Fox Chase Cancer Center Welcomes New Pathologist Nicholas Mackrides

PHILADELPHIA (June 28, 2019) – Fox Chase Cancer Center announces the hiring of Nicholas Mackrides, MD, who will join the faculty as a clinical instructor in the Department of Pathology.

Mackrides received his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies, where he graduated magna cum laude. He completed his residency and a fellowship in hematopathology at the University of Miami, where he was the chief resident for a year. Mackrides then came to Fox Chase for a fellowship in Surgical Pathology. He is joining the faculty after successfully completing his fellowship.

He is board certified in both pathology and hematopathology, and has published in several peer-reviewed journals and presented at several medical meetings.

Mackrides will begin his work at Fox Chase on July 1, 2019.

Fox Chase Cancer Center (Fox Chase), which includes the Institute for Cancer Research and the American Oncologic Hospital and is a part of Temple Health, is one of the leading comprehensive cancer 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 is also one of just 10 members of the Alliance of Dedicated Cancer Centers. 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 five 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. It is the policy of Fox Chase Cancer Center that there shall be no exclusion from, or participation in, and no one denied the benefits of, the delivery of quality medical care on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, age, ancestry, color, national origin, physical ability, level of education, or source of payment.

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