Jennifer Carlson, Assisitant VP of OSUCCC-James Gov. Affairs with Senator Brown
(L to R) Dr. Gabbe, Mr. Alan Brass, US Congressman Pat Tiberi, & Dr. Caligiuri
The James Hope Award was created in 2009 in recognition of the community’s commitment to support exceptional cancer care, education and research. Criteria for the award include advocacy, collaboration, innovation and leadership. The award is named in honor of The James Cancer Hospital’s inspiring Statue of Hope, which was created by sculptor Alfred Tibor and dedicated on the hospital’s front lawn in 1993.
Congressman Pat Tiberi (R-OH) was chosen to receive the 2009 James Hope Award based on his leadership and support of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC-James) in congressional actions.
Alan W. Brass, was selected in 2009 based on his strong leadership as a member of The Ohio State University Board of Trustees and throughout his service as chair of the Board’s Medical Affairs Committee. His support and advocacy for construction of a new cancer hospital and the entire ProjectONE expansion initiative will improve countless lives for generations to come. The $1 billion ProjectONE will transform Ohio State University Medical Center’s central campus and include a centralized single tower design housing a new cancer hospital, along with a new critical care building and integrated spaces for research, education and patient care.
US Senator Sherrod Brown was awarded with the 2010 James Hope Statue for his his leadership in helping patients gain access to life-saving clinical trials through his sponsorship of the Access to Cancer Clinical Trials Act and the drug pricing legislation that will have a positive impact on patients treated at The James.