Ayalew Tefferi, M.D., receives 2016 Henry M. Stratton Medal


Ayalew Tefferi, M.D. (HEM ’89), Division of Hematology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, received the 2016 Henry M. Stratton Medal for Clinical/Translational Science. The Henry M. Stratton Medal honors senior investigators whose contributions to basic and clinical/translational hematology research are well recognized and have taken place over a period of several years.

Dr. Tefferi has devoted his career to the study of myeloproliferative neoplasms and other myeloid malignancies. He is best known for his groundbreaking work in defining the pathogenesis and prognostic features of myeloproliferative neoplasms and testing novel treatments.

Dr. Tefferi completed a fellowship at the Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, and a residency in internal medicine at St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. He received his medical degree from the University of Athens Medical School in Athens, Greece.


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