Star Award Gala – Columbus 2022

Star Award Gala – Columbus 2022

For 29 years, Ohio Cancer Research has honored the most prominent and successful business and civic leaders in the Columbus area at the Star Award Gala to raise funds for basic cancer research, public information and awareness.

John Kessler
Executive V.P. & CSO
Encova Insurance

This year is no exception as we honor John Kessler, Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, Encova Insurance on Wednesday, December 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hilton Columbus at Easton to raise funds for basic cancer research, public information and awareness.

Robert A. Baiocchi, MD, PhD
OSU Medical Center & James Cancer Center

The evening also includes the presentation of the 2022 Sanford Goldston Memorial Research Award to Robert A. Baiocchi, MD, PhD, The Ohio State University Medical Center & James Cancer Center.

Live entertainment by Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus. This is a 45-minute show you don’t want to miss!!

OCR has provided over $2.12 million in seed money to Columbus area researchers at The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital that has generated over $252 million from other sources to continue work based on initial success.

We look forward to your presence at this exciting event and encourage those of you who are unable to attend to donate to this very important cause. You can make a difference in the fight against cancer!

Proud Sponsors

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Dec 07 2022


6:30 pm


Hilton Columbus at Easton
Columbus, OH


Ohio Cancer Research

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