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
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, Ambulatory Treatment and Emergency Care
- Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Employee Health
- Pulmonary Medicine
- Symptom Research
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, May 3, 8:00-9:00 a.m., FCT3.4167 (Rooms 1,2,7,8)
"Targeting Tumor Angiogenesis Using RNA Interference"
Anil Sood, M.D., professor, Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine
Friday, May 10, 8:00-9:00 a.m., FCT3.4167 (Rooms 1,2,7,8)
"Preventing Thrombosis in Cancer Patients: Applying Novel Biomarkers
and Strategies to an Old Problem"
Jeffrey Zwicker, M.D., assistant professor, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel
Deaconess Medical Center, Boston
Friday, May 17, 8:00-9:00 a.m., Main Building, Hickey Auditorium (R11.1400)
"Update on the Epidemiology of Invsive Fungal Infections in Cancer Patients"
John Perfect, M.D., professor of Medicine and chief, Infectious Diseases and International Health,
Duke University Medical Center and
"New Diagnostic Tools for Fungal Infections"
Thomas Patterson, M.D., professor of Medicine, chief, Infectious Diseases, and director,
San Antonio Center for Medical Mycology, The University of Texas Health Science Center,
Friday, May 24, 8:00-9:00 a.m., FCT3.4167 (Rooms 1,2,7,8)
"Adrenal Masses and Adrenal Cancer"
Mouhammed Habra, M.D., assistant professor, Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders
Friday, May 31, 8:00-9:00 a.m., FCT3.4167 (Rooms 1,2,7,8)
Topic to be announced
Eamonn Quigley, M.D., professor of Medicine and Human Physiology, National University
of Ireland in Cork
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