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Fox Chase Cancer Center Names Theresa Larivee Chief Financial Officer

PHILADELPHIA (February 16, 2006) - Theresa Larivee, M.B.A., has been appointed chief financial officer (CFO) of Fox Chase Cancer Center, effective January 30.

Larivee comes to Fox Chase from Columbia University Medical Center in New York, where she most recently served as deputy vice president and associate dean of budget and finance. She was responsible for partnering with the vice president for finance and providing financial leadership for the Medical Center Division, $1.3 billion enterprise, comprised of four schools and an administrative department.

Prior to becoming deputy vice president and associate dean of budget and finance at Columbia, Larivee served as chief financial officer in the department of surgery from March 1999 through June 2003.

Larivee received her BS in business administration from Ramapo College in Mahwah, N.J. and her MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, N.J.

Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of the Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence four consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach.  For more information, call 1-888-FOX CHASE or (1-888-369-2427).

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