Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, MD, PhD, Awarded Dean's Medal and Professorship Announced in his Honor
July 17, 2020
Sanjiv Sam Gambhir, MD, PhD, the Virginia and D.K. Ludwig Professor for Clinical Investigation in Cancer Research and Chair of the Department of Radiology, was awarded the 2020 Stanford University School of Medicine Dean's Medal. The Dean’s Medal is one of the School of Medicine’s highest honors. It is presented to individuals whose scientific, medical, humanitarian, or other contributions have significantly advanced the mission of Stanford Medicine.
To complement the Dean's Medal, a small circle of friends and colleagues established a professorship that will eventually be named The Sanjiv Sam Gambhir Professorship in Translational Medicine to further recognize Dr. Gambhir's extraordinary leadership, compassion, and unwavering commitment to science.