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Larivee Promoted to Senior Vice President at Fox Chase Cancer Center

PHILADELPHIA (Jan. 2008)— Fox Chase Cancer Center has promoted Theresa Larivee to senior vice president and chief financial officer of Fox chase Cancer Center. She joined the staff as CFO in 2006 and was promoted to senior vice president in 2007.

Since joining the staff, Theresa "has done an outstanding job of streamlining and improving the finances of the Center," said Michael V. Seiden, MD, PhD, president and CEO of Fox Chase Cancer Center.

Larivee came to Fox Chase from Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. There she served as deputy vice president and associate dean of budget and finance. She was responsible for working with the vice president for finance to provide financial leadership for the Medical Center Division, a 1.3 billion enterprise comprised of four schools and an administrative department. Previously Larivee was CFO of Columbia's department of surgery.

Earlier she held a series of successively responsible positions at the New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, including financial and business administrator for the adult tertiary care center, director of financial operations for Columbia-Presbyterian and director of operations for Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian.

Larivee received her B.S. in business administration from Ramapo College in Mahwah, N.J., and her M.B.A. 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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