Dr. Emily Sonnenblick Honored at American Cancer Society Luncheon

Emily Sonnenblick, M.D., of the prestigious Rosetta Radiology Group, was honored last week by The American Cancer Society at The Mothers of the Year 2012 Awards Luncheon for her cutting edge work in women’s imaging and her dedication to family values and community outreach.

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Dr. Sonnenblick and the two other women that were honored at the annual luncheon, Grace Hightower De Niro and Diane Reidy-Lagunes, M.D., represent the epitome of career women, wives and mothers in the community for their compassion and dedication to advancements in cancer treatment. The Mother of the Year Award aims to recognize exemplary work in philanthropy and medicine and the dynamic women who make the work of the American Cancer Society possible. Sonnenblick is honored to join the ranks of other beneficial women who have supported important research, detection and prevention programs like Tory Burch, Dr. Deborah Axelrod, Muffie Potter Aston and Dr. Freya Schnabel.

In her acceptance speech, Dr. Sonnenblick commented saying, “The American Cancer Society is a powerful advocate for sound screening guidelines for cancers. It plays a role as a beacon and has not given in to revisionist and misinformed attitudes towards screening.” Most notably recognized for her work in Women’s Imaging at Rosetta Radiology, Sonnenblick is grateful to the American Cancer Society for the opportunity to be recognized for her dedication to early detection and treatment. She is also grateful for her supportive staff and colleagues at Rosetta Radiology and her family for sharing her mission of ridding the world of cancer.

Offering state of the art imaging, Dr. Sonnenblick and her radiologist partners at Rosetta Radiology will continue striving towards advancements in cancer prevention and control, supporting the groundbreaking efforts of the American Cancer Society.

Emily Sonnenblick, M.D. is a co-founder of Rosetta Radiology, a diagnostic radiology and radiation oncology practice on the Upper East Side in New York City. She received her M.D. from Weill Cornell Medical College, served her medicine internship at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York and completed her residency in radiology at Hospital University in Pennsylvania and Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. Sonnenblick completed a fellowship in ultrasound and imaging at the Mt. Sinai Medical Center and continue to maintain a teaching appointment on the staff. An American Board of Radiology certified radiologist, Sonnenblick’s expertise is in women’s imaging and is a member of RSNA, the New York Metropolitan Breast Society, the Ultrasound Society, the ACR and the New York County Medical Society. She is married to Ken Offit, M.D., M.P.H., who heads clinical genetics at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and has three daughters.