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Yale Cancer Center Presents Awards for Excellence in Clinical Care

January 10, 2023

The Yale Cancer Center Awards for Excellence in Clinical Care were presented by Kevin Billingsley, MD, MBA, FACS, to two outstanding physicians at Smilow Cancer Hospital: Manju Prasad, MD, MBBS, Professor of Pathology and Director of the Head & Neck and Endocrine Pathology Program and Saral Mehra, MD, MBA, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery (Otolaryngology) and Section Chief, Head and Neck Surgery at the annual Yale Cancer Center Conclave on January 5, 2023.

Dr. Prasad and Dr. Mehra were recognized by Dr. Billingsley for “the strength of their partnership and teamwork, which is reflected in the care of their patients and creates a foundation of excellence and elevates head and neck cancer care at Smilow Cancer Hospital to world-class care.” Dr. Prasad is internationally known for her expertise in the diagnosis of head and neck malignancies and leads the H&N fellowship program where students seek her mentorship from all over the world. Dr. Mehra was described as “a brilliant surgical technician, while a warm and thoughtful leader for clinicians and colleagues.”

Submitted by Renee Gaudette on January 11, 2023