Institute for Cancer Outcomes & Survivorship

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Faculty Administrative Position

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    Smita Bhatia M.D., Director

    Smita Bhatia, MD, MPH joined UAB in 2015 to establish the Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship. She is the Gay and Bew White Endowed Professor in Pediatric Oncology and serves as Vice Chair for Outcomes in the Dept. of Pediatrics. She also serves as the Associate Director for Outcomes Research at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Bhatia completed her training in Blood Banking, Hematology/ Oncology and BMT from the University of Minnesota, where she also received her MPH in Epide...

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    Melissa Richard, Assistant Professor - Research (P)

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    Xuexia Wang, Associate Professor - Clinical (P)

  • Center Members - Faculty

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    Aman Wadhwa, Associate Scientist (C)

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    Donna Murdaugh, Member (C)

    Dr. Murdaugh is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist who is focused on research involving understanding and improving neurocognitive outcomes in pediatric and young adult cancer survivors. Dr. Murdaugh’s interests include: understanding long-term neurocognitive outcomes in cancer survivors utilizing neuropsychological assessment and multimodal neuroimaging, developing a risk prediction model to identify cancer patients at greatest risk for neurocognitive deficits, and developing targeted...

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    Emily Johnston, Member (C)

    I am a pediatric oncologist with a clinical focus on solid tumors and research focus on disparities in end-of-life care. I am originally from Iowa, went to Carleton College in Minnesota for undergraduate before heading to Stanford for my medical training (medical school, residency, and fellowship). I joined the UAB faculty July 2018.

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    Grant Williams M.D., Member (C)

    Medical Oncologist and Geriatrician focused on the management of Gastrointestinal Malignancies.

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    Kelly Kenzik Ph.D., Member (C)

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    Kristy Broman, Member (C)

    Dr. Kristy Broman is an Assistant Professor in the UAB Division of Surgical Oncology and Member of the UAB Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship. In addition to her clinical emphasis on skin and soft tissue oncology, she conducts health services and outcomes research, emphasizing implementation strategies for delivery of high-quality care across the cancer care continuum. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee, where she earned her Medical ...

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    Noha Sharafeldin, Member (C)

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    Purnima Singh, Member (C)

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    Radhika Gangaraju, Member (C)

    Dr. Gangaraju comes to our division from the University of Utah and Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City, where she completed a Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology and conducted research with Dr. Josef Prchal, a former UAB Hematology member. Originally from India, Dr. Gangaraju received her Bachelors in Medicine and Bachelors in Surgery (M.B.B.S.) degrees from Rangaraya Medical College, Andhra Pradesh. She completed an Internal Medicine Residency in the UAB Montgomery program from 2010-13...

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    Xuexia Wang, Member (C)

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