular annual fundraising events.

Kripke, a distinguished scientist, achieved many firsts for women at MD Anderson, culminating in her promotion to executive vice president and chief academic officer. She recently was appointed chief scientific officer of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

"This is the second year in a row the Kripke Legend Award is being made to a woman who is dean of a major U.S. medical school," said Elizabeth Travis, Ph.D., MD Anderson associate vice president of Women Faculty Programs. "Laurie Glimcher is one of the 23 women who have reached the highest level of leadership in academic medicine. She is an outstanding cancer medicine researcher and teacher, as well as a longstanding advocate of women, and we are thrilled to have her as the awardee."

Burke works to ensure equal opportunities

Burke joined the faculty of MD Anderson in 1988 and was appointed professor in 1998. In 2007, he was named executive vice president and physician-in-chief, an appointment he held through 2013 when he was named executive vice president, MD Anderson Cancer Network.

As the physician in charge of clinical operations, Burke used his position to identify and promote women faculty to medical director positions. He has mentored many woman faculty, created opport
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University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
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