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2013-09-26 23:25:48

Larry Kun, M.D., to oversee all aspects of patient care and clinical services at the hospital MEMPHIS, Tenn. (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital officials have named Larry Kun, M.D., an internationally recognized radiation oncologist, as clinical director and executive vice president. Kun will guide all aspects of clinical care and oversee clinical operations, clinical effectiveness practices and patient care quality programs for the 7,800 patients who are...

2011-07-07 15:54:00

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital oncologist Ching-Hon Pui is the recipient of the 2011 Henry M. Stratton Medal for work that has advanced the research and treatment of pediatric leukemia MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ching-Hon Pui, M.D., an eminent leader in the research and treatment of pediatric leukemia at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, has been named the recipient of the 2011 Henry M. Stratton Medal from the American Society of Hematology (ASH)....

2011-04-05 09:12:00

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital physician receives the Paul P. Carbone Award in International Oncology from the International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research for his efforts to improve childhood cancer survival rates across the globe MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Raul Ribeiro, M.D., of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, has received the Paul P. Carbone Award in International Oncology from the International Network for Cancer Treatment and...

2010-03-30 10:00:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As physicians nationwide are acknowledged for their talent, sacrifice and courage on National Doctors' Day, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital honors its more than 230 staff and consulting physicians who strive to fulfill the hospital's mission each day. The hospital's first physician and medical director, Donald Pinkel, M.D., laid the foundation for St. Jude's reputation as a world-class treatment and research institution. Today, the...


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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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