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Olivera J. Finn

Brief Bio

Olivera J. Finn is distinguished professor and chair of the Department of Immunology at the University of Pittsburgh and director of the Cancer Immunology Program at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. She was president of The American Association of Immunologists from 2007 to 2008 and served on the AAI Council from 2002 to 2006.

Oral History – Full Interview

Interview Date: Saturday, May 5, 2012
Location: Boston, MA

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Oral History – Transcript

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Oral History – Clips


AAI Service History

Joined: 1983
President: 2007–2008
Vice President: 2006–2007
Councillor: 2002–2006


Program Committee: 1991–1994
Committee on Public Affairs: 1996–1999, 2001–2002

Other Service
AAI Representative to the IUIS Council: 2004–2010
IUIS Delegate: 2004–2007

President's Address

"Immunological Weapons Acquired Early in Life Win Battles with Cancer Late in Life," Delivered April 5, 2008

The Journal of Immunology 181, no. 3 (2008): 1589–92.

President's Message

"Primum Succerrere," October 2007

AAI Newsletter (October 2007), 1, 3.

Select Honors and Awards

  • Faculty of the American Cancer Society, 1992–1997
  • University of Pittsburgh Chancellor's Distinguished Research Award, 1996

Institutional/Biographical Links


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