Faculty
Oncology Division
Alphabetical list (active faculty):   
Douglas R. Adkins

Douglas R. Adkins, MD

Professor

Department of Medicine

Oncology Division

Medical Oncology

Clinical Interests

  • Head and neck cancer
  • Thyroid cancer

Contact

  • 314-747-8475 (office)
  • 314-362-7086 (fax)
  • Division of Oncology
    Campus Box 8056
    Washington University
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • 11th Floor Mid-Campus Center (office)

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 and 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
2008-2018 Primary Institutional Investigator, Washington University Mayo Clinic Phase II Consortium
2011-2019 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 Leukemia Committee, Southwest Oncology Group
1993-1994 Working Group on Medical Records, Saint Louis University Medical Center
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 Protocol Review Committee, Division of BMT & Stem Cell Biology, Washington University School of Medicine
1996-2003 Barnard Cancer Center Physician's Advisory Board, 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
2015-present NCI Head and Neck Steering Committee
2015-2016 Otolaryngology Search Committee, Washington University School of Medicine
2016-present NCI Metastatic and Recurrent Head & Neck Cancer Task Force
2017-present High Cost Medication Committee, Siteman Cancer Center & Washington University School of Medicine
2020-present Chair, BJH Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, Siteman Cancer Center & Washington University School of Medicine
Board Certification
1990 Internal Medicine
1993 Medical Oncology
Honors & Awards
1982 Departmental Honors, Biological Sciences
1982 Montgomery County Medical Society Auxiliary Internal Medicine Scholarship
1983 Miami Valley Family Practice Association Scholarship
1984 Academy of Medicine Award, Wright State University School of Medicine
1984 Montgomery County Medical Society Auxiliary Internal Medicine Scholarship
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-present Best Doctors in America
2012 Fellow Teacher of the Year Award
2012 Distinguished Clinician Award Nomination, October 2011
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)