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National Volunteer Award winners honored for impact

Achievements celebrated include 2023 Discovery Award winners and others. 

Congratulations to the following volunteer and partner award winners! Together with the Volunteer Leadership Award honorees and other national award winners, which were announced previously during the national Volunteer Leadership Summit in January, these individuals and partners have raised significant funds, served hundreds of patients, and had a tremendous impact on the lives of people with cancer and their families.

  • Early-Career Researcher of the Year: Diana Hargreaves, PhD, associate professor with the Salk Institute for Biological Studies
  • Trish Greene Quality of Life Award: Jennifer Temel, MD, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and clinical director of Thoracic Oncology at the Massachusetts General Hospital; ACS Clinical Research Professor
  • Fredda Bryan National DE&I Award: Angelo Moore, PhD, RN, NE-BC, FAA, director of Community Outreach, Engagement, and Equity at the Duke Cancer Institute (DCI) Office of Health Equity
  • St. George Award winner, Puerto Rico: Jose C. Buenaga Ortiz, MBA, HSM, CEO of EIG Group Corp.
  • Philanthropy Partner of the Year: Lyda Hill Philanthropies

Pictured above, ACS team members and Philanthropy Partner of the Year, Lyda Hill, posed at a BrightEdge event late last year. Pictured left to right are, Jeff Felis, EVP, South Region; Farnaz Bakhshi, director, Innovation – BrightEdge; Lyda Hill; Alice Pomponio, vice president, Innovation & Impact Investing/managing director, BrightEdge; Amy Berg, principal, Philanthropy; Sarah Ballard, principal, Philanthropy, and Steve Curtis, senior director, New Ventures.

All award winners will be highlighted throughout the year, so continue to watch ACS news and enterprise social media as we spotlight our 2023 winners in the coming months!  

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