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Division of Internal Medicine

Division faculty and staff
Seated (left to right): Robert, Gagel, Dimitrios Kontoyiannis, Joel Helmke, Issam Raad, Steven I. Sherman; Standing (left to right): Edward T.H. Yeh, Charles Cleeland, Knox Todd, Ellen Manzullo, Burton Dickey, Lopa Mishra, Ronald Rapini, Carmen Escalante (Note: Williams Atkinson, IV, is currently Division Administrator Ad Interim.)

Our mission is to provide a broad spectrum of research-driven internal medicine care for patients with cancer, including aspects of prevention, treatment and survivorship. 

Our vision is to continually expand our lead as a research-driven internal medicine division in a comprehensive cancer care center.

The Division of Internal Medicine comprises nine departments:

It also includes three sections:

  • Benign Hematology
  • Nephrology
  • Rheumatology

In addition to providing clinical excellence in their division practices, faculty members have developed broad-based research programs in their respective subspecialty areas.

Grand Rounds and Conferences

Friday, Sept. 26, Pickens Academic Tower, Floor 3, Rooms 1,2,7,8
Palliative Care in the Emergency Center
Ahmed Elsayem, M.D., associate professor, Emergency Medicine

 

Friday, Oct. 3, Pickens Academic Tower, Floor 3, Rooms 1,2,7,8
Quality Improvement Presentations by the Departments of Infectious Diseases, 
Infection Control and Employee Health; Emergency Medicine; and Endocrine
Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders
Javier Adachi, M.D., Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Employee Health;
Carmen Gonzalez, M.D., Emergency Medicine; and Maria Cabanillas, M.D., Endocrine
Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders

 

Friday, Oct. 10, Pickens Academic Tower, Floor 3, Rooms 3,4,5,6
Quality Improvement Presentations by the Departments of  Gastroenterology,
Hepatology and Nutrition; General Internal Medicine; and Cardiology
John Stroehlein, M.D., Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition; Adarsh Hiremath, M.D.
and Joanna Manzano, M.D., General Internal Medicine; and Saamir Hassan, M.D., Cardiology

 

Friday, Oct. 17, Pickens Academic Tower, Floor 3, Rooms 1,2,7,8
Quality Improvement Presentations by the Departments of Symptom Research,
Pulmonary Medicine and Dermatology
Lori Williams, Ph.D., Symptom Research; Lara Bashoura, M.D., Pulmonary Medicine; 
and Susan Chon, M.D., Dermatology

 

Friday, Oct. 24, Pickens Academic Tower, Floor 3, Rooms 1,2,7,8
Intravenous Nutritional Support: From Concepts to Administration
Todd Canada, Pharm.D., manager, Clinical Pharmacy Services, Pharmacy Clinical Programs

Past Events

Mechanisms of Symptoms of Multiple Myeloma and Its Therapy (requires Adobe Flash Player)
Charles Cleeland, Ph.D., Bharat Aggarwal, Ph.D., Patrick Dougherty, Ph.D., Loretta Williams, Ph.D., James Reuben, Ph.D., and Xin Shelley Wang, Ph.D.
August 7, 2009


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