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Hayley E. Walker Joins Fox Chase Cancer Center

July 14, 2017

Hayley E. Walker, MD, comes to the Department of Medicine as a hospitalist.Hayley E. Walker, MD, comes to the Department of Medicine as a hospitalist.PHILADELPHIA (July 14, 2017) – Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to welcome Hayley E. Walker, MD, to the Department of Medicine as a hospitalist.

Walker comes to Fox Chase after completing her residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School, and her undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania, where she was recognized as a Dean’s Scholar.

“We are excited to bring Hayley to our department,” said David S. Weinberg, MD, MSc, chair of the Department of Medicine. “With her blend of research interests and skill in the clinic, she will be an excellent fit at Fox Chase.”

During her residency, Walker published research on emotions and attitudes toward endocrine therapy in young women with breast cancer.

Walker will begin at Fox Chase on July 15, 2017.

       

The Hospital of Fox Chase Cancer Center and its affiliates (collectively “Fox Chase Cancer Center”), a member of the Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence four consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship and community outreach. 
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