Dr. Alejandro Chavez Appointed as Gerstner Scholar
Dr. Alejandro Chavez has been appointed to a three-year term as a Louis V. Gerstner Jr. Scholar effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022. As a Gerstner Scholar, Dr. Chavez will receive $70,000 per year, for a total of $225,000, to support and enhance his research.
Designed to support junior physician-scientist in their goal of bringing new treatments to patients, the Gerstner Award program began in 2008. Every year, the winners have the potential to touch a significant portion of our patient population with their varied fields of focus. The selection committee recognizes the potential impact of the work highlighted in its proposal and gave the candidate its most enthusiastic support.
Let us extend our very best wishes to Dr. Chavez for success as he continues his meaningful work.