Hematology & Oncology

Priyanka Pophali, MD Assistant Professor (CHS) Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care Medical School: Indira Gandhi Government Medical College, Nagpur, India Residency: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH (Internal Medicine) Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (Hematology/Oncology; Advanced Hematology Fellowship in Lymphoma) Joined the Department of Medicine as a faculty member:...
Mark Burkard, MD, PhD , associate professor, Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care, received a Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator Award. This award, which recognizes research and teaching excellence in faculty who are at mid-career, provides $75,000 in flexible research funds over three years. The funds can be used for research,...
Jennifer Weiss, MD, MS , associate professor, Gastroenterology and Hepatology (pictured above in a 2017 file photo), received a Wisconsin Partnership Program Collaborative Health Sciences Program award for a new interdisciplinary research project that aims to improve rates of colorectal cancer screening in Wisconsin. Colorectal cancer is the second leading...
Vital Signs is featuring introductions to many of the new faculty members and chief residents who joined us in 2019. Each has been invited to provide some background about their primary professional focus in clinical, research, and/or medical education, what drew them to UW-Madison, their hopes and dreams for their...
Ethan Silverman, MD Clinical Instructor Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL (Internal Medicine) Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI (Hospice and Palliative Medicine) Joined the Department of Medicine...
Narjust Duma, MD Assistant Professor (CHS) Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care Medical School: Universidad Catolica Nordestana, Dominican Republic Residency: Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey at University Hospital, Newark, NJ (Internal Medicine) Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (Hematology-Medical Oncology) Joined the Department of Medicine as a faculty...
Each year, UW Health honors the physicians, advanced practice providers (APPs) and clinic teams who have achieved the highest level of exemplary communication skills as recognized by their ambulatory patients through survey feedback/data. Department of Medicine faculty members, affiliated APPs, and clinic teams led by Department of Medicine faculty who...
Jeremy Kratz, MD , fellow, Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care, pictured here, is one of nine subspecialty fellows in the U.S. to receive a grant in the inaugural year of the Doris Duke Physician Scientist Fellowship, a program of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF). The grant will support...
Photo (above): Department of Medicine faculty and staff received awards during a ceremony on October 2, 2019. Front row, left to right: Dr. Steven Ewer, Dr. Subarna Dhital, Dr. Weixiong Zhong, Dr. Sara Johnson, Dr. Brad Astor, Dr. Dudley Lamming, Dr. Betsy Trowbridge. Back row, left to right: Dr. Elizabeth...
This summer, 19 University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Medicine faculty members from seven divisions mentored 25 UW School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) students in the Shapiro Summer Research Program . In the program, students collaborate with faculty mentors for an eight- to 10-week, hypothesis-driven project. Topics span a...