Scientist Elizabeth Jaffee Named President-Elect of the American Association for Cancer Research

Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee, Cancer Researcher, In A Laboratory
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Cancer immunology expert Elizabeth Jaffee, M.D., has been named president-elect of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).

She will begin her one-year term in April 2018. Jaffee is deputy director of the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and associate director of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg~Kimmel Institute. The American Association for Cancer Research is the world’s oldest and largest professional organization for cancer researchers. Jaffee also chairs the National Cancer Advisory Board for the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and co-chairs the NCI Blue Ribbon Panel for the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative.

This story was originally posted as part of Johns Hopkins Medicine’s news releases on April 7, 2017.