Moffitt Cancer Center Appoints Rhea F. Law To Its National Board Of Advisors

May 20, 2010

Tampa, FLMoffitt Cancer Center announced today that Rhea F. Law, chairman and chief executive officer of Fowler White Boggs P.A., one of Florida’s oldest and most successful law firms, has joined its national Board of Advisors.  Led by ABC/ESPN college football analyst Bob Griese, the advisors serve as Moffitt ambassadors and offer their expertise, advice and counsel on issues relating to Moffitt.

Law served on Moffitt’s Institute Board of Directors from 2000 to 2010, and she is chairwoman of the University of South Florida Board of Trustees.

Gov. Jeb Bush appointed Law to the Florida Council of 100, and she currently serves as Vice Chair of the Growth Leadership Task Force. She is a member of the American Bar Association and The Florida Bar. Law practices in the areas of government, environmental and land use.

Law’s numerous accomplishments include being selected as the 2009 Woman of the Year by Tampa Bay’s Business and Professional Women, 2008 Tampa Bay CEO of the Year by Tampa Bay CEO Magazine, and the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s 2004 Business Woman of the Year. Inducted into the Business Hall of Fame for Tampa Bay and the Hall of Fame for St. Petersburg, she also received the 2006 Chair’s Cup for Excellence in Regionalism awarded by the Tampa Bay Partnership.

About Moffitt Cancer Center

Located in Tampa, Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center  is an NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center - a designation that recognizes Moffitt’s excellence in research and contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt currently has 14 affiliates in Florida, one in Georgia and two in Puerto Rico. 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 U.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” for cancer. Moffitt’s sole mission is to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer.