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August 27, 2002

Christina S. Chu, MD, Appointed Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

(Philadelphia, PA) - Christina S. Chu, MD, has joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor, effective immediately.

Chu is a junior fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a candidate member in the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists. Her primary research interests rest on immunotherapies and novel chemotherapeutics for gynecologic malignancies. She is currently the Physician Champion for Penn's Division of Gynecologic Oncology, EpicCare Implementation Committee, Department of Obstetrics of Gynecology. As a part of her teaching and clinical responsibilities at Penn, Chu supervises students, residents, and fellows in the daily management of both inpatients and outpatients; teaches medical student lectures on gynecologic malignancies and lab sessions on tumor progression; and is a weekly participant at the Gynecologic Oncology Pathology and Treatment Planning Conference.

She earned her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1995 and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gyencology and her fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 1999 and 2002, respectively. She is a recipient of the 2001 AACR-Glaxo SmithKline Scholar in Training Award and is board eligible for certification by The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Chu is a member of the Editorial Board of the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania's web site OncoLink; the American Medical Association; and an associate member of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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