Cheryl Taylore Lee, MD, has been appointed Department
of Urology chair and holder of the Dorothy M. Davis Chair in
Dr. Lee comes to Ohio State from the University of Michigan
Department of Urology, where she was the Dr. Robert H. and Eva
M. Moyad Research Professor of Urology and tenured professor
of Urology. She also served as director of the Office of Continuous
Professional Development within the University of Michigan
Medical School and was a member of the University of Michigan
Comprehensive Cancer Center. She is a nationally recognized
leader in the surgical treatment of lower urinary tract malignancies,
with a special emphasis in bladder cancer.
As a clinical researcher, Dr. Lee has served as principal investigator,
co-principal investigator, site principal investigator or co-investigator
for 50 clinical research trials supported by a broad range of funders
including the National Institutes of Health. Her work is focused on
perioperative strategies to improve patient outcomes and quality
of life after surgical treatments. She has authored more than 130
scientific articles and book chapters in urologic oncology.
Teaching and mentoring are important to Dr. Lee. She is active in
educating urologists and urologic trainees through several national
roles as an oral board examiner of the American Board of Urology,
as a member of the Education Council of the American Urological
Association (AUA), as a long-time postgraduate course director for
the AUA and as a former member of numerous committees aimed at
improved training and assessments of urologic residents.
Dr. Lee received her medical degree from Albany Medical College
and completed her urology residency at the University of Michigan
Hospitals and a fellowship in urologic oncology at Memorial Sloan
Kettering Cancer Center.
BRAIN AND SPINE
The new 87-bed Brain and
Spine Hospital is changing the
landscape of neurological care
in our community by combining
the talent and resources of the
Ohio State Neurological Institute
in one comprehensive hospital. The hospital
includes more than 60,000 square feet of
renovated space with specialized units for
stroke care, neurotrauma and traumatic
brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and spine
surgery, neurosurgery, epilepsy, chronic pain,
acute rehabilitation and sleep studies.
The Jameson Crane Sports Medicine
Institute provides new, expanded space for
innovation and discovery in helping people
improve their athletic performance, recover
from injury and prevent future injuries.