April 7 Apr 7
2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday Wed

Women Faculty Networking Luncheon: Philip Pizzo

Via zoom: The link will be sent 2 days prior to the event to registered participants

Via zoom: The link will be sent 2 days prior to the event to registered participants

Philip Pizzo, MD, is the David and Susan Heckerman Professor and Founding Director of the Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute. Pizzo served as Dean and Carl and Elizabeth Naumann Professor of Pediatrics and of Microbiology and Immunology at the Stanford School of Medicine for 12 years. Pizzo has devoted much of his medical career to the diagnosis, management, prevention and treatment of childhood cancers and the infectious complications that occur in children whose immune systems are compromised by cancer and AIDS as well as the treatment of childhood cancer. He has also been a leader in academic medicine, championing programs and policies to improve the future of science, education and healthcare in the US and beyond. He has also developed novel programs to transform higher education for intergenerational learning and teaching for individuals in midlife seeking to renew purpose, engagement and wellness through the lifespan.

Pizzo is the author of more than 650 scientific articles and 16 books and monographs. He has received numerous awards and honors including the 2012 John Howland Award, the highest honor for lifetime achievement bestowed by the American Pediatric Society. In 2019  he received the John Stearns Award for lifetime achievement from the New York Academy of Medicine He has been elected to many prestigious organizations including the National Academy of Medicine in 1997.