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Creighton Medical School Taps Bosl for 2006 Alumni Award

Creighton Medical School Taps Bosl for 2006 Alumni Award

George J. Bosl, M.D., who has dedicated his career to cancer research, treatment and education, will receive Creighton University School of Medicine’s 2006 Alumni Merit Award.

The award will be presented to Bosl at the School of Medicine's Annual Alumni Reception and Dinner on Sept. 15.

Bosl earned his medical degree from Creighton in 1973. He currently serves as chair of the Department of Medicine and Patrick M. Byrne Chair in Clinical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. He is also a professor of medicine at Cornell University’s New York City campus.

An internationally recognized medical oncologist, Bosl is known for his work with genitourinary tumors, particularly testicular cancers. His research has been instrumental in the development of better cancer therapies.

He has served on the advisory boards for numerous professional journals and programs, including Creighton University’s Cancer and Smoking Disease Research Program and the Lance Armstrong Foundation.

Bosl received his bachelor’s degree at John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio, in 1969. While at Creighton, he earned four consecutive academic achievement awards.

Posted: 8/28/06