Faculty
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Douglas R. Adkins, MD

Professor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Medical Oncology

Clinical Interests

  • Head and neck cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Thyroid cancer

Contact

  • 314-747-8475 (tel)
  • 314-362-7086 (fax)
  • 14th Floor Northwest Tower (office)
  • Division of Oncology
    Campus Box 8056
    Washington University Medical School
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Biosketch

Education
1982 BS in Biological Sciences (summa cum laude), Wright State University, Dayton, OH
1986 MD, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH
Post-graduate Training
1986-1989 Internship & Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, TX
1989-1990 Fellowship, Medical Oncology/Hematology, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, TX
1990-1992 Fellowship, Bone Marrow Transplantation, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, TX
Academic Appointments
1992-1994 Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation, Oncology & Hematology
Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, St. Louis, MO
1992-1994 Director, Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant Program
Medical Director, National Marrow Donor Program Transplant/Collection Center
Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation, Oncology & Hematology
Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, St. Louis, MO
1995-2002 Assistant Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1995-2004 Medical Director, National Marrow Donor Program Transplant and Collection Center, Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Oncology, St. Louis, MO
1998-2003 Supervisor, Data Management Section, Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Oncology, St. Louis, MO
2002-2012 Associate Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2008-present Primary Institutional Investigator, Washington University Mayo Clinic Phase II Consortium
2011-present Director, Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship Program, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2012-present Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Committees
1993-1994 Working Group on Medical Records, Saint Louis University Medical Center
1993-1994 Southwest Oncology Group - Leukemia Committee
1995-1996 Mucositis Committee: Standards for Grading/Guidelines for Treatment, Barnes Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine
1995-2003 Bone Marrow Transplant Unit QA/QI Committee Barnes Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine
1996-2003 Barnard Cancer Center Physician's Advisory Board, Washington University School of Medicine
1996-2003 Protocol Review Committee, Division of BMT & Stem Cell Biology, Washington University School of Medicine
1997-2003 Protocol Quality Assurance Committee, Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine
1998-2003 Clinical Effectiveness Program - BMT Working Group, Barnes-Jewish Hospital & Washington University School of Medicine
2004-present Head & Neck Cancer Focus Research Group, Siteman Cancer Center & Washington University School of Medicine
2012-present Siteman Cancer Center Clinical Trials Working Group
Board Certification
1990 Internal Medicine
1993 Medical Oncology
Honors & Awards
1982 Montgomery County Medical Society Auxiliary Internal Medicine Scholarship
1982 Departmental Honors, Biological Sciences
1983 Miami Valley Family Practice Association Scholarship
1984 Montgomery County Medical Society Auxiliary Internal Medicine Scholarship
1984 Academy of Medicine Award, Wright State University School of Medicine
1985 Alpha Omega Alpha
1989 American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Fellowship Recipient
1992 Recipient, American Society of Clinical Oncology Travel Grant
1995 Recipient, Dinah Kukes Grant, Phi Mu Foundation
2003-2015 Best Doctors in America
2012 Distinguished Clinician Award Nomination
2012 Fellow Teacher of the Year Award
Professional Societies
  American Society of Clinical Oncology
  International Society for Hematotherapy and Graft Engineering
  International Society for Experimental Hematology
  American Society of Hematology
  American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  American College of Physicians
  National Marrow Donor Program
  Texas Medical Association
  National Cancer Institute (Investigator #21461)
  CALGB Investigator (Membership #4322)
  National Comprehensive Cancer Network Bone Cancers Panel
  St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society
  ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group: Scientific Member
  CTEP Investigator (ID #21461)
  NSABP Member (Institution #019)
Contributions
  American Board of Internal Medicine: Contributor to the recertification program
  Council Member: Council on Education and Standards, Task Force on Guidelines for Clinical Centers and Training. American Meeting for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, ASBMT Council Report, 2001
  Clinical Mentor: Lucille P. Markey Special Emphasis Pathway in Human Pathobiology, Washington University School of Medicine
  National Comprehensive Cancer Network: Bone Cancer Panel Member