Powerhouse team of cancer researchers joins UAB

Ravi Bhatia

Two highly acclaimed cancer researchers, Ravi Bhatia, M.D., and Smita Bhatia, M.D., MPH, will join UAB in January 2015.

Smita BhatiaRavi Bhatia, professor in the Department of Medicine, has been appointed director of the UAB Division of Hematology and Oncology and as the deputy director of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Smita Bhatia, professor in the UAB Department of Pediatrics, will hold new positions as director of the Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship in the UAB School of Medicine pending UA System Board of Trustees approval, vice chair for outcomes in the Department of Pediatrics, and associate director for cancer outcomes research at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center. She will also join the Children’s of Alabama medical staff and be the co-director of the Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education.

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