Dr. Adrianna Vlachos, Pediatric Hematologist was awarded the Best Abstract in Epidemiology at The 2nd National Conference on Blood Disorders in Public Health held March 12-14, 2012. The abstract recognized was Cancer Surveillance Defines Diamond Blackfan Anemia (DBA) As a Cancer Predisposition Syndrome Adrianna Vlachos, MD; Philip S. Rosenberg PhD; Eva Atsidaftos MA; Blanche P. Alter MD, MPH; Jeffrey M. Lipton MD, Ph. Congratulations Dr. Vlachos!
For me, DBA has blocked the path to my goal. To get there, I’ll have to fight it and one day, I will reach that goal because I didn’t give up!