Clare Tempany, MD, vice chair of Research in the Brigham's Department of Radiology, medical director of the Advanced Multi-modal Image-Guided Operating (AMIGO) Suite and the Ferenc A. Jolesz, MD, Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School, received the Massachusetts Prostate Cancer Coalition’s (MPCC) 2019 Jack Colbert Award. It is awarded periodically to a distinguished individual in the medical community who has significantly advanced the fight to conquer and cure prostate cancer through research and practice.
The award, presented to Tempany during a ceremony at the Back Bay Harvard Club in September, honors the memory of Jack Colbert, a founder of MPCC who worked to advance the fight against prostate cancer.
An expert in body MRI, Tempany leads prostate cancer research at the Brigham encompassing basic research in image-guided interventions and multiple clinical trials.
The Massachusetts Prostate Cancer Coalition educates, connects and supports men at risk, newly diagnosed individuals, survivors and their families.