Learning from Patients to Beat Cancer Through Research Sameek Roychowdhury, MD, PhD & Rhonda Ball
Sameek Roychowdhury, MD, PhDAssociate Professor, Medical Oncology, The James
Dr. Roychowdhury leads an accomplished research team that identifies and improves improving therapy for patients with advanced cancer using genomics as part of the Translational Therapeutics program at the OSUCCC – James, which focuses on precision cancer medicine. He earned a degree in molecular genetics, a medical degree and a doctorate in immunology all from The Ohio State University.
Rhonda BallCancer Survivor and James Ambassador
Rhonda Ball is a cancer survivor and patient of Dr. Roychowdhury. Her cancer inspired researchers at the OSUCCC – James to develop a new diagnostic test, develop a new clinical trial and seek more than $1 million in research funding. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from The Ohio State University and has worked for Aflac for 25 years.