CATCH ALL Speaker Prof. Claudia Baldus elected as new Chair of the DGHO at the DGHO Annual Meeting 2023

In October 2023, the German Society for Hematology and Medical Oncology (DGHO) hosted its annual meeting with several remarkable contributions from the clinical research unit (CRU) CATCH ALL. Furthermore, Prof. Dr. Claudia Baldus, Director of the Clinic for Internal Medicine II, Vice Dean of the Medical Faculty at the Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel (CAU), board member of the University Cancer Center Schleswig-Holstein (UCCSH), and speaker or of the CRU CATCH ALL, specialized in hematology and oncology at the University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH), Campus Kiel, has been elected as the new Chair of the DGHO.

Starting on January 1, 2024, Prof. Dr. Baldus will hold the Chair position for two years and subsequently serve as the executive chair for another two years. During her term, her goal is to guarantee comprehensive, interconnected, and quality-assured patient care approaches, encompassing centralized and decentralized models. She also stresses the importance of supporting young talent. “We strive to ensure that our patients receive optimal care, treatment, and whenever possible, leave to an active daily life healed. Our commitment lies in providing care, interdisciplinary medical treatment, and pioneering technologies and studies to offer the best possible outcomes for our patients,” Prof. Baldus stated.

Active scientists from the UKSH and CATCH ALL in Kiel at the DGHO in HH, right: Prof. Dr. Claudia Baldus

The DGHO is a renowned association comprising over 4,000 physicians, scientists, and healthcare professionals dedicated to the research, diagnosis, and treatment of blood diseases and solid tumors.

The annual conference, held in Hamburg from October 13 to 16, 2023, attracted over 5,500 national and international experts. The event focused on presenting novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for blood and cancer-related illnesses while addressing healthcare policy frameworks.

We extend our congratulations to Prof. Claudia Baldus on her new role.

Read the complete press release via the UKSH website.

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