June 25, 2018

University names 2019 Henry Russel Lecturer, awardees

Dr. Max S. Wicha, CCMB member, has been selected as the 2019 Henry Russel Lecturer, considered the university’s highest honor for senior faculty members.

Wicha is the Madeline and Sidney Forbes Professor of Oncology, director of the Forbes Institute for Cancer Discovery and professor of internal medicine, Medical School. He will deliver his lecture during the winter term of 2019.

Wicha was the founding director of U-M’s Rogel Cancer Center for more than 25 years and oversaw its development into one of the top cancer research centers in the country.

The Henry Russel Lectureship is awarded annually to a faculty member with exceptional achievements in research, scholarship or creative endeavors, as well as an outstanding record of teaching, mentoring and service.

The University Record

Max S Wicha

Max Wicha, M.D.

CCMB Affiliated Faculty
Madeline and Sidney Forbes Professor of Oncology
Director, Forbes Institute for Cancer Discovery
Professor of Internal Medicine
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