The Richard V. Smalley, MD, Memorial Award and Lectureship is named in honor and memory of the past SITC president and charter member. A charter member of the society, Dr. Smalley was an integral part of SITC’s fabric from its inception, serving on the original Board of Directors from 1984-1990, and as the society’s third President from 1988 - 1990, leading the society through some of its most formative years.
Established in 2005, the SITC Smalley Award is the society’s most prestigious award given to a recognizable clinician/scientist and luminary in the field that has significantly contributed to the advancement of cancer immunotherapy research. The award honors those who have been pioneers in their work and made a notable impact worthy of high regard and recognition by their peers.
SITC is proud to recognize Philip D. Greenberg, MD, Head, Program in Immunology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Seattle), and Professor, Medicine (Oncology) and Immunology, University of Washington (St. Louis, Mo.), as the 2018 Richard V. Smalley, MD, Memorial Award and Lectureship recipient.