Speakers

Maurie Markman, MD

Maurie Markman, MD
President of Medicine and Science
Cancer Treatment Centers of America

A nationally-renowned oncologist, Dr. Markman is President of Medicine and Science at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA). Previously, he was Senior Vice President of Clinical Affairs and National Director of Medical Oncology. Dr. Markman has more than 20 years of experience in cancer treatment and gynecologic research at some of the country’s most recognized facilities.

In June 2011, he received the esteemed American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Statesman Award. Presented annually, the Statesman Award recognizes individual ASCO members who have shown extraordinary volunteer service, dedication and commitment to ASCO, their hospital community and the patients they serve for at least 20 years.

Most recently, Dr. Markman served as the Vice President for Clinical Research and Chairman of the Department of Gynecologic Medical Oncology at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, where he also served as a Professor of Medicine.

Prior to that, Dr. Markman spent 11 years as Chairman of the Department of Hematology/Oncology and Director of the Taussig Cancer Center at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He also spent five years as Vice Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

A Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Markman is board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology and hematology. He also holds a Certificate of Advanced Study in Bioethics from the Department of Philosophy at Cleveland State University.

Dr. Markman began his undergraduate education at the University of Southern California, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology and graduated summa cum laude. He went on to earn a medical degree from New York University School of Medicine.

Following medical school, Dr. Markman completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Bellevue Hospital-New York University Medical Center, where he was named Chief Resident in his final year. He then completed fellowship training in hematology and oncology at both the National Cancer Institute and Johns Hopkins University in Maryland.

Dr. Markman also holds a master’s degree in health policy and management from New York University Graduate School of Public Administration.

Dedicated to finding new and innovative ways to treat cancer, Dr. Markman has published more than 1,400 articles, editorials, peer-reviewed manuscripts, book chapters, reviews, letters and abstracts.

He has also written or co-edited 10 books and served as an editorial board member on over 40 journals. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of numerous oncology journals, including Oncology Digest and Current Oncology Reports. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Session

Clinical Adoption of Personalized Medicine: Challenges and Solutions
Breakout Session
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM