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Yale Medical Oncology-Hematology Fellow Wins Patterson Trust Award

November 22, 2022

Jessica M. Stempel, MD, a second-year fellow in the Yale Medical Oncology-Hematology Fellowship Program, has received the Patterson Trust Mentored Research Award, which will provide $200,000 over two years to support her research in ­­Treatment Pattern and Outcomes of Patients with Acquired Aplastic Anemia and Related Malignancies in the United States. Dr. Stempel received her medical degree from Universidad Central de Venezuela and completed her residency at Einstein Medical Center.  

 Dr. Stempel’s mentors for this project include Xiaomei Ma, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and Co-Leader of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program, and Nikolai Podoltsev, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine (Hematology) and Alfred Lee, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine (Hematology), both members of the Developmental Therapeutics Research Program. This mentorship across research programs represents a unique inter-programmatic collaboration in training.  

 The Robert E. Leet and Clara Guthrie Patterson Trust Mentored Research Award was founded in 1980 and supports projects and studies spanning a broad range of disciplines involving clinical research, including patient-oriented research conducted with human subjects, epidemiological and behavioral studies, outcomes research, and health services research.  

Submitted by Emily Montemerlo on November 23, 2022