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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, 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
COPD: A New Look at an Old Disease

Nick Hanania, M.D., associate professor of Medicine, Critical Care and 
Pulmonary Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine

Friday, Aug. 29, No Grand Rounds today

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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