October 16, 2020

Dr. Hamel named to national 40 Under 40 in Cancer

Lauren Hamel, Ph.D., assistant professor of Oncology at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and a member of the Population Studies and Disparities Research Program at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, was selected for inclusion in the national 40 Under 40 in Cancer Class of 2020.

“I’m honored to be among these elite oncology professionals because it demonstrates that the work we do in the School of Medicine and at the Karmanos Cancer Institute, which focuses on the

Lauren Hamel, Ph.D.

disparities that continue to burden patients in our community across the cancer continuum, is being recognized as a national priority,” Dr. Hamel said. “I’m thrilled to see my research, which I’m so passionate about, elevated and highlighted in this way.”

The award, sponsored by the Lynx Group, Upstream Partners, Swim Across America and the National Community Oncology Dispensing Association Inc., identifies and recognizes the contributions being made by rising stars and emerging leaders younger than 40 in the United States.

Awardees were selected by a panel of experts in the field of oncology. Those selected for the recognition were honored during an online ceremony Oct. 15.