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.