September 7, 2017

Our NCORP Team Receives Awards – Congratulations!

By msequeira

At the recent NIH NCORP annual meeting in Bethesda, Md., the New Mexico NCORP was singled out for several certificates of merit. The NM NCORP exceeded our stated accruals and some of the Principal Investigators and their Research Staff in NM received recognition at two levels. Congratulations!

Silver Certificate of Excellence was awarded to:

  • Richard Lauer, MD and Research Staff
  • William Adler, MD and Research Staff
  • Ursa Brown-Glaberman, MD and Research Staff
  • Cecilia Arana Yi, MD and Research Staff

Drs. Lauer, Adler, Brown-Glaberman, and Arana Yi

Certificate of Appreciation were awarded to:

  • Carolyn Muller, MD and Research Staff
  • Amy Tarnower, MD and Research Staff
  • Zoneddy Dayao, MD and Research Staff
  • Karen Finkelstein, MD and Research Staff

Drs. Muller, Tarnower and Dayao

View Dr. Lauer's Silver Certificate of Excellence.

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Cancer Institute (NCI) Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) is a national NCI-supported network that brings cancer prevention clinical trials and cancer care delivery research (CCDR) to people in their communities. Learn more at

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