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Janet Gargiulo, M.D., ’79, Honored as Outstanding Practitioner by the ACP

ALBANY, N.Y., April 23, 2012—Medical oncologist Janet Gargiulo, M.D., president elect of the Albany Medical College Alumni Association, class of ’79, has received the Ralph O. Claypoole Memorial Award from the American College of Physicians (ACP), the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States. The award was bestowed at ACP’s annual Awards and Convocation Ceremony in New Orleans, LA, Thursday, April 19.

The Ralph O. Claypoole Award, established in 1979, is given to an outstanding practitioner of internal medicine who has devoted his or her career to the care of patients. The recipient is a clinician who is highly respected by his or her peers and colleagues for clinical skills, and who has been a role model as a member of a clinical faculty of a department of medicine.

Dr. Gargiulo is clinical assistant professor at Albany Medical College and practiced at New York Oncology Hematology, P.C. In addition to receiving her medical degree, she also completed fellowship training in oncology at Albany Medical College, and internal medicine training at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, MA. She received a master’s degree from Simmons College in Boston, MA, and a bachelor’s degree from the College of Saint Rose, Albany. She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine-Medical Oncology.

Albany Medical Center, northeastern New York’s only academic health sciences center, is one of the largest private employers in the Capital Region. It incorporates the 651-bed Albany Medical Center Hospital, which offers the widest range of medical and surgical services in the region, and the Albany Medical College, which trains the next generation of doctors, scientists and other healthcare professionals, and also includes a biomedical research enterprise and the region’s largest physicians practice with 325 doctors. Albany Medical Center works with dozens of community partners to improve the region’s health and quality of life. For more information: or


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