Dr. Alexander Gozman Joins Melodies Center
ALBANY, N.Y., March 29, 2013— Alexander Gozman, M.D., has joined Albany Medical Center’s Melodies Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders and has been appointed assistant professor of pediatrics at Albany Medical College.
Dr. Gozman, a pediatric hematologist/oncologist comes to Albany Med from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas where he was an assistant professor of pediatrics. He completed both a research and a clinical fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City as well as a residency at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
He has a particular interest in pediatric leukemia. During his fellowship, he was awarded two grants by Weill Cornell Medical College to research novel approaches to treating acute myelogenous leukemia in children. He has also collaborated on several published articles on the subject.
Academic opportunities at Albany Medical College are also attractive to Dr. Gozman, who said he is very interested in helping to educate both medical students and residents.
Dr. Gozman earned his medical degree, as well as a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry and Bachelor of Arts in history from Brown University where he was honored for academic excellence. He is board-certified in general pediatrics and board-eligible in pediatric hematology/oncology.
He lives with his wife and son in Glenmont.
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 400 doctors. Albany Medical Center works with dozens of community partners to improve the region’s health and quality of life. For more information: www.amc.edu or www.facebook.com/albanymedicalcenter.
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