Fox Chase Cancer Center Welcomes Dr. Malorie K. Simons

PHILADELPHIA (August 2, 2022)—Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Malorie K. Simons, MD, as an assistant professor in the Department of Gastroenterology.

Simons earned her undergraduate degree in biology from Siena College, where she graduated summa cum laude. She then received her medical degree from Albany Medical College in 2014, where she became part of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and the Gold Humanism Honor Society. She then completed an internal medicine residency at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where she also served as chief medical resident from 2017 to 2018.

Prior to joining the Fox Chase faculty, Simons completed a gastroenterology fellowship at Johns Hopkins Medicine, where she served as chief fellow from 2020 to 2021. Additionally, she completed the Weill Cornell Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship Program.

Simons is also an experienced educator and has earned multiple teaching awards, including the Brown University Medical Resident Teaching Award and the Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine Fellows Teaching Award. She has a passion for patient and medical education using social media and has an active Twitter account with over 2,000 followers.   

Over the course of her career, Simons has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. She also belongs to multiple professional organizations, including the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) Diversity Committee, the ASGE Women’s Committee, and the ASGE’s Value of Colonoscopy Task Force.

Simons began her tenure at Fox Chase on August 1.

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 six 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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