January 25, 2021
Ravi Parikh Wins David Yurman-PCF VAlor Young Investigator Award
Congratulations to Ravi B. Parikh, MD, MPP, FACP, who has won the Prostate Cancer Foundation's 2020 David Yurman-PCF VAlor Young Investigator Award.
Dr. Parikh was celebrated for "developing new clinical biomarker tests that can identify which patients undergoing hormonal therapy are at risk for developing bone fractures, and should be prescribed early bone maintenance therapies.
"This will significantly improve quality-of-life for patients with advanced prostate cancer, starting with the Veteran population," the foundation stated.
Dr. Parikh is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy and Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Staff Physician at the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center