Division of Internal Medicine
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:
- Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders
- Emergency Medicine
- Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
- General Internal Medicine
- Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Employee Health
- Pulmonary Medicine
- Symptom Research
It also includes three sections:
- Benign Hematology
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, Aug. 1, 8:00-9:00 a.m., Pickens Academic Tower, FCT3.4167, Rooms 1,2,7,8
When, What and Why of Non-endoscopic Testing for Gastrointestinal Disorders
Andrew DuPont, M.D., UT Health
Friday, Aug. 8, 8:00-9:00 a.m., Pickens Academic Tower, FCT3.4167, Rooms 1,2,7,8
Generating Designer T Cells Specifically for Opportunistic Infections
Laurence Cooper, M.D., Ph.D., professor, Pediatrics -- Patient Care
Friday, Aug. 15, 8:00-9:00 a.m., Pickens Academic Tower, FCT3.4167, Rooms 1,2,7,8
The Principles and Practice of Opioid Initiation and Rotation
Akhila Reddy, M.D., assistant professor, Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine
Friday, Aug. 22, 8:00-9:00 a.m., Pickens Academic Tower, FCT3.4167, Rooms 1,2,7,8
Yet to be announced
Burton Dickey, M.D., professor and chair, Pulmonary Medicine
Friday, Aug. 29, No Grand Rounds today
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