Margaret A. Tempero, MD, Named Editor-in-Chief of JNCCN

By ASCOPost.com | February 14, 2014

Margaret A. Tempero, MD, Named Editor-in-Chief of JNCCN

Margaret A, Tempero, MD

JNCCN - Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network named Margaret A. Tempero, MD, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, as the new Editor-in-Chief, succeeding Harold J. Burstein, MD, PhD, who served in the position for five years.

"Dr. Tempero’s highly esteemed career and demonstration of leadership in oncology research and practice, coupled with her expansive knowledge of and experience with professional publications, make her an ideal individual to oversee the operations of JNCCN,” said Robert W. Carlson, MD, Chief Executive Officer, NCCN.
 
Dr. Tempero is Director of the UCSF Pancreas Center, and Professor of Medicine at UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. Prior to joining the UCSF faculty, Dr. Tempero served for 17 years at the Eppley Cancer Center (now called the Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center) at the Nebraska Medical Center, where she was Deputy Director and Professor of Medicine, and served as Chief of Oncology and Hematology at Omaha V.A. Medical Center.
 
Dr. Tempero is a founding member of the NCCN Board of Directors and has acted as Chairperson of the NCCN Guidelines Panel for Pancreatic Cancer and serves on the JNCCN Editorial Board. She is also a long-time contributor to the NCCN Oncology Research Program and is an active member of the NCCN Continuing Medical Education Advisory Committee.
 
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