Joseph R. Mikhael, MD, MEd

    Joseph R. Mikhael, MD, MEd

    Professor, Applied Cancer Research and Drug Discovery, Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), City of Hope Cancer Center and Chief Medical Officer, International Myeloma Foundation
    • Editor’s Corner: Two Ears, One Mouth Sunday, November 1st, 2020

      I consider myself blessed to come from a medical family. My parents were physicians who were sweethearts in medical school in Egypt. They had a rough road, with many years of training on four continents. They were incredible role models of resilience in the face of discrimination and patience in the midst of persecution, and [...]

    • Editor’s Corner: We Will Fly Again! Monday, June 1st, 2020

      Travel has always been an important part of medicine, as the need to connect with colleagues in person to collaborate and learn from each other is synonymous with our profession. This spring, the coronavirus pandemic has made it necessary to adopt virtual platforms for all activities that used to require travel, like attending conferences, giving [...]

    • How To Give a Talk Friday, November 15th, 2019

      In this special edition of “How We Teach,” Mikkael Sekeres, MD, MS, and Joseph Mikhael, MD, MEd, offer advice to new – and experienced – researchers for giving effective presentations, from respecting the audience to making friends with the AV staff. What is the first thing you do when planning a presentation? Dr. Sekeres: First, know [...]

    • Pulling Back the Curtain: Joseph R. Mikhael, MD, MEd  Monday, December 1st, 2014

      What was your first job? My first job was as a camp counselor, and this actually turned out to be a great job because it was where I met my wife. We were directors of the camp – she directed the girls’ program, I directed the boys’ program – and ultimately became friends. So, I [...]