July 28, 2006

TAMPA, Fla. – H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute is pleased to announce the addition of Moffitt affiliate members. Affiliate membership with Moffitt is offered to physicians whose medical practice in the community is focused on cancer care of the highest quality and who actively participate in Moffitt’s continuing medical education activities.

The following physicians have been granted affiliate status I (affiliates have approval from Moffitt’s Scientific Leadership Council):

Robert Killeen, M.D. – Hematology-Oncology Associates, Pensacola.

Tri Nguyen, M.D. – Radiation Oncology Services of Manatee, Bradenton.

Amit G. Gupta, M.D.; Brett Parra, M.D.; David Bernstein, M.D.; Dennis Peters, M.D.; Edwin Rivera, M.D.; Eric Mutz, M.D.; F. Brooks Hodnette, Jr. M.D.; Frank Greskovich, III M.D.; John Garner, M.D.; John J. Baehr, M.D.; John W. Tyson, M.D.; Keith R. Parker, M.D.; Maurice Bouchard, M.D.; Michael J. Caluda, III M.D., FACS; Paula B. Pyle, M.D.; Richard S. Samuels, M.D.; Robert M. Smith, M.D.; Vashti F. Hellein, M.D. – Baptist Hospital, Pensacola.

In 2001, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute earned NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center status in recognition of its excellence in research and contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Additionally, Moffitt is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a prestigious alliance of the country's leading cancer centers, and is listed in the U.S. News & World Report as one of the top cancer hospitals in America. Moffitt’s sole mission is to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.