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Albert George Thomas, Jr., MD, MS

Albert George Thomas is a gynecologist at the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention. He is also an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Senior Consultant of Family Planning Services at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City.
Dr. Thomas received his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. He completed his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Mt. Sinai Hospital, where he was Executive Chief Resident. Dr. Thomas received a Masters degree in Clinical Research in 2006 from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and New York University. This degree in translational research is an essential step to diminishing healthcare disparities observed in the Harlem community.

Valerie Cuyjet, NP

Valerie Cuyjet is the Supervisor of Cancer Screening Services for the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention.  She is responsible for coordinating and providing services to patients seeking breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancer screening   Ms.  Cuyjet also provides cancer prevention/early detection education and health maintenance counseling as well as recommendations for medical follow up and navigation services to patients.   Ms. Cuyjet joined the staff of the Cancer Center in June of 2000.
Ms.  Cuyjet comes from a social work background.  Her primary career focus has been working with the medically underserved.  Prior to employment at the Ralph Lauren Center, Ms. Cuyjet worked in Oncology and HIV-AIDS primary care services in a variety of tertiary care hospital inpatient and outpatient settings. 
 Ms. Cuyjet earned a Bachelor of Science from the City College of New York and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from SUNY Stony Brook.  She holds a Masters degree in Advanced Practice Nursing from the State University at Stony Brook and is a certified Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist and HIV-AIDS Clinical Specialist.

Franklin Marsh Jr., MD, FACP

Dr. Franklin Marsh is a gastroenterologist at the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention. He was also Associate Director, Department of Medicine and Chief of Hepatology and Gastroenterology at North General Hospital. He is a voluntary attending in the Department of Medicine and Division of Gastroenterology at New York Hospital – Weill Cornell Medical Center.
Dr. Marsh received his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1978. He completed training in Internal Medicine at Harlem Hospital Center – Columbia University College of Physician and Surgeons, where he was also a chief resident in Internal Medicine. Dr. Marsh completed a fellowship in Gastroenterology and Digestive Diseases at the New York Hospital – Cornell Medical Center and was a research associate at Rockefeller University in the laboratory of Mary Jeanne Kreek. He has had an active practice in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology for the past 22 years.
Dr. Marsh is board certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Geriatrics. He is a Fellow in the American College of Physicians and is a member of the American Gastroenterology Association, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, New York Gastroenterology Association and the American Geriatrics Society.

Lucinda Webb, NP

Lucinda Webb is a Nurse Practitioner at the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care. Lucinda works in the Screening Department providing cancer screening services and health education to patients.

Lucinda specializes in working with multi-ethnic groups and has international health experiences in the Middle and Far East. Lucinda is actively involved in Hands Along the Nile Development Services (HANDS), Inc. a Medical Mission program whose aim is to facilitate establishment of new partnerships between American and Egyptian medical professionals. Prior to the Ralph Lauren Center, Lucinda worked at the Strang Cancer Prevention Center, Beth Israel Health Care Systems, Mount Sinai Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital.

Lucinda received a Bachelors of Arts in Anthropology from Radcliffe College and Bachelors and Masters of Arts in Nursing from Columbia University. Lucinda is a Certified Nurse Practitioner and is  also certified in obstetrics and gynecology.

Henry Godfrey, M.D.

Henry Godfrey is a breast surgeon at the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention in New York City. He is also a Clinical Affiliate in the Breast Service, Department of Surgery, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and was the Associate Director of Surgery for North General Hospital. Prior to this, he acted as Director of the Department of Surgery at North General for eight years.

Dr. Godfrey is a member of the New York State and County Medical Societies, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Breast Surgeons and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons. He has a special interest in breast cancer detection and treatment and has been a surgeon at the Breast Examination Center of Harlem, a community program of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, since 1980.

Dr. Godfrey grew up in Jamaica, where he studied at the University of the West Indies. He completed postdoctoral training at Columbia University and Harlem Hospital Center.

Joseph P. Yoe, M.D.

Joseph Yoe is a medical oncologist at the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention in New York City. He was an oncologist at North General Hospital who served as Chief of Hematology and Oncology from 1996 to 2010. Dr. Yoe is also a Clinical Affiliate in the Department of Medicine at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Prior to this he was an Attending Staff Physician and Medical Firm Chief at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center.

Dr. Yoe is board certified in internal medicine, hematology, oncology and hospice palliative medicine. He received his medical training in Rangoon, Burma, and completed a fellowship at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology.

Dr. Yoe has a personal interest in providing superior health services to underserved communities.

Madhuri Devabhaktuni, MD

Madhuri Devabhaktuni is a medical oncologist at the Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention in New York City. Prior to this she was an attending physician at Bayonne Medical Center in New Jersey and a Clinical Research Associate at Albert Einstein Cancer Center/Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Devabhaktuni grew up in India, where she studied at Siddhartha Medical College/University of Health Services in Andhra Pradesh, India. Dr. Devabhaktuni is board certified in oncology, hematology and internal medicine. She completed her hematology-oncology fellowship and internal medicine residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital/Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons. Dr. Devabhaktuni is also a member of the Medical Council of India.

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