Williams Grant 2016 smallRank:                  
Assistant Professor
The Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship

Campus Address:
Lowder Building, Room 500

Mailing Address: 
1600 7th Avenue South, Lowder 500
Birmingham, AL 35294

Clinical Office Phone: (205) 975-2914
Research Office Phone:
  (205) 638-2120


For an appointment, call (205) 934-9999 or toll free 1 (800) UAB-8816.


Medical School:
Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Internal Medicine Residency:
The University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

Fellowships:
2013 - 2015 The University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
Translational and Clinical Research Curriculum, NC TraCS Institute
2012 - 2015 The University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
Fellowship in Medical Oncology, Research Track
2011 - 2012 The University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC
Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine

Certifications:

Board certified in Internal Medicine
Board certified in Geriatric Medicine
Board certified in Medical Oncology


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
2015 - present International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG)
2013 - present American Society of Hematology (ASH)
2013 - present North Carolina Oncology Association (NCOA)
2012 - present American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
2011 - present American Geriatric Society (AGS)

NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
2015 - present Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
2014 - present Cancer Aging Research Group (CARG)

Awards:
2015 - 2016 Paul Calabresi Career Development Award for Clinical Oncology (K12)
2015 U13 Conference Young Investigator Travel Grant Award
2015 Cancer Outcomes Research Program Travel Award
2014 - 2015 John A. Hartford Foundation Center of Excellence in Geriatric Medicine Scholar
2013 Selected Participant to 12th Annual Southeastern Fellows Research Skills Retreat
2011 - 2014 Reynolds Specialty Faculty Scholar, Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
2011 The James A. Bryan Award for Excellence in Outpatient Internal Medicine
2009 The Joseph Langbord Memorial Prize for Humanitarianism in Medicine
2006 - 2009 Joe Mansfield Scholarship
2006 - 2009 Endowed School of Medicine Scholarship
2005 Cum Laude, Tulane University

Research Interests:
As both a Geriatrician and Oncologist, Dr. Williams’ research is focused on refining treatment selection and improving the outcomes of older adults with cancer. His research involves the use of geriatric assessment and novel biomarkers, such molecular markers of aging and body composition, to better evaluate functional age and developing interventional clinical trials to improve the tolerance and outcomes of older adults undergoing cancer treatment.



Publications: See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

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